"We would also prefer that England doesn't come. We hope to get a better team and a coach who is more sensible and polite. He's one of the few people in the world who is not curious about the Amazon, who doesn't want to know Manaus."
-- Arthur Virgilio, Mayor of the Manaus, a city England coach Roy Hodgson said he wanted to avoid during the 2014 World Cup because of its "tropical nature." (AP)