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World Cup Celebrations Subdued in Rio Working Class Neighborhoodi
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Scott Bobb
June 11, 2014 9:29 PM
Football fever is building as Brazil prepares to launch the 2014 World Cup on Thursday, but celebrations in some areas are subdued compared to previous years. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from Vila Isabel, a neighborhood near Rio de Janeiro's famed Maracana Stadium.

World Cup Celebrations Subdued in Rio Working Class Neighborhood

Scott Bobb

Published June 11, 2014

Football fever is building as Brazil prepares to launch the 2014 World Cup on Thursday, but celebrations in some areas are subdued compared to previous years. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from Vila Isabel, a neighborhood near Rio de Janeiro's famed Maracana Stadium.


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