More than 5,000 Brazilian protesters target Confederations Cup final match in Rio

  • by: JENNY BARCHFIELD , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 30, 2013 - 7:10 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO — More than 5,000 anti-government protesters marched Sunday near the Maracana stadium before a major international soccer match, venting their anger about the billions of dollars the Brazilian government is spending on major sporting events rather than public services.

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