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Brazil: A primer on the 2014 World Cup host country

South America's giant, Brazil, is a vibrant but still-developing country with a rich history but challenging social and economic conditions for many. If there's a singular passion however, it is soccer.
South America's giant, Brazil, is a vibrant but still-developing country with a rich history but challenging social and economic conditions for many. If there's a singular passion of the country, however, it is soccer. . Getty Images

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