Brazil's German settlements prepare for World Cup final
Despite the fact that Germany knocked them out of the World Cup, most Brazilians are cheering for the country in the final - and not just because of the historic rivalry with Argentina.
Tens of thousands of Germans settled in Brazil during the 19th and 20th centuries, helping shape a number of Brazilian cities. For those with German roots, a German victory will feel a little bit their own.
Julia Carneiro reports one of the first German settlements in Brazil, Petropolis.
13 Jul 2014
- From the section Latin America & Caribbean