Some images are better than thousand words. It is a tradition for the Brazilian people to decorate the streets of major cities with drawings, colors and themes in the years of the World Cup, but this time the themes are different from the past editions of the tournament.
Grafitti throughout Brazil are expressing dissatisfaction of millions of Brazilians with the World Cup and FIFA. The drawings mentioning removals of poor people from their homes, the corruption of Brazilian politicians in partnership with the organization and the precarious situation of basic services such as health compared to the sumptuous government spending on the tournament.
Already are classic images as the boy crying for food while it only has a single ball on the plate, signed by painter and graffiti artist Paul Ito and the train with gigantic inscription “Fuck Fifa”. Ito is one of the most active names in criticism Cup.
Cup for who?
At next, some of great graffiti against FIFA and the World Cup.