PROTESTS HIT BRAZIL CUP OPENER

“Brazil’s opening Confederations Cup match was affected by protests that left 39 people injured.

Up to 1,000 Brazilians demonstrated outside the country’s national stadium to vent their anger at the amount of money the country is spending on staging next year’s World Cup.

Police used tear gas and pepper spray to control protesters before the match.”

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