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Football tournament kicks off Brazil protests

Protests mar Confederations Cup as many are angry over taxpayers' money being spent on sporting events.

Last Modified: 17 Jun 2013 06:59
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The start of football's Confederations Cup in Brazil has been marred by violent protests.

Demonstrators in major cities are furious about rising transport costs - and the huge amount of taxpayers' money being spent to host global sporting events.

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Rio De Janeiro.

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