‘Unsatisfied’ Brazil football team rules out Copa America boycott

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    Brazil’s football team says it will take part in the upcoming Copa America, ruling out a boycott.

    But the team is expressing ”’humanitarian concern” after the games were relocated to Brazil.

    The country is reeling from COVID-19, with the world’s second-highest death toll.

    Two major sponsors have pulled out, over fears Brazil’s top court could ban the championship on Thursday.

    Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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