England vs Brazil: 2-2 draw

England managed to secure a 2-2 draw with Brazil at the Maracana Stadium in Rio during their international friendly.

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England draw 2-2 with Brazil at Maracana Stadium in Rio

England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (left) celebrates scoring their first goal of the game with team-mate James Milner Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

England managed to secure a 2-2 draw in tonight's international friendly with Brazil at the famous Maracana Stadium in Rio.

Goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Wayne Rooney put England ahead minutes from time before Brazil equalised.

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Fans gather for Brazil vs England international

Fans gathered ahead of tonight's Brazil vs England international friendly at Rio's Maracana stadium.

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England and Brazil fans gather in downtown Rio de Janeiro before the International Friendly Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Brazil fans gather in downtown Rio de Janeiro before the International Friendly. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Fans gather in downtown Rio de Janeiro before the International Friendly Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

England squad leave their hotel for Brazil match

The Football association has tweeted video showing the England players leaving their hotel for the match against Brazil in Rio.

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England fans sing anthem in Rio ahead of Brazil match

England fans are singing the national anthem in bars in Rio. Credit: @VauxhallEngland

England fans are singing the national anthem in bars in Rio ahead of England's match against Brazil at the Maracana Stadium.

Watch the game and the build up live on ITV from 7.30pm or online via ITV Player.

England fans before they go on stage. Credit: @englandfans

England 'first to play at Maracana stadium'

Roy Hodgson has confirmed England will be the first team to play at the newly revamped Maracana stadium in Rio in tomorrow's match against Brazil.

The England manager, when asked whether he thought the stadium was ready, said "Maybe there is a little bit of extra work to be done, but they have a year to sort that out."

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Brazil stadium confusion raises World Cup questions

England's match against Brazil will go ahead this weekend after a judge ruled Rio's Maracana stadium is safe to play in.

Sunday's friendly was supposed to be the venue's grand re-opening.

However the embarrassing confusion has raised concerns about whether the country is ready to host next year's World Cup.

From Rio ITV News Brazil Correspondent Nick Ravenscroft reports:

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