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Fans who walked or sang to Brazil

  • 24 June 2014
  • From the section Magazine

The World Cup has brought football fans from around the world to cities across Brazil to cheer on their favourite teams.

The BBC's Franz Strasser has met some of them after they flew, walked or sang their way to the World Cup.

Brazil

Media captionRio resident on decorating the streets in green and yellow

Netherlands

Media captionWhy 30 orange cars drove 17,400 miles to Rio

Argentina

Media captionArgentina fan on being behind enemy lines

France

Media captionDuo film World Cup matches from fans' point of view

Belgium

Media captionBelgians, beer and the boys in Brazil

Chile

Media captionMeet some of the 3,000 Chile fans who drove in caravans to the World Cup

Bosnia and Hercegovina

Media captionBosnia's first World Cup ends in defeat - and a party

Iran

Media caption'Celebrity status' for Iran fans in Brazil

Australia

Media captionNewlyweds' World Cup honeymoon outlasts England's stay

Greece

Media captionNikos Strathorakis's World Cup winning slogan

England

Media captionFour from England walked 1,966 km to Brazil for the World Cup.

Spain

Media captionA life-long Spanish football fan travels to Rio to root for her home team at the 2014 World Cup.

USA

Media captionGareth Leonard left his job in 2009 to explore South America for five years, aiming to wrap up the whirlwind tour at the World Cup in Brazil

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