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World Cup schedule for different host cities-protests continue

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by Joseph Earnest  June 9, 2014   


Newscast Media BRASILIAAs if all the anticipation around a FIFA World Cup opening match was not enough, fans who are lucky enough to be attending the opening game have one more reason to arrive early at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 12, 2014.

At 3:15 pm, the opening ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ is sure to thrill the public while paying homage to Brazil's three biggest treasures – nature, people and football. This spectacular opening ceremony will climax with an exciting performance of the Official Song world football’s greatest show - , "We Are One" by Pitbull, Claudia Leitte and Olodum. Below are the teams that will be participating:


Teams will be playing matches at different venues, and the entire schedule for the matches can be downloaded or read in this PDF file. (pop-up)   

Meanwhile, the BBC is reporting that riot police has been trying to contain thousands of Brazilian protestors who are unhappy about the amount of money being spent on the the games at the expense to the the cost of living of Brazilians which has gone up. Protestors believe the government raised prices on public transportation and commodities, in order to pay for the brand new stadiums that were constructed.

Brazilian President Dilma Roussef has vowed not to allow street protests to disrupt the World Cup. Add Comments>>















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