Mexico vs. Cameroon, the second match of the 2014 World Cup, just kicked off in Natal, a tropical city in northeast Brazil. Until yesterday, it hadn’t rained in Natal since mid-May. Now, torrential storms are flooding the city where bus drivers are striking and there is a rising concern about mosquitoes carrying Dengue fever.
Here are some pictures of the rain-soaked city and its soccer fans.
Groundsmen are trying to push the rain from the field.
Here’s a GIF of the Mexican starters just before the opening whistle:
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