Photo Gallery: Brazilian Football in Dire Straits
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Photo Gallery: Brazilian Football in Dire Straits

Behind the World Cup Brazil's Crumbling Football Dream

It's known as a football mecca, but as Brazil prepares to host the World Cup it's clearer than ever that its infrastructure for the sport is crumbling. Now Brazilians have turned the global competition into a symbol for the country's mismanagement.
Von Jens Gluesing
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan