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Heavy flooding reported in Recife before USA vs Germany game

A motorcyclist made his way down a flooded street after heavy rain storms in Recife, Brazil.

Petr David Josek/AP

A motorcyclist made his way down a flooded street after heavy rain storms in Recife, Brazil.

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.

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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.

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