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Swiss fans have a home away from home in Rio during the World Cup, and fans of every team (as well as locals) have been stopping by the Baixo Suica, a Swiss Fan Zone erected on the bank of the picturesque Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in the center of the city. Took a bike ride over there Sunday morning, just in time to catch the end of the Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic Wimbledon final match, which was showing on a jumbo screen. Swiss fans were hoping for a Federer win, but it was not to be.

The Swiss fan zone is decorated with Swiss flags, cows, skis, and watches. They serve a full menu of Swiss food, and there is a samba band playing Brazilian music. Check it out...





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A very cool find.

great pics, thanks for showing us the W.C. scenes outside the stadiums.

Ship shape,

nice to find you (or anyone else) here on ms. kaufman's "total futbol" site. the regulars on the good ship cote have continued blogging there, but ms. kaufman deserves a few more posts, as she is active on futbol 365 days/year. hope she is having a great time and her pictures are good stff

Thanks to you guys for posting comments on my Blog!!! It's about TIME our soccer-crazed Miami fans started showing up here! As much as I love Cote, show me some love!! Tell your friends. This is World Cup Central!
Michelinha (my Brazilian name!)

Thanks for stopping by the Blog! I am trying to show the ambiance here in Brazil, which is terrific.
I'm in Belo Horizonte today. Should be a great match!
Michelinha (my Brazilian name)

Hello to shadow.
Ms. Kaufman's dedication needs a wider audience for sure. I appreciate her work.

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