World Cup Day Started With Protests, Tear Gas In São Paulo

With a nationwide wave of excitement but also wafts of tear gas, the country that sees itself as the artful soul of football but is deeply conflicted about spending billions of dollars on hosting its showcase tournament kicked off one of the most troubled World Cups ever. Andrew O'Reilly files a photographic report from São Paulo. (All photos: FOX NEWS)

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