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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Photos of the Day: March 20, 2014

Brazilians play altinha, a spin-off of soccer played on the beach, on Ipanema Beach on March 19, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Altinha is Portuguese for 'a little higher' and involves players attempting to keep the ball in the air without using their hands. Brazilians play many spin-offs of soccer including altinha, footvolley and futsal. Brazil is gearing up to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup in June.