This past weekend was the final round of World Cup games and to learn who wins the championship.
Like so many others, I’ve enjoyed watching all the games.
I’m disappointed that USA lost but they’ve all been so good to watch — except the last Brazilian defeat — heartbreaking.
The murals found in Brazil focus on what futbal means to this country.
They express mixed emotions for how much money has been poured into Brazil hosting the games when their people are so impoverished
and the burden it has been on the players to represent and please their nation.
Despite any political controversy and corruption in Brazil, soccer lifts the people’s spirits and does make the world seem more universally connected.
You can read more in this article, At the World Cup, Street Art Reveals Conflicted Feelings.