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... I think we could of named our price for those tickets before kick off but no money could replace seeing King Suarez in the flesh, doing what he does best. As one of the lads pointed out, a chance and a half and two goals, a privilege to see a world class footballer on top of his game. The gang have arrived in Rio for our last two games, festivities have certainly stepped up a notch here. Stay tuned for further pathetic match ...
... on the international stage-such an honor :-P and onceaagain refered to as kangaroos! needless to say we were all pretty tired from our previous matches but still managed to win with the help of 1 French man. another great day! Rio is slowly getting ready for the world cup! giant tv screens, shops and markets filled with soccer merchandise-the atmosphere is heating up!! we also had a photo with our Brazilian doorman, who we named Ed thanks to ...
... is the sarcastic comment from Karen. That said, the Flamengo fans do make a racket and win an entertaining game 4-2 with the two teams sieve like defences fitting the Brazilian stereotype perfectly. Despite the sparse crowd I can't say I wasn't impressed with the stadium and can only imagine what the atmosphere is like with 96,000 bums on seats. A few days in we accept Katia's very kind invitation to drive 2 hours out of the city to her house in the jungle. We haven't really a clue ...
... won the second groups parade last year so they moved up to the top league. They were all amazing, each school lasted for ages, none of us expected the parades to be that long, thousands of competitors in each school. All the dancers were so in time and so well rehearsed very impressive as they had to repeat it over and over until they had reach the very end of the 800meter runway. The costumes were unreal and the amount of time and effort gone into all the ...
After quite a long flight we arrived in Rio early in the morning. However, it turned out our lift from the airport thought we weren´t arriving till the evening. A quick phonecall sorted that and we only had to wait an hour or so. And the time wasn´t totally wasted - Andy managed to think of at least 10 new disasters waiting for us in Rio.
After we had got our stuff dropped off at the hostel ...
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