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U.S. fans making their mark in Brazil
U.S. fans making their mark in Brazil

Manaus is more a sauna than a city, a frontier outpost in the middle of a rain forest 200 miles from the equator. It's the last stop before the Amazon and not the kind of place where you'd expect to see grown men walking down the street wearing face paint or spandex suits in the colors of the American flag. Yet that's exactly what it looked like last Sunday for the World Cup soccer game between the U.S. and Portugal. Soccer may still be trying to find its place in the top tier for U.S. sports fans, but the national team's rabid and colorful supporters have already carved out a niche of their own in Brazil, where they outnumber fans from every country except the host...

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