World Cup protesters aimed to sabotage the biggest sporting event on the globe. Repression and negotiation changed that plan.
It's all about whether citizens of the world's greatest soccer nation see Argentina primarily as a neighbor or a rival.
The mood of Brazil was more glum than angry following Tuesday's World Cup loss to Germany.
In the crowded bars around the FanFest, Brazilians sat -- some with faces blank with disbelief, others with their heads in their hands.
Brazil's "team" of street vendors sees the World Cup as a chance to beat legal obstacles to long-term legitimacy.
Groups with varying agendas protested on the streets of São Paulo, and some of the demonstrations turned violent.
U.S. soccer fans enjoyed victory and celebrity at a public viewing of the U.S.-Ghana World Cup match in Sao Paulo on Monday.
From culinary snobbery to corrupt construction contracts, Brazilians have plenty to be bothered about concerning the World Cup.