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2014 World Cup City Focus: Cuiabá

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Situated right in the very middle of South America lies the capital city of the state of Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, also known as the "Green City". More famous for its excellent museums and beautiful rural landscape than its football, it will nonetheless come into its own as a host city for Brazil's 2014 World Cup.

Situated in Brazil's mid-West and founded in 1727, Cuiabá was settled in relative isolation from . . .

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