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Brazil boosts security at Rio World Cup stadium

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Brazil will use stronger barriers and post police in high-risk areas to prevent further invasions by ticketless fans at World Cup matches in Maracana Stadium, officials said. 

Chile fans, who managed to enter the stadium without tickets, arrive in the press area, before the Group B football match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 18, 2014

Swarms of rowdy fans have gate-crashed each of the two matches the iconic Rio de Janeiro stadium has hosted so far, embarrassing organizers and raising concerns about security at its remaining games, including the final on July 13.

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