As the USA men’s soccer team prepares to battle Germany in both teams’ Group G finale at noon on Thursday, heavy flooding has hit the Brazilian city of Recife, where the match is being played, according to multiple reports.
Flooded streets could be seen in parts of the city, with some cars partially submerged and people walking through feet of water.
The Twitter account for the men’s US soccer team tweeted that fans heading to the game should “plan for lengthy delays due to rain.”
Below, see images and reports on social media from Recife.
Streets in Recife flooded due to torrential rain. Germany vs USA might have a delayed start. pic.twitter.com/lSNO94W7i2— Football Tweets (@FutballTweets) June 26, 2014
Impossible to drive pic.twitter.com/LZKgT7Se2C— Taylor Twellman (@TaylorTwellman) June 26, 2014