‘The World Cup is really just for the people in helicopters’ [Guardian]

– View from streets of Brazil’s largest city confirms what many fear: tournament simply illuminates gulf between rich and poor –

Owen Gibson

11 June 2014

From a hillside above traffic-choked São Paulo, the residents of the Copa do Povo (People’s Cup) flash camp can see the gleaming £180m stadium that will host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup…

Excerpted; full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/11/world-cup-helicopters-streets-sao-paulo

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd


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