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Police in riot gear take cover from incoming objects as they are posted up on the sidewalk, during protests in opposition to Brazil hosting the 2014 World Cup games, in the Tijuca neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. The World Cup came to an end today with the final match between Argentina and Germany. Germany defeated Argentina 1-0. Protests have been sporadic since the announcement of the World Cup games being awarded to Brazil, in which approximately 11 billion dollars were spent in preparation for the games.