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Australia is the first team to arrive in Brazil for World Cup

Socceroos have landed but they have plenty of work to do to escape Group B

Australia's Tim Cahill stands on a fence and celebrates scoring a goal against South Africa during their friendly soccer match in Sydney, Monday, May 26, 2014
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Australia's Tim Cahill stands on a fence and celebrates scoring a goal against South Africa during their friendly soccer match in Sydney, Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

SOCCERLY.COM: Australia has become the first of the total 31 teams to land in Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Socceroos have touched Brazilian ground this Wednesday, 28 May, at around 18:00 local time, at the Curitiba International Airport.

“We are the underdogs. It will be a good opportunity for the Australian team to surprise, so this is all very exciting. And being in the ‘soccer country’ is an extra motivation, of course”, said midfielder Tommy Oar before the team boarded another flight - to Vitoria, in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, where Australia’s Team Base Camp is located. ... read more on Soccerly.com

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