England's footballers have been trying out a few new moves as some players joined in a display of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira. It was part of a push to win over a few new fans in one of the city's favalas, or shanty towns, home to some of its poorest 70,000 people.
Manager Roy Hodgson has encouraged players to experience who and what is around them.
ITV News Sports Editor, Steve Scott reports from Rio de Janeiro:
Brush up on your football knowledge ahead of the World Cup with some of the key stats about the 32 teams vying for glory in Brazil.
As Rio prepares to host the World Cup, the army have moved into the urban slum favela regions, attempting to make them safer.
Panini football stickers are in high demand on the streets of Sao Paulo ahead of the World Cup Finals.