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June 25, 2014

Graham Zusi dismisses talk of Manaus curse ahead of game against Germany

Every team at this year’s World Cup that has played in the muggy heat of Manaus, as the Americans did Sunday against Portugal, has lost in their subsequent game. It’s an impressive list, too: England, Italy, Cameroon and Croatia. But U.S. defender Matt Besler, the Sporting Kansas City star, said it wasn’t all that hot in Manaus. In fact, Besler said, Kansas City is hotter.

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