A new urban legislation for Sao Paulo, passed hastily during the World Cup will define how the city – the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the southern hemisphere, and the world’s ninth largest city by population – may develop in the coming years. It defines items such as which areas of the city may earn what types of buildings, including the maximum heights of the buildings, how many parking spaces per each apartment, which are the green areas and what is the growth limit of the city.
A blind spot at the World Cup Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, has left fans disappointed. One of the disappointed fans is Adamor Otto, 38, who bought a ticket to watch the last game of Spain on the World Cup. He paid R$ 180 (about U$D 70) for the ticket and discovered that the sector is poorly located. “I paid to see a corner kick,” he protested.
Brazil is doing great in the politicians point of view. The country does not need anything, only World Cup. Looks like the Brazilians are happy. Looks like the streets are good. They just do not have what Brazilians really need in everyday life but otherwise, they are very happy.
The time away from football seems to be starting to affect the financial life of soccer player Adriano, the Imperador. Sidelined since his spell at Atlético-PR and currently without a club, the “Emperor” is are putting his house on the market. The mansio is located in a luxury condominium in Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeir, and the residences on the place cost at least a dab of R$ 4 million.
Brazilian entrepreneurs seem to have taken advantage of the World Cup in the country to feature the famous Brazilian way and profit more from the increased demand for services from tourists during the event. The host cities of the events received several complaints of unfair practices in consumer relations. Among the cases that draw attention, are charging up to R$120 (U$D 60) per period in parking lots near the stadium, taxi drivers running with no taximeters, different price for foreigners in restaurants and even collection of fees to get into bars.
Leonardo DiCpario knows how to have fun at this World Cup. The Topaz yacht and its crew, including DiCaprio and 20 friends, anchored in Buzios, at Praia do Canto, on Friday (13), as published on Epoca magazine. The American star left the boat and went for a ride at Orla Bardot, was recognized in the streets and entered into a store at the city center.
The Brazilian soccer player Ronaldo Gaúcho or Ronaldinho R10, is not playing at this years World Cup in Brazil but he is hitting a jackpot – ok, i wanted to say “batendo um bolão”. One of countless soccer related slangs Brazilians would use for someone that is playing well by renting his house in Rio de Janeiro at AirBnb.
The internet is fast, quick on their feet. And when it comes to creating the best memes about the World Cup they don’t waste time. We are going to list below the best memes we found and a few websites and blogs with the best of them.