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Brazil gets ready to host the Confederation Cup

28 May 2013 Last updated at 21:41 BST

According to Fifa, The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, around 620,000 tickets have been sold for the Confederations Cup games in six different Brazilian cities.

The tournament is a dress-rehearsal for next year's World Cup.

The country's security forces are under scrutiny as a debate has been emerging since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, as to whether military forces should be used to patrol cities - a task normally given to local police.

Rodrigo Pinto reports.