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Blatter pledges $100m to Brazil

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has pledged to give at least $100 million from profits back to Brazil after protests over the high cost of staging the World Cup.

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Brazilian players 'in favour of the protests'

Brazil striker 'Fred' Frederico Chaves Guedes told Associated Press reporter Rob Harris: "I'm in favour of the protests," during a training session yesterday.

protesters are already gathering ahead of the Confederations Cup match that will see brazil meet Uruguay later.

Protesters are already gathering, but Brazilian players have lent their support to the demonstrations. Credit: ITV News/ Nick Ravenscroft

Last month Brazilian football star Neymar scored a spectacular goal in the Confederations Cup after saying he had been inspired by the protests.

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