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WORLD CUP JUNE 21, 2010

Best of the Web, AM Edition

Simon Kuper: Brazilian football has moved from poetry into prose

Familiar pattern emerging in Capello's reign

Will fans just have to accept diving?

Rob Hughes: cracks in the European camps

Tim Vickery: South American stars shine

Zonal Marking: Brazil always in control against Ivory Coast, Portugal exploits the space against North Korea

Gabriele Marcotti: Denmark's Simon Kjaer is a throwback to the ball-playing defenders of old

Can the Cup really spur grassroots soccer in South Africa?

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