Christopher Gaffney

Federal Fluminense University

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Visiting professor at Federal Fluminense University in Brazil

Christopher Gaffney on KCRW

In the semi-finals of this year’s World Cup, Brazil lost to Germany by 7 to 1—a major blow to the host country. But Brazil also proved itself capable of staging a world-class event.

Brazil’s World Cup Experience: The Take and the Heartache

In the semi-finals of this year’s World Cup, Brazil lost to Germany by 7 to 1—a major blow to the host country. But Brazil also proved itself capable of staging a world-class event.

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