Viva Brazil! The village of Weggis on Lake Lucerne scored big by hosting Brazil's football team for two weeks of training before the World Cup kickoff in Germany. The locals have gone football mad, along with thousands of other Swiss, who are flocking to Weggis to catch a glimpse of Ronaldinho and Co in action. (Pictures: Christoph Balsiger, swissinfo) swissinfo.ch Not everyone has gone overboard swissinfo.ch A few villagers are wondering what all the fuss is about swissinfo.ch Celebrities often cite the anonymity of life in Switzerland as a reason for coming here swissinfo.ch In case you don't get to see the team in the flesh swissinfo.ch Only the sea is missing swissinfo.ch Fans of the Swiss team are distinctly thin on the ground swissinfo.ch Not everyone is watching the football swissinfo.ch The ticketless take to the hills swissinfo.ch Luckily he has a small camera swissinfo.ch Rumour has it that there are more journalists than football fans in Weggis swissinfo.ch Standing room only swissinfo.ch Some still can't believe their eyes swissinfo.ch A Swiss village plays host to Ronaldinho and Co. This content was published on May 26, 2006 - 17:03 May 26, 2006 - 17:03 Share Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Copy link You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at email@example.com. Sort by Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Swiss Films Advent Calendar This content was published on Dec 1, 2023 Dec 1, 2023 This year we’re presenting one film from our Swiss Films selection every day leading up to Christmas Day.