RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A senior executive with the official World Cup corporate hospitality provider was arrested Monday in the plush beachside hotel where FIFA President Sepp Blatter is staying, as part of a Brazilian police investigation into illegal ticket sales.
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BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — The Brazilian football confederation says left back Marcelo’s grandfather has died, but that the player will remain with the Brazil team at its World Cup training camp.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Over the past two decades, tens of millions of Brazilian children have grown up with the same dream, of being the striker who won the World Cup for their country.