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Court's Decision Will Enable Argentine 'Barra Bravas' To Travel To Brazil For World Cup

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 18 / 14

Members of Argentine "barra bravas" ("fan gangs") who have criminal records "will be able to travel to Brazil for the World Cup without problems," according to the DPA. The Argentine government announced on Wednesday that it will "not appeal against the court's decision to prevent the State from tur...

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