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Pele says protests may hurt World Cup

Posted by Kate Halliwell on May 20, 2014 at 4:40 AM

GRNlive correspondent Bruce Douglas is in Rio de Janiero

BBC News: The Brazilian footballing great Pele says he fears the many protests in the country could hurt the World Cup. Thousands of Brazilians have been taking to the streets to protest against the high costs of hosting of the tournament. Pele said he sympathised with the demonstrators, adding that many foreigners could cancel their trips to the World Cup as a result.

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