12 Powerful Photos That Will Change the Way You Look at the World Cup


These photos say it all. The World Cup in Brazil this month is shining a global spotlight on the nation’s wealth gap and mounting social unrest over government services. Despite the fact that Brazil is the unofficial capital of soccer, a whopping 61 percent of its people say that hosting the World Cup is bad for the country, according to a Pew poll.

With more than $11 billion spent on the World Cup, many Brazilians are wondering where else that money could have gone. Read more here: