Brazil beefs up security for football final

Police launch largest ever operation for Confederations Cup final in Rio de Janeiro to quell protests.

    Brazilian police are mounting their largest security operation for the FIFA Confederations Cup football final in Rio de Janeiro to quell ongoing protests.

    Civil unrest has been sweeping the country and aimed at FIFA and Brazil’s spending on the World Cup in 2014.

    The Confederations Cup final will be played on Sunday night.

    Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Rio de Janeiro.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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