There are already plenty of England fans in Brazil.
And thousands more will be descending on the country as the World Cup kicks off in a little over 48 hours.
For most they'll arrive by plane. But for one man Lancashire has chosen a more adventurous route.
And as Chris Hall's been finding out it's a journey that's been hitting the headlines across the South America.
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