Aerial Snapshot: England’s World Cup Training Base At Urca Military Base Is What You Might Call ‘Idyllic’…

Chris Wright

10th, June 2014

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By Chris Wright

Nothing more, nothing less: Here’s a few shots of England’s idyllic-looking World Cup training base in Rio, or more specifically at the Fortaleza de São João (Fort of St. John) military base in Urca, situated beside golden sands and the clear blue azure water of Guanabara Bay at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain…

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Soccer - FIFA World Cup 2014 - Group D - England v Italy - England Training Session and Press Conference - Urca Military Training Ground

Brazil Soccer WCup England

Soccer - FIFA World Cup 2014 - Group D - England v Italy - England Training Session and Press Conference - Urca Military Training Ground

Soccer - FIFA World Cup 2014 - Group D - England v Italy - England Training Session and Press Conference - Urca Military Training Ground

Fun fact: If you squint hard enough, you can actually see Wayne Rooney’s face in that cliff.

(Photos: PA)

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