07/04/2014

Video: French fans outside Maracana

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

 

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07/01/2014

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...

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Guess who this guy is rooting for??

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These guys BELIEVE!

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06/30/2014

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.

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Rio at night...

Copacabana at night...

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06/29/2014

When in Rio...

...you MUST make a visit to see this...stunning statue, stunning views of the city...

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06/28/2014

Scene in Rio: COL v URU

Here's what it looks and sounds like around historic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro a few hours before Colombia vs. Uruguay Round of 16 Match!! LOTS of Colombian and Uruguayan fans here, should be a really great atmosphere for their game.

 

Carlos "El Pibe'' Valderrama lookalikes!!

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Every bar and restaurant around stadium OVERFLOWING with fans watching Brazil v Chile thriller from Belo Horizonte!! 1-1 after regulation!

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More fans watching Brazil-Chile on TV...

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