Utah Soccer fans party at Brazilian restaurants for World Cup opening

First Published      Last Updated Jun 12 2014 09:01 pm

(Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brazil fans dance to live music and celebrate prior to the start of the Brazil versus Croatia World Cup soccer match as they fill the back room of Rodizio Grill at Trolley Square in Salt Lake City Thursday, June 12, 2014.

Utah soccer fans on Thursday gathered at Rodizio Grill in Trolley Square and Bakery Street South American Cafe on State Street, both in Salt Lake City, to celebrate the opening match of the FIFA Wold Cup soccer tournament. There was plenty of music, food and cheering as Brazil defeated Croatia, 3-1.

The U.S. plays its first match on Monday, June 16.



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