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SBD Global/November 28, 2012/Facilities
Valcke Visits Maracanã Stadium, Tells Brazil It Needs To Focus On Fans
Published November 28, 2012
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IS BRAZIL READY? In London, George Caulkin opined, "Brazil is ready; it has always been ready. Brazil and football are ready like a weapon, cocked and primed to assault the senses, a riot of colour, a rocket crash of noise, on the beaches, on the land, on the stricken, bleached grass." Caulkin continued, "No, of course Brazil is not ready; how can it be? Its national stadium may hold memories, but they’re cowering among cranes and bricklayers. The weather is sticky, crime is rife." Hotel rooms are scarce, "there is poverty, corruption, airport nightmares and delay." Caulkin added, "There is a third option; how the hell should I know if Brazil is ready for the World Cup? Why should it be, anyway? It’s 19 months away (LONDON TIMES, 11/27).