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Opening Ceremony

Singers Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Singers Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Singers Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Singers Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Singers Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Singers Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Performers pose during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers pose during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers pose during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Performers participate in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers participate in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers participate in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Performers participate in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers participate in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers participate in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A performer is thrown into the air during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014 REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A performer is thrown into the air during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014 REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A performer is thrown into the air during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014 REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Performers participate in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers participate in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers participate in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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(L-R) Singers Jennifer Lopez, Claudia Leitte and Pitbull perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

(L-R) Singers Jennifer Lopez, Claudia Leitte and Pitbull perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

(L-R) Singers Jennifer Lopez, Claudia Leitte and Pitbull perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A dancer performs during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A dancer performs during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A dancer performs during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Fans from Switzerland pose as they attend the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup opening match at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Fans from Switzerland pose as they attend the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup opening match at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Fans from Switzerland pose as they attend the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup opening match at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Performers dance during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers dance during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers dance during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Performers arrive for the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Performers arrive for the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Performers arrive for the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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A fan gestures as he attends the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo, June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A fan gestures as he attends the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo, June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A fan gestures as he attends the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo, June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Performers arrive for opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers arrive for opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers arrive for opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Performers dance during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers dance during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Performers dance during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A performer participates in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A performer participates in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A performer participates in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Brazilian fans pose during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Brazilian fans pose during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Brazilian fans pose during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Performers dance during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Performers dance during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Performers dance during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Performers dance during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Performers dance during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Performers dance during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and Claudia Leitte perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and Claudia Leitte perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and Claudia Leitte perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Performers look upwards during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Performers look upwards during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Performers look upwards during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Performers take part in the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Performers arrive for opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Performers arrive for opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Performers arrive for opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte performs on a platform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte performs on a platform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte performs on a platform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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Performers dance in costumes during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Performers dance in costumes during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Performers dance in costumes during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull embrace as they perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull embrace as they perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull embrace as they perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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