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FrontRunners: Getting Your Kicks

For soccer fans, the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil will undoubtedly be the sporting event of the year. Those looking to score seats—as well as top accommodations and exclusive experiences—can turn to the experts at Kensington Tours (www​.kensington​, which is offering several travel packages to the June 12 through July 13 tournament. The standout trip spans eight days and includes VIP seats to a semifinal match in São Paulo and the final match at the iconic Estádio do Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro. In addition to private transportation and premier hotel rooms, the package also includes a cocktail reception with the soccer legend Pelé the night before the final match. Customized versions of this package are available, with add-ons including attendance at other late-round matches, as well as seating and hotel upgrades. Pricing information is available upon request.