Panic on the streets of Rio: Bitterness rises between Brazil and Argentina fans ahead of Maracana final

São Paulo tube is packed with Brazilians and Argentinians on the way to Arena Corinthians for the World Cup semi-final. The Dutch are no more than bystanders. It is all very quiet until the blue and white fans start counting till seven, altogether. Some of the hosts smirk, others get silently angry and decide to begin another count, this one till 28 – the number of years that Argentina haven't lifted football's holy grail.



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