Gary Meenaghan, our man in Brazil, talks to Chitrabhanu Kadalayil about how a football-crazy country is getting ready for the Fifa World Cup, which is only a week away. Producd by Deepthi Unnikrishnan.
Extra Time podcast: World Cup holds much promise for Brazilians despite the problems – Ep 32
Ruan Licas, 13, plays ball in a street decorated for the upcoming World Cup in the Ceilandia suburb of Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. The international soccer tournament is set to begin next week. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)