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Brazil football side heads to S. Africa

 Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, greets Brazil's soccer player Robinho during a visit at the Alvorada palace in Brasilia, Wednesda...
 Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, greets Brazil's player Kaka during a visit at the Alvorada palace in Brasilia, Wednesday, May 26,...

Brazil World Cup

Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, greets Brazil's soccer player Robinho during a visit at the Alvorada palace in Brasilia, Wednesda...

Brazil World Cup

Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, greets Brazil's player Kaka during a visit at the Alvorada palace in Brasilia, Wednesday, May 26,...

Brazil's national football squad have met with the country's president before leaving for South Africa to begin their quest for a sixth World Cup title.
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva received the team with bear hugs Wednesday in the capital Brasilia.
The team, led by Real Madrid playmaker Kaka, starts against North Korea on June 15.
The other teams in Group G are Portugal and Ivory Coast in what many are calling the toughest group of the finals.


Updated : 2021-01-22 05:20 GMT+08:00