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Howard Webb 'moved' by Brazil singing

20 June 2013, 13:16

Brazil -  English referee Howard Webb was "really moved" by the a cappella rendition of the Brazilian national anthem sung by fans before Brazil's 2-0 Confederations Cup win over Mexico on Wednesday, according to Selecao coach Luiz Felipe Scolari.

The match at Fortaleza's Estadio Castelao took place amid a highly charged atmosphere after some 15 000 demonstrators assembled outside the stadium before the game, prompting violent skirmishes with police.

The clashes followed days of mass protests across Brazil in protest at public transport price increases and the use of public funds for the organisation of the Confederations Cup and next year's World Cup.

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