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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Tear gas fired as 5,000 protesters clash with police

Around 5,000 anti-government protesters clashed with riot police in Fortaleza, Brazil, ahead of the Spain v Italy Confederations Cup semi-final in the city.

Protesters run away from tear gas fired by the police. Credit: Reuters
Riot police fire tear gas at protesters near the Estadio Castelao. Credit: Reuters
Peaceful demonstrators try to hold back protesters ready for riots near the stadium. Credit: Reuters

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