This Brazilian graffiti piece protesting the World Cup is quickly becoming both viral and iconic. pic.twitter.com/UuKYCZNnex
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) May 20, 2014
This graffiti work in Rio de Janiero is going viral right now, and it packs a pretty powerful statement. There’s really no more effective way to relate the anger that some Brazilian people feel over the fact that the government is spending millions on World Cup and Olympic preparations, while the majority of the nation lives in poverty.
You’ve no doubt read about the violent protests in major Brazilian cities, and the cost overruns and alleged corruption associated with stadium construction. But there are more problems turning up every day. Here’s a slideshow of what’s been going wrong lately.