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Business of Sport: More than a game

At the gates of Belo Horizonte’s Estádio Mineirão, the security guards are getting used to Fifa being their new bosses.

8th June, 2014

Brazil is a country ill-prepared to host a World Cup, and its population doesn’t want to pay for it either, writes Ewan MacKenna in Belo Horizonte.

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Almost everyone here is ready. Each in their own important way. At the gates of Belo Horizonte’s Estádio Mineirão, the security guards are getting used to Fifa being their new bosses, the governing body having taken over the stadium for the duration of the World Cup....

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