Germany-USA game hit by rainstorm of biblical proprtions

The Rio Report

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There's been all sorts of concern about the heat in Brazil, but nobody thought about what would happen if there was torrential rain.

Well, that's the problem the weather is presenting today in Recife - where Germany take on the USA.

No word yet on the state of the pitch - or indeed the roads to the stadium, which can hold 42,160 spectators.

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