GO WITH AFP STORY BY LOUIS GENOT 'Rio Rugby' players practice on September 10, 2011 at the Federal University campus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The interest for rugby in Brazil increased since the ... more 
GO WITH AFP STORY BY LOUIS GENOT 'Rio Rugby' players practice on September 10, 2011 at the Federal University campus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The interest for rugby in Brazil increased since the Rugby Sevens was included on 2009 for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. There are about 10,000 rugby players in Brazil, in sheer contrast with the some 13 million footballers, according to the FIFA. AFP PHOTO FERNENDO MAIA (Photo credit should read FERNANDO MAIA/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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