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Brazil’s upside-down Cup: Bad on field, good off

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  • Brazil’s upside-down Cup: Bad on field, good off

    A fireworks display is seen over the Maracana stadium after the soccer World Cup final match between Argentina and Germany, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina. (AP Photo/Adriana Lorete-Agencia o Globo)

Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014 5:00 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO — For Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup.

Brazilians lost at what they were certain they would win — soccer — and won where so many expected failure — organization.

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