The Price of the World Cup

Published on May 29, 2014 on YouTube. Watch the Documentary


Brazil is the home ground of football, the spot where football isn't only a diversion yet a way of life. In June, Brazil will be attacked by several thousand football lovers when the World Cup, the greatest donning occasion on the planet, will be held in twelve urban areas all through the nation. The Final will be in Rio de Janeiro.

By NGOs, around 200,000 individuals are relied upon to be forcibly uprooted as a result of World Cup related developments. Amnesty International unmistakably recognized gigantic issues as far as the way individuals were expelled not counseled and not appropriately adjusted. The need was not there... the rationale behind this was the rationale of benefit and cash.

In the north of Brazil, the city of Fortaleza will have six world cup games. 3 million tenants live in the city known as a standout among the most wonderful shoreline regions on the planet. Tens of thousands travelers from both Brazil and Europe go there to find the region that for some is heaven on earth. Be that as it may, the city has a dull side. It's the fifth most unequal city on the planet and for the general population at the base of the general public it's a long way from occasion paradise.

7% of the Fortaleza's wealthiest own 1/4 of the city's wealth while millions live on an absolute minimum. In Brazil the official number of road youngsters is 24,000 however the genuine number is much higher. To place things into point of view, the state of Ceara, where Fortaleza is found, has put more than 110 million Euros in the reconstructing of the World Cup stadium Castelao. This sum is generally the same as the sum the state has put resources into government funded schools in the most recent four years combined.

The associations that help powerless kids in Fortaleza are additionally feeling the weight from the World Cup economy. A year ago two associations shut down in light of the fact that they didn't have the way to deal with the youngsters without budgetary backing. One was a highly recognized association having existed for a long time. Life in Fortaleza is not just harsh, it's additionally hazardous. It is positioned as the seventh roughest city on the planet with a homicide rate of 73 killings for every 100,000 occupants and it's the most risky World Cup city ever.

FIFA, the Brazilian Ministry of Sports, The Mayor of Rio de Janeiro and the Secretary of Security in Rio de Janeiro and Fortaleza did not wish to participate in this narrative.

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