Destination: Estadio Mineirao for Brazil vs. Germany World Cup semifinal

With Avenida Antônio Abrahão Caram closed to most vehicles, fans with tickets to the Brazil-Germany match had to trek about a mile to Belo Horizonte’s Estadio Mineirao. My stroll:


Hotel elevator: Take me to the 6 or 18. (By Steven Goff — The Washington Post)

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Not everyone is thrilled about World Cup in Belo Horizonte. (By Steven Goff — The Washington Post)

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Fans express  support for Selecao, signing an enormous flag spread out in the road median. (By Steven Goff — The Washington Post)

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A long walk on a nice day to Estadio Mineirao. (By Steven Goff — The Washington Post)

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Lucha libre meets the World Cup. (By Steven Goff — The Washington Post)
Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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