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The London Eye will turn yellow, blue and green tonight to mimic the Brazilian flag. It's to celebrate the start of the FIFA World Cup. Here's how the London Eye looked during a practice run.
The World Cup finally kicks off in Brazil tonight. And parts of London have begun gearing up for party. Thousands are expected to gather in Trafalgar Square, ahead of Brazil's game against Croatia.
Traf square looking busy http://t.co/0DkwBf8rKZ