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By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - On last Sunday, April 5th, Rio de Janeiro stopped. Taça Rio, the state's soccer tournament had its last round before the semifinals. Eight simultaneous matches started at 4PM and virtually anything could happen. Almost every one of the 16 teams had a decisive game. Some were struggling for a spot in the semifinals, and others fighting not to be dropped from the first division. Each group's top two teams would go to the semifinals.

In Group A, Vasco and Fluminense were already in the semifinals, since they had more . . .

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