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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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