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The Unforgettable World Cup: 31 Days of Triumph and Heartbreak in Brazil

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The 2014 World Cup brought with it excitement, drama, artistry and disappointment -- both on and off the field. This e-book from The Wall Street Journal collects dispatches from our coverage of the sights, sounds and culture of the world's favorite sport as seen in Brazil, its spiritual home.

We’ve collected highlights from The Journal's coverage of the tournament, added a
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Kindle Edition, 153 pages
Published July 17th 2014 by The Wall Street Journal
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Lily  Lu
Jan 13, 2015 Lily Lu rated it liked it
I wish it had more articles that covered more of the teams. Some of the articles mentioned had little to no tie in with the Cup. If you love Brazil or Argentina then this is for you. I was hoping as I mentioned to hear more on the other teams.
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Useful for football fans

For me this book is very interesting
It provides detailed information about almost all the teams
Has colourful pictures
And many more qualities
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Fun compilation of articles on different World Cup related topics
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“Neymar went off on a stretcher, there was no sense around the stadium that his tournament was done. Everyone was far more preoccupied by Brazil hanging onto its slender lead.” 0 likes
“less down the road. Brazilians are known to hang streamers and paint their streets in the green and yellow of the country’s flag at Cup time. There was almost none of that. On opening day, at the Itaquerão, São Paulo was cold, drizzly and flagless. Tension” 0 likes
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