POSTED: April 23rd 2014

Sports Travel: Fifty thousand England fans head to Brazil 2014

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More than 50,000 England football fans will be heading to Brazil for this summer's World Cup, according to latest figures released by the football governing body FIFA.

England fans have bought 53,387 match tickets for the tournament, which will be held between June 12 and July 13.

Games will be played in 12 host cities, including Rio de Janeiro where two people were killed yesterday as violence spilled out onto the streets in the popular tourist area of Copacabana.

Fans from Brazil and the US have the greatest number of match tickets, while Germany has been allocated 53,583, slightly more than England. France has received 31,608, Switzerland 17,298, Holland 14,741, Spain 12,985. Italy has the least at 9,539.

Keywords · Brazil 2014 · England · FIFA World Cup

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