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The World Cup does not help Brazil’s economy

Lillie Apostolos

June 26, 2014

As reported by U.S. News and World Report, Brazil has invested approximately $11.5 billion in hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup. In doing so, Brazil risked the social and economic well-being of many Brazilians for a potential short-term boon to their economy.While hundreds of millions of dollars were spent on each of the 12 stadiums, fans ar...

Brazil wins first game of World Cup

State Hornet Staff

June 12, 2014

Before Brazil won the first match of the World Cup 3-1, Croatia put Brazilian fans in a stomach-whirling upset as its team took an early lead after home-team defender Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior scored a goal on his own team.The 2014 World Cup Stadium in Brazil glittered with the country’s team color...