The Brazilian soccer team is at Curitiba for the pre-season prior to departure for the World Cup in South Africa. The players and the coach Dunga arrived at Curitiba on July, 21st. The Brazilian team will stay in Curitiba until Wednesday, when they will head to South Africa.
The city of Curitiba has prepared a series of actions to mark the passage of the Brazilian Soccer Team in town. The fountain of Santos Andrade Square was painted to resemble the Brazilian flag. The Boardwalk of the Flower was decorated with green and yellow lanterns and streamers were hang on 141 street poles reminding the years that Brazil was champion. All the flowers of the Flower Street were replaced with yellow flowers.