May 30, 2014

Brazil's World Cup Is a Nightmare

Vac Verikaitis, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

Brazilians angry at their government and FIFA could turn this giant soccer tournament into a tipping point. Are these corrupt, elitist spectacles worth it?

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