The statue towers above the famed Maracanã where the final was played today.
As amazing as the sunset was, ESPN's Ian Darke and Steve McManaman wanted to focus on the game. When the broadcast returned to the statue for a second time, they asked that the director get back to the soccer.
These announcers could not be less impressed with the Christ the Redeemer statue. "That's a nice (camera) shot, but the game's going on..."— Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) July 13, 2014
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