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Argentina's Barras Bravas
Rahul Pathak hears how violence at club level in Argentina could have an impact on the next World Cup in Brazil.
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2011 07:38


The violence that followed River Plate's relegation from the Argentina's top football division for the first time in their 110-year history has raised questions over hosting the Copa America final at their ground, the Monumental, on July 24.

Rahul Pathak looks into the culture of Barra Brava hooliganism in Argentina, and finds out how it could be a major headache for Brazil at the World Cup in 2014.

Broadcast on June 30, 2011.

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