US Arrives in Congested Sao Paulo for FIFA World Cup

For the United States football team, their overnight flight was not as tiring as their journey from the airport to their team hotel which took about 2 hours, 20 minutes.

updated: June 11, 2014 11:05 IST
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Sao Paulo: The 4,080-mile overnight flight to Sao Paulo was easy for the U.S. World Cup team.

A 4-mile bus ride from its base hotel through the city's perpetually congested streets to the Americans' training camp was another matter. (Also read: Carnival or chaos? FIFA World Cup poised for kick-off)

"We haven't had any problem, other than the traffic. But other than that, not too bad," goalkeeper Tim Howard said Monday after the Americans arrived in Brazil exactly one week before their World Cup opener against Ghana. (Related read: Jennifer Lopez to perform at World Cup opener)

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