The world's fifth-largest country by area and sixth-biggest by population, Brazil is a major economy battered by a wave of corruption scandals in recent years. Home to the Amazon river and giant tropical forests, the country has been the world's largest coffee producer for more than a century. Samba and bossa nova trace their roots to Brazil. No other nation has won as many as Brazil's five World Cups.

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