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Fans in Rio Favela Celebrate Brazil World Cup Qualificationi
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June 24, 2014 9:27 PM
Every time Brazil’s national team plays in the football World Cup, normal life in the country comes to a halt. In rich neighborhoods or in poor ones, people gather together to watch the action. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from Tavares Bastos, a poor community built on a hill overlooking Rio de Janeiro.

Fans in Rio Favela Celebrate Brazil World Cup Qualification

Published June 24, 2014

Every time Brazil’s national team plays in the football World Cup, normal life in the country comes to a halt. In rich neighborhoods or in poor ones, people gather together to watch the action. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from Tavares Bastos, a poor community built on a hill overlooking Rio de Janeiro.


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