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In match of public interest vs profit, Brazilians lose, FIFA wins

Brazilian soccer legend Romario says that the honor of hosting the World Cup means nothing to the thousands in Brazil who have no education or healthcare

By Romario  /  The Guardian

I do not agree, because we have failed on what matters most: a legacy to make us proud.

I never thought the World Cup would solve all of our problems, but now my fear is that this mega event will only deepen the problems we already have.

Romario de Souza Faria is a Brazilian Socialist Party legislator and a World Cup-winning soccer player with Brazil.

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