Brazil, site of the World Cup, on Americas Now

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Brazil, site of the World Cup, on Americas Now

There’s only a few more days left until the World Cup final will be viewed across the globe by millions. 

Brazil, site of the World Cup, on Americas Now

For local Braziians, soccer is not only an obsession, but a symbol of national pride and identity. Through tough times, soccer has been the great unifier sport. Differences between the rich and the poor dissolve, bringing everyone together by the game of fútbol.

With the eyes of the world on Brazil, Americas Now goes to the heart of the action to give you an in-depth look of the South American nation. From soccer to music, politics and economics to social changes, energy to fuel the country’s growth to the energy felt in stadiums, our correspondents will cover the Cup from multiple angles, and paint the story of a sleeping giant many believe has finally awakened.

Join us as Americas Now brings you to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo; two of Brazil’s most thriving cities.

Brazil, site of the World Cup, on Americas Now

Brazil, site of the World Cup, on Americas Now

For the residents of Brazil, soccer is not only an obsession, but a symbol of national pride and identity. Through tough times, soccer has been the sport that is a great unifier. Differences between the rich and the poor dissolve, bringing everyone together by the game of fútbol.