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Women's Soccer Still a Novelty in Brazil

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Women's Soccer Still a Novelty in Brazil

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Women's Soccer Still a Novelty in Brazil

Women's Soccer Still a Novelty in Brazil

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Thursday afternoon in Athens, the Unites States plays Brazil for the gold medal in women's soccer. Brazil has long been the world superpower in men's soccer, but the women's game still strikes many Brazilians as a strange novelty. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.