Futebol internacional em contagem regressiva para o início da Copa do Mundo no Brasil em 12 de junho

International soccer in countdown to World Cup’s start in Brazil on June 12

May 26, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend World Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampa climes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms high above the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.

The monthlong event starts June 12, when Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, hosts the opening game.

Last-minute preparations are still being completed for the onslaught of fans, with finishing touches on stadiums where the games will be played and at airports where visitors will arrive.

Vendors are arranging World Cup merchandise from key chains to T-shirts. Some merchandise features a cartoon rendering of the tournament’s official mascot, Brazil’s three-banded armadillo, which can roll up into a soccer-like ball when startled. (Associated Press Published: May 26, 2014, 10:13 am)

  1. expected
    considered likely or probable to happen or arrive
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend World Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampa climes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms high above the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.
  2. attend
    be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attendWorld Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampa climes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms high above the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.
  3. amazon
    a large strong and aggressive woman
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend World Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampa climes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms high above the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.
  4. region
    the extended spatial location of something
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend World Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampa climes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms high above the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.
  5. chilly
    appreciably or disagreeably cold
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend World Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampa climes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms high above the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.
  6. clime
    the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend World Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampaclimes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms high above the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.
  7. statue
    a sculpture representing a human or animal
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend World Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampa climes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms high above the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.
  8. above
    in or to a place that is higher
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend World Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampa climes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms highabove the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.
  9. tournament
    a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — About 300,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend World Cup matches across Brazil, from the steamy Amazon region in the north to the chillier pampa climes in the south to Rio de Janeiro, where the Christ the Redeemer statue spreads his arms high above the Maracana stadium where the tournament’s final game will be.
  10. event
    something that happens at a given place and time
    The monthlong event starts June 12, when Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, hosts the opening game.
  11. host
    a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
    The monthlong event starts June 12, when Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, hosts the opening game.
  12. preparation
    the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    Last-minute preparations are still being completed for the onslaught of fans, with finishing touches on stadiums where the games will be played and at airports where visitors will arrive.
  13. complete
    perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities
    Last-minute preparations are still being completed for the onslaught of fans, with finishing touches on stadiums where the games will be played and at airports where visitors will arrive.
  14. onslaught
    (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    Last-minute preparations are still being completed for the onslaught of fans, with finishing touches on stadiums where the games will be played and at airports where visitors will arrive.
  15. finish
    come or bring to a finish or an end
    Last-minute preparations are still being completed for the onslaught of fans, with finishing touches on stadiums where the games will be played and at airports where visitors will arrive.
  16. arrive
    reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
    Last-minute preparations are still being completed for the onslaught of fans, with finishing touches on stadiums where the games will be played and at airports where visitors will arrive.
  17. vendor
    someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    Vendors are arranging World Cup merchandise from key chains to T-shirts.
  18. arrange
    put into a proper or systematic order
    Vendors are arranging World Cup merchandise from key chains to T-shirts.
  19. merchandise
    commodities offered for sale
    Vendors are arranging World Cup merchandise from key chains to T-shirts.
  20. some
    quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
    Some merchandise features a cartoon rendering of the tournament’s official mascot, Brazil’s three-banded armadillo, which can roll up into a soccer-like ball when startled.
  21. feature
    a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    Some merchandise features a cartoon rendering of the tournament’s official mascot, Brazil’s three-banded armadillo, which can roll up into a soccer-like ball when startled.
  22. rendering
    a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    Some merchandise features a cartoon rendering of the tournament’s official mascot, Brazil’s three-banded armadillo, which can roll up into a soccer-like ball when startled.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brasil - Cerca de 300 mil visitantes de todo o mundo são esperados para participar da Copa do Mundo em todo o Brasil , a partir da região cheia de vapor Amazônia no norte, até os climas mais frios pampa do sul para o Rio de Janeiro, onde a estátua do Cristo Redentor abre os braços bem acima do estádio do Maracanã , onde jogo final do torneio será.

O evento de um mês começa no dia 12 de junho, quando a maior cidade do Brasil , São Paulo, acolhe o jogo de abertura .

Preparações de última hora ainda estão em fase de conclusão para o ataque de fãs, com toques finais sobre os estádios onde os jogos serão jogados e nos aeroportos onde os visitantes vão chegar.

Os fornecedores estão organizando mercadoria Copa do Mundo de chaveiro até camisetas. Alguma mercadoria caracteriza uma rendição dos desenhos animados da mascote oficial do torneio, tatu-bola do Brasil, que pode rolar em uma bola de futebol , como quando assustado.
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