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November 27, 2014

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A pet rooster named Paquita Fred stands next to a replica of the World Cup trophy in front of Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The 11 year old rooster wearing a cape with the colors of the Brazilian national soccer team and a medallion of the local Fluminense soccer club gets his name from Fred, the Brazilian footballer who plays as a striker for Fluminense and is now one of the members of the national soccer team. The World Cup soccer tournament starts Thursday.

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A pet rooster named Paquita Fred stands next to a replica of the World Cup trophy in front of Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The 11 year old rooster wearing a cape with the colors of the Brazilian national soccer team and a medallion of the local Fluminense soccer club gets his name from Fred, the Brazilian footballer who plays as a striker for Fluminense and is now one of the members of the national soccer team. The World Cup soccer tournament starts Thursday.