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England soccer fans, Adam Burns, Dave Bewick, Pete Johnston and Ben Olsen walked 1966 kilometers from Argentina to the site of the World Cup in Brazil. Their goal was to raise money to build a well in drought-stricken Bahia, Brazil. Their group was outfitted with Nike uniforms and presented with tickets to some of the World Cup matches.

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Courtesy of Walk to the World Cup

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    During their trek to Brazil, the Walk to the World Cup team came across a dog they named "Jefferson." The dog became the unofficial mascot of the team's trek.

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    Courtesy of Walk to the World Cup

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    Jefferson, the unofficial mascot of the Walk to the World Cup group, sitting in Cabo Polonio, Uruguay. The dog began to follow the four soccer fans as they raised funds to create a well in drought-stricken Bahia, Brazil. Jefferson, whose real name is "Negro," was eventually reunited with his owner, Nacho, in Brazil after the foursome reached the World Cup stadium.

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    Courtesy of Walk to the World Cup