By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The FIFA World Cup is just four short months away and global media attention is fixed on the country as preparation for football's biggest prize goes down to the wire. With the competition's kick-off approaching, The Rio Times seized the opportunity to speak to the Ministry for Sport about the World Cup, the nation's preparations and the Seleção's chances of lifting the trophy . . .

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