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The World Cup will give Brazil's sluggish economy only a modest boost, if at all, although it should improve the country's reputation for business and tourism, despite construction delays and fears of social unrest, a Reuters poll found.The monthlong tournament will probably add just 0.2 percentage points to Brazil's economic growth this year, according to the median of 116 estimates in a global sample of economists polled this week.The World Cup tournaments in South Africa and Germany as well as the London 2012 Olympics offered evidence that economic gains from hosting major sporting events are usually overestimated.A similar Reuters poll calculated that the World Cup would only add about 0.3 percentage point to South Africa's 2010 economic growth.
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