Eye on Brazil - 50 days until the World Cup

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be here before you know it. The road to the big event has been a rocky one for Brazil. There are concerns about stadiums being finished on time, vandalism, and rioting.

Leading up to the World Cup we will be showcasing imagery from Brazil to help you stay tapped in to what is going on.

People gather to observe the Perimetral overpass, after its partial demolition as part of Rio's Porto Maravilha (Marvelous Port) urbanisation project, in Rio de Janeiro April 20, 2014. The project is for the city's redevelopment ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS SPORT SOCIETY OLYMPICS BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
People gather to observe the Perimetral overpass, after its partial demolition as part of Rio's Porto Maravilha urbanisation project, in Rio de Janeiro
People gather to observe the Perimetral overpass, after its partial demolition as part of Rio's Porto Maravilha (Marvelous Port) urbanisation project, in Rio de Janeiro April 20, 2014. The project is for the city's redevelopment ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS SPORT SOCIETY OLYMPICS BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 21: Brazilians play altinha, a spin-off of soccer played on the beach, as others gather on Ipanema Beach in a low-lying mist on April 21, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Altinha is Portuguese for "a little higher" and involves players attempting to keep the ball in the air without using their hands. Brazilians play many spin-offs of soccer including altinha, footvolley and futsal. Brazil is gearing up to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup in June. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Brazil's Various Forms Of Soccer
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 21: Brazilians play altinha, a spin-off of soccer played on the beach, as others gather on Ipanema Beach in a low-lying mist on April 21, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Altinha is Portuguese for "a little higher" and involves players attempting to keep the ball in the air without using their hands. Brazilians play many spin-offs of soccer including altinha, footvolley and futsal. Brazil is gearing up to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup in June. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A view is seen inside a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
A view is seen inside a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador
A view is seen inside a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
A man carries goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
A man carries goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador
A man carries goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
An Arara parrot sits in an aviary at the city zoo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Temperatures in Rio de Janeiro reached 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
An Arara parrot sits in an aviary at the city zoo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Temperatures in Rio de Janeiro reached 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
An Arara parrot sits in an aviary at the city zoo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Temperatures in Rio de Janeiro reached 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Fog sourrounds the mountains in Goncalves, in the state of Minas Gerais in southwestern Brazil, April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)
Fog sourrounds the mountains in Goncalves, in the state of Minas Gerais
Fog sourrounds the mountains in Goncalves, in the state of Minas Gerais in southwestern Brazil, April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)
PARATY, BRAZIL - APRIL 18: Worshipers stand while carrying bamboo torches during the traditional 'Procissao do Fogareu' (Procession of the Torches) through the historic center of town during Semana Santa (Holy Week) festivities on April 18, 2014 in Paraty, Brazil. Holy Week marks the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations for Catholics. Brazil holds more Catholics than any other country. Paraty was built as a Portuguese colonial town shortly after Portugal colonized Brazil in 1500. Paraty flourished during the 18th Century as the main port to ship Brazilian gold to Portugal. The town center is well preserved and the cobblestone streets remain closed to automobiles. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Brazilians Take Part In Semana Santa Events Ahead Of Easter
PARATY, BRAZIL - APRIL 18: Worshipers stand while carrying bamboo torches during the traditional 'Procissao do Fogareu' (Procession of the Torches) through the historic center of town during Semana Santa (Holy Week) festivities on April 18, 2014 in Paraty, Brazil. Holy Week marks the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations for Catholics. Brazil holds more Catholics than any other country. Paraty was built as a Portuguese colonial town shortly after Portugal colonized Brazil in 1500. Paraty flourished during the 18th Century as the main port to ship Brazilian gold to Portugal. The town center is well preserved and the cobblestone streets remain closed to automobiles. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Church volunteers and homeless people participate in a Way of the Cross procession, as a homeless man lies on the ground in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Church volunteers and homeless people participate in a Way of the Cross procession, as a homeless man lies on the ground in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Church volunteers and homeless people participate in a Way of the Cross procession, as a homeless man lies on the ground in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Stands for music sheets are seen inside the Ibirapuera Auditorium, designed by late Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, at Ibirapuera park in Sao Paulo April 19, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup soccer matches in Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL SOCIETY)
Stands for music sheets are seen inside the Ibirapuera Auditorium, designed by late Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, at Ibirapuera park in Sao Paulo
Stands for music sheets are seen inside the Ibirapuera Auditorium, designed by late Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, at Ibirapuera park in Sao Paulo April 19, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup soccer matches in Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL SOCIETY)
Soldiers patrol the city center during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
Soldiers patrol the city center during a police strike in Salvador
Soldiers patrol the city center during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
Children play at the edge of a lagoon at the Ecological Reserve of Guapiacu (REGUA) in Rio de Janeiro April 19, 2014. Picture taken April 19, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)
Children play at the edge of a lagoon at the REGUA in Rio de Janeiro
Children play at the edge of a lagoon at the Ecological Reserve of Guapiacu (REGUA) in Rio de Janeiro April 19, 2014. Picture taken April 19, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)
A woman closes the door garage of her house between graffiti-filled walls along "Beco do Batman" (Batman's alley) in the Vila Madalena neighbourhood, which is a well-known open-air graffiti museum, in Sao Paulo April 20, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup soccer matches in Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL SOCIETY)
Woman closes the door garage of her house between graffiti-filled walls along "Beco do Batman" (Batman's alley) in Sao Paulo
A woman closes the door garage of her house between graffiti-filled walls along "Beco do Batman" (Batman's alley) in the Vila Madalena neighbourhood, which is a well-known open-air graffiti museum, in Sao Paulo April 20, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup soccer matches in Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL SOCIETY)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 19: A man poses his dog in the occupied Complexo da Mare, one of the largest 'favela' complexes in Rio, on April 19, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Brazilian government has deployed nearly 3,000 federal troops to occupy the group of violence-plagued slums ahead of the June 12 start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The group of 16 communities house around 130,000 residents and had been dominated by drug gangs and militias. Mare is located close to Rio's international airport and has been mentioned as a likely pacification target for the police amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Rio Mare Favela Remains Occupied Ahead of World Cup
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 19: A man poses his dog in the occupied Complexo da Mare, one of the largest 'favela' complexes in Rio, on April 19, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Brazilian government has deployed nearly 3,000 federal troops to occupy the group of violence-plagued slums ahead of the June 12 start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The group of 16 communities house around 130,000 residents and had been dominated by drug gangs and militias. Mare is located close to Rio's international airport and has been mentioned as a likely pacification target for the police amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo April 15, 2014. Several hundred people marched through Brazil's biggest city on Tuesday in a peaceful protest that was the latest in a series of small demonstrations against the upcoming World Cup. Brazil will host the June 12-July 13 tournament for the first time since 1950 but there is unrest among locals who believe too much money has been spent on preparing for the global showpiece to the detriment of public services such as health, education and transport. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo
Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo April 15, 2014. Several hundred people marched through Brazil's biggest city on Tuesday in a peaceful protest that was the latest in a series of small demonstrations against the upcoming World Cup. Brazil will host the June 12-July 13 tournament for the first time since 1950 but there is unrest among locals who believe too much money has been spent on preparing for the global showpiece to the detriment of public services such as health, education and transport. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
Demonstrators march to protest the amount of money spent on World Cup preparations in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Brazil will host the soccer tournament this year. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Demonstrators march to protest the amount of money spent on World Cup preparations in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Brazil will host the soccer tournament this year. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Demonstrators march to protest the amount of money spent on World Cup preparations in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Brazil will host the soccer tournament this year. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Soldiers patrol the city center during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
Soldiers patrol the city center during a police strike in Salvador
Soldiers patrol the city center during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 19: Brazilian soldiers keep watch in the occupied Complexo da Mare, one of the largest 'favela' complexes in Rio, on April 19, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Brazilian government has deployed nearly 3,000 federal troops to occupy the group of violence-plagued slums ahead of the June 12 start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The group of 16 communities house around 130,000 residents and had been dominated by drug gangs and militias. Mare is located close to Rio's international airport and has been mentioned as a likely pacification target for the police amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Rio Mare Favela Remains Occupied Ahead of World Cup
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 19: Brazilian soldiers keep watch in the occupied Complexo da Mare, one of the largest 'favela' complexes in Rio, on April 19, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Brazilian government has deployed nearly 3,000 federal troops to occupy the group of violence-plagued slums ahead of the June 12 start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The group of 16 communities house around 130,000 residents and had been dominated by drug gangs and militias. Mare is located close to Rio's international airport and has been mentioned as a likely pacification target for the police amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 16: A security guard keeps watch at the entrance to Olympic Park, the primary set of venues being built for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on April 16, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More than 2,000 workers have been on strike at the site for the past two weeks in spite of an apparent new settlement. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Workers Building Rio's Olympic Park Continue Strike
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 16: A security guard keeps watch at the entrance to Olympic Park, the primary set of venues being built for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on April 16, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More than 2,000 workers have been on strike at the site for the past two weeks in spite of an apparent new settlement. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 19: A girl is bathed with water collected from the one pipe with running water available to dozens of area residents in an impoverished section of the occupied Complexo da Mare, one of the largest 'favela' complexes in Rio, on April 19, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Brazilian government has deployed nearly 3,000 federal troops to occupy the group of violence-plagued slums ahead of the June 12 start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The group of 16 communities house around 130,000 residents and had been dominated by drug gangs and militias. Mare is located close to Rio's international airport and has been mentioned as a likely pacification target for the police amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Rio Mare Favela Remains Occupied Ahead of World Cup
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 19: A girl is bathed with water collected from the one pipe with running water available to dozens of area residents in an impoverished section of the occupied Complexo da Mare, one of the largest 'favela' complexes in Rio, on April 19, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Brazilian government has deployed nearly 3,000 federal troops to occupy the group of violence-plagued slums ahead of the June 12 start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The group of 16 communities house around 130,000 residents and had been dominated by drug gangs and militias. Mare is located close to Rio's international airport and has been mentioned as a likely pacification target for the police amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Colombia soccer fan Suzana poses after picking up her 2014 World Cup tickets in Rio de Janeiro April 18, 2014. FIFA Venue Ticketing Centres were opened in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Host Cities. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
Suzana poses after picking up her 2014 World Cup tickets in Rio de Janeiro
Colombia soccer fan Suzana poses after picking up her 2014 World Cup tickets in Rio de Janeiro April 18, 2014. FIFA Venue Ticketing Centres were opened in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Host Cities. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
Fog sourrounds a farm in the mountains in Goncalves, in the state of Minas Gerais in southwestern Brazil, April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Fog sourrounds a farm in the mountains in Goncalves, in the state of Minas Gerais
Fog sourrounds a farm in the mountains in Goncalves, in the state of Minas Gerais in southwestern Brazil, April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
People look into a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
People look into a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador
People look into a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state, April 17, 2014. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup, adding to fears about the country's ability to ensure safety during the event. At least 22 people were killed in and around the northeastern city of Salvador after state police went on strike early on Wednesday to demand better pay and other benefits, the Bahia state government said on Thursday, prompting the federal government to dispatch troops to restore order. REUTERS/Valter Pontes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
Workers prepare scaffolds to paint the Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), an old aqueduct from the colonial era, in Rio de Janeiro April 16, 2014. Rio de Janeiro is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
Workers prepare scaffolds to paint the Arcos da Lapa in Rio de Janeiro
Workers prepare scaffolds to paint the Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), an old aqueduct from the colonial era, in Rio de Janeiro April 16, 2014. Rio de Janeiro is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 16: A man fishes as another surfs at Arpoador on April 16, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A cold front delivered rains and heavy surf to Rio the past two days. The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins in Brazil June 12. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Cold Front Brings Surfing Conditions to Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 16: A man fishes as another surfs at Arpoador on April 16, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A cold front delivered rains and heavy surf to Rio the past two days. The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins in Brazil June 12. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A journalist records a piece-to-camera at the construction site of the Arena de Sao Paulo Stadium, which will host the opening soccer match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, in Sao Paulo April 15, 2014. Corinthians have taken formal control of the stadium that will host the opening match of this year's World Cup but officials said on Tuesday there is still a lot of work to do before the arena is ready to host big games. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION MEDIA)
A journalist records piece-to-camera at construction site of Arena de Sao Paulo Stadium, which will host opening soccer match of 2014 FIFA World Cup, in Sao Paulo
A journalist records a piece-to-camera at the construction site of the Arena de Sao Paulo Stadium, which will host the opening soccer match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, in Sao Paulo April 15, 2014. Corinthians have taken formal control of the stadium that will host the opening match of this year's World Cup but officials said on Tuesday there is still a lot of work to do before the arena is ready to host big games. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION MEDIA)
A barman prepares "Caipirinhas", Brazil's national cocktail, made with cachaca (sugar cane hard liquor), sugar and lemon or another fruit, at Fogo de Chao, a Brazilian steakhouse where food is prepared the traditional gaucho way, in Sao Paulo April 15, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL FOOD SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
A barman prepares "Caipirinhas", Brazil's national cocktail, in Sao Paulo
A barman prepares "Caipirinhas", Brazil's national cocktail, made with cachaca (sugar cane hard liquor), sugar and lemon or another fruit, at Fogo de Chao, a Brazilian steakhouse where food is prepared the traditional gaucho way, in Sao Paulo April 15, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL FOOD SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Men work at the still unfinished Itaquerao stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The stadium that will host the World Cup opener match between Brazil and Croatia on June 12, will hold nearly 70,000 people in the opener, but after the World Cup its capacity will be reduced to about 45,000. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Men work at the still unfinished Itaquerao stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The stadium that will host the World Cup opener match between Brazil and Croatia on June 12, will hold nearly 70,000 people in the opener, but after the World Cup its capacity will be reduced to about 45,000
Men work at the still unfinished Itaquerao stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The stadium that will host the World Cup opener match between Brazil and Croatia on June 12, will hold nearly 70,000 people in the opener, but after the World Cup its capacity will be reduced to about 45,000. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
The moon is shown in eclipse in Brasilia April 15, 2014. The lunar eclipse on Tuesday will unfold over three hours when the moon begins moving into Earth's shadow. A little more than an hour later, the moon will be fully eclipsed and shrouded in an orange, red or brown glow. REUTERS / Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
The moon is shown in eclipse in Brasilia
The moon is shown in eclipse in Brasilia April 15, 2014. The lunar eclipse on Tuesday will unfold over three hours when the moon begins moving into Earth's shadow. A little more than an hour later, the moon will be fully eclipsed and shrouded in an orange, red or brown glow. REUTERS / Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
A general view of the Municipal Theater in Sao Paulo April 14, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL SOCIETY)
A general view of the Municipal Theater in Sao Paulo
A general view of the Municipal Theater in Sao Paulo April 14, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TRAVEL SOCIETY)

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