Everything You’ve Missed From The Brazil World Cup

Published June 12, 2014
Updated December 5, 2017
Published June 12, 2014
Updated December 5, 2017

The road to the 2014 FIFA World Cup wasn’t easy. The tournament has caused uproar in Brazil, where many people live in slums and poverty—a stark contrast to the extravagant splendor and spending that hosting an event like this requires. In fact, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and other Brazilian cities have seen some of the largest anti-World Cup demonstrations to date.

Despite the hardships and unrest plaguing the country, the excitement surrounding the impending matches is unmistakable. The streets are draped in bold, bright colors, and Brazil World Cup murals and street art cover the cities. Finally, after much preparation, the 2014 FIFA World Cup is upon us! In case you’ve missed it–we’ll bring you up to speed.

Brazil World Cup Jumping Players
Brazil World Cup Pink Dance
Brazil World Cup Performers
Brazil World Cup Native
Everything You’ve Missed From The Brazil World Cup
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Kiri Picone
Bay Area transplant Kiri Picone is a writer and marketer who loves bizarre news and the color purple.