Now Playing: World Cup: World Rugby confirms ‘no further information’ after controversyWith the 2018 World Cup being called off due to the Zika virus, the 2018 edition of the tournament was the first time since 2008 that a world championship had not been held in Rio de Janeiro.
After a dramatic win over the All Blacks in the semi-finals, Brazil took a commanding lead into the final stages of the competition, where they beat the hosts with a final score of 45-13.
With Brazil dominating the first half of the match, the hosts looked to have the better of the contest as they ran out a 16-3 lead before the home side pulled off a late try.
However, as the clock ticked down to zero in the second half, the home team pulled off another dramatic upset to secure a place in the World Rugby Championship.
In a game that was overshadowed by the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the All Black team stormed back from a 13-point deficit to beat the Wallabies 35-28 on the final day of the event.
Brazilian fans took to the streets to celebrate their side’s victory, with many celebrating the fact that the game was the last match before the start of the World Championship in August.
It’s a big day for the World Tourist and the world is full of stories of the great people and amazing people that make it a great experience.
And I’m here today because I’m so proud to be one of them.
I’m here because it’s a great day for my country, it’s great for the world, it is a great time for Rio.
It is a big, big day, it will be a great one for Brazil.