No, I’m not going to the World Cup

One Brazilian’s take on the Fifa 2014 World Cup Brazil. She reckons the event will cost $30bn, more than the cost of the past three World Cups combined, money which would be better spent delivering services to Brazilians.

As the 2013 Confederations Cup takes place, Brazilian police are battling rioters across the country and Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and Fifa president Sepp Blatter were booed at a launch event this week, as this report mentions.

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