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FRAMINGHAM – While this morning the focus was on the 118th meeting of Framingham vs Natick football, this afternoon a large population of Framingham will be focused on the World Cup, as Brazil has its first match.

Brazil is in Group G with Switzerland, Serbia, and Cameroon.

Brazil’s first game is on Thanksgiving against Serbia at 2 p.m.

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Several Brazilian restaurants in downtown Framingham are open on Thanksgiving, due to the World Cup game.

There have already been several upsets during the first round games, including a loss by Argentina and Germany.

If Brazil wins, expect a celebration in downtown.

Brazil will play Switzerland on Monday, November 28 at 11 a.m. EST

Brazil on Friday, December 2 has a 2 p.m. game against Cameroon.

On December 3, the teams are reduced to 16.

The finals are on December 18.

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Photo of a balloon display in a store front in downtown Framingham Thanksgiving morning

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.