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Video: Scene Fri. night in Rio

Apparently, these Brazilians have not heard the news that Neymar is out for the rest of the tournament with a back injury...


Video: German fans party outside Maracana!

German fans far outnumber French at Maracana, and they were partying hours before the match!


Video: French fans outside Maracana

Here is what French fans look like outside Maracana stadium in Rio before QF vs Germany...


Poll: Favorite goal celebration??

Poll: Brazil or Colombia?

Poll: Who will win today?


Lineups: USA v BEL

USA: Howard; Johnson, Gonzalez, Besler, Beasley; Cameron, Bradley, Jones; Zusi, Dempsey (c), Bedoya.

Coach opts not to start Kyle Beckerman, going with Gonzalez and Cameron. Weston's Bedoya back in lineup.

BEL: Courtois; Alderweireld, Kompany, Van Buyten, Vertonghen; Fellaini, Witsel, De Bruyne; Mertens, Origi, Hazard.

Lukaku not starting.

Pre-game scene in Salvador!

It's a gorgeous sunny day in Salvador...2 hours before USA v BEL kickoff...wonderful, serene scene outside this stadium, where there is a lakeside park filled with friendly, tame American and Belgian fans. Not as noisy as Colombia-Uruguay crowd, but they're having fun! This will give you an idea...


Guess who this guy is rooting for??



These guys BELIEVE!



Salvador, day before The Game

Here are some scenes from Salvador, day before USA v. Belgium. Even the favelas are decorated for the World Cup in this lively town.