Fifa World cup Brazil

Despite that Fifa worked with the united nation by paying taxes in the world cup event, did it contribute to solve the resulting issues and impacts in Brazil?

About the world cup:-

-Fifa a world cup is the world most widely viewed sporting event that’s consisted by the seniors men's national teams.

- this competition has been played every four years since 1930.

- it involves 32 teams playing in phases over a period of a month .

- an estimated 715.1 million people watched the world cup matches , and 3,170,856 attended the 64 matches.


.2 billion USD in tax revenue shall be received by Brazil as a result of investments in the 2014 World Cup.

3,429,873 was the total attendance for the 64 matches, the highest recorded at any World Cup since USA 1994. The average crowd of 53,592 was also the highest in two decades.

3,240 adidas balls, including both training and match balls, were used during the tournament.

3 goal-line incidents were resolved using GLT in this, the first World Cup in which this innovation has been utilised.

280,000 kilometres were flown by the teams during the tournament - the equivalent of seven laps around the world.

16,746 printed media accreditations were produced during this World Cup.

3,127,674 food and beverage transactions took place at the stadiums over the course of the competition.

420 tonnes of recyclable waste was collected from the stadiums and additional World Cup-related facilities.

90 countries were visited during the 267-day FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola, with 45 heads of state and 33 previous World Cup winners among those to get their hands on the Trophy.

1 billion-plus was the overall attendance on FIFA's Global Stadium,'s social, online and mobile hub throughout Brazil 2014. This equates to 13,380 sold-out Maracanas.


Different Impacts

According to the results of a recent reaserch survey, 61% of Brazilians believe hosting the World Cup will have a negative impact on the nation because it takes money away from schools, health care and other public services, for example. Public demonstrations protesting these issues have taken place since June 2013.

A new wave of demonstrations took place last month in at least 18 Brazilian cities, protesting everything from World Cup construction costs in the midst of poverty to serious concerns over infrastructure.

But according to Terre des Hommes, some 170,000 people lost their homes during the preparations for this summer's World Cup in Brazil due to the building or renovation of stadiums, roads, airports and other infrastructure projects.

Ms Sacher says that figure corresponds roughly to the amount spent in the whole of 2013 for Brazil's social welfare programme Bolsa Familia, which supports 50 million people.

Fifa also says it has worked closely with the United Nations and Unicef, and gives its full backing to highlight the importance of human rights and education for children around the globe.

Fifa says the tax exemption which Brazil granted via governmental guarantees was primarily for the import of services and goods, such as volunteer uniforms, and car and bus fleets, that remained in the country after the tournament.

Terre des Hommes does believe that there can be potentially positive outcomes around major sports events, for example, health promotion, violence prevention or strengthening civil society.

But it says that to be of real value, these projects need to be sustainable after the sporting caravan leaves town.

When nations sell the hosting of major events to their own citizens, they usually point to things such as job creation, infrastructure building, boosting tourism and selling the national brand overseas.

These include host nations being left with a number of costly "white elephant" stadiums that are never properly utilised.

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