Cum on Feel the Noize

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So, was it good for you too?

The football fairytale you live in bursts and it´s time to head home to reality.

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Fortaleza fan fest fun: a critical evaluation

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Kharkiv two years ago in Ukraine was dominated by the Dutch, who brought their oompah songs, orange boiler suits and their shtrange anticsh that would probably be banned in any other country.

It was much more fun than the game that followed.

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Klose but no cigar – Ghana 2 Germany 2

IMG_5205[1]The guy from Rio at the pre-match bar by the Castelao was not impressed.

He said: “Fortaleza. This is the worst regional capital in our country. It is so poor.”

For the first time since arriving we certainly saw the extremities of the rich-poor divide in this country.

And on the pitch, there was a similar stark contrast to see.

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