Argentina Fans Expected to Boost Rio Economy: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While worries increase that Argentina’s financial crisis could affect Brazilian production and exports, in Rio de Janeiro, officials forecast that the more than 100,000 tourists from Argentina expected to arrive for the 2014 FIFA World Cup final could inject upwards of US$100 million into the state's economy.

To earn their spot in the final, Argentina edged out Holland 4-2 during penalties to win their semi-final match . . .

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