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Italians vs. French

Preparations continue in Boston's North End for the weekend's World Cup soccer final between France and Italy.

Cafes and restaurants in the traditionally Italian neighborhood have been mobbed with spectators watching this year's matches. Tuesday's semi-final match between Italy and Germany drew especially large crowds.

We went down to the North End yesterday for a look at the preparations.

This story was produced by Matt Largey

This program aired on July 7, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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