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June 7, 2014

Linda Robertson: Brazil badly needs World Cup success on field – and as host

The last time Brazil was host of the World Cup, it was 1950, and the home team lost to Uruguay in the championship match. Devastation to the national psyche was so extreme that suicides were reported in the wake of the game, including two at the Maracana stadium.

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