• Hat
• Nationality
• Player
• Age
• Drink
• Companion
Tourist #1 #1
Tourist #2 #2
Tourist #3 #3
Tourist #4 #4
Tourist #5 #5
• The tourist wearing the Green hat is somewhere between the tourist traveling with his friend and the 40-year-old tourist, in that order.
• The French is next to the tourist that is traveling with his friend.
• At one of the ends is the man drinking Juice.
• The Mexican is next to the tourist drinking Soft drink.
• The man wearing the Red hat is exactly to the right of the 46-year-old man.
• The American is exactly to the left of the tourist who likes Neymar.
• The fan wearing the Green hat is drinking Vodka.
• The tourist traveling with his Sister is somewhere between the tourist drinking Water and the tourist traveling with his Wife, in that order.
• The 46-year-old tourist is drinking water.
• The man wearing the Black hat is exactly to the right of the tourist traveling with his Son.
• The youngest man is drinking Beer.
• The man who likes Modrić is exactly to the left of the man who likes the Portuguese player.
• The 33-year-old tourist is next to the tourist drinking Juice.
• The tourist wearing the Red hat is exactly to the left of the man drinking Juice.
• Neymar is the favorite player of the man wearing the White hat.
• The tourist traveling with his Girlfriend is somewhere to the right of the tourist wearing the Green hat.
• At the fifth position is the Japanese.
• The man that likes Salah is somewhere between the man that likes Messi and the man that likes Neymar, in that order.
• The 33-year-old tourist is exactly to the right of the tourist who likes the Argentinian player.

How to play

• Start by reading all the clues;
• Find all the "basic" clues and mark them. The most basic clue is the one that states that something is in a determined house/position. Example:
• The German lives in house three.
• Sometimes you are going to need to deduce some information using two or more clues;
• All the clues must be used;
• The game ends when all the clues are correctly checked and everything is filled.

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