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Rio de Janeiro

On 1 January 1502, the Portuguese explorer Gaspar de Lemos brought his ship into a bay on the Brazilian coast, which is now called Guanabara Bay.
    2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Preliminary Draw
    The eyes of the footballing world will be on Rio de Janeiro on 30 July, when the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Preliminary Draw, the first major Kick-Of...

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      2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Preliminary Draw

      • Brazilian Football star Cafu draws out the names from the pot during the Preliminary Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
      • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter meets Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff
      • Brazilian singers Ana Carolina (L) and Ivan Lins perform during the Preliminary Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
      • Oliver Bierhoff, manager of Germany speaks to the media after the Preliminary Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
      • Group D of the European Zone is drawn during the Preliminary Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
      • Ivete Sangalo during the Preliminary Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup