Brazilians out to boost nation with Confederations Cup success

Updated: 26 June 2013 09:39 IST

World football body FIFA voiced confidence earlier that authorities can ensure security during Wednesday's game despite the fact Belo Horizonte was the scene of an ugly 70,000-strong protest last Saturday. More than 1.5 million Brazilians have demonstrated against poor public services and corruption in recent days and some marches have turned violent, but polls say two thirds of fans back the World Cup.

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