The True Cost of the World Cup

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The seven cities that built stadiums for this World Cup and the five cities that renovated existing ones spent billions that could have improved the lives of people like Oliveira, who has high blood pressure and struggles to afford her medicine.

For years, protesters have reminded the Brazilian government that hosting the world’s biggest soccer tournament is the world’s worst idea for their country.

The Fox wonders if the cost of hosting world-wide sporting events is much higher than the price tag on the new stadiums.

The Dazzle and the Desolation of Stadiums in World Cup Host Cities

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