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ESPN Prepares To Tell 'Full Story' Of Brazil World Cup, Will Spotlight Mexico, Brazil

04 / 17 / 14

ESPN's World Cup Coverage By The Numbers 2 – host sets at Clube dos Marimbas used by ESPN and ESPN International. 15 – World Cup rosters for English-language TV pundits. 25 – cameras at host set location. 29 – English-language on-air com...

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