World Cup Legacies: A Quote Analysis

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One particular quote that caught my attention was the quote: “But as with the Olympics, World Cup legacies often disappoint — as last year's host, Brazil, is now discovering.”(pg. 2) This quote is stating that the legacy, or the long lasting effects of the World Cup, is not always a prosperous bonus for the host country. For example, the article is referencing Brazil, whose new multi-million dollar soccer facilities are being utilized as parking lots and makeshift homeless shelters. This also brings the question of why Qatar and other countries are willing to give millions to officials for such extortionate costs of the World Cup’s legacy. Another captivating quote was focused on the challenges of reforming FIFA from its malfeasance. “No matter
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