Brazilian Artist Paulo Ito's World Cup Mural Goes Viral

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVMay 21, 2014

Paulo Ito, Flickr

With the World Cup under a month away, excitement is ramping up from football fans across the globe. Unfortunately, so is the controversy.

After spending $11 billion on World Cup preparations, tensions are understandably high to make the event a major success. And Brazilian artist Paulo Ito has succinctly summarised the discontent in a mural at a schoolhouse.

Paulo Ito, Flickr

According to Jeremy Stahl of Slate, the image has gone viral, with some Facebook posts garnering over 40,000 likes and shares.

[Paulo Ito, h/t Slate]

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