Soccer-FIFA says Brazil will be ready for World Cup (Reuters)

By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO, June 12 (Reuters) – Three days before the start of the Confederations Cup and exactly a year before the World Cup kickoff, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke dismissed concerns that Brazil will not be ready for the bigger tournament. Flanked by soccer great Pelé, who urged Brazilian fans to stand unified behind their still evolving national team, Valcke unveiled a clock in Rio de Janeiro counting down the days until the World Cup starts. …

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