This film debunks the conventional wisdom that staging a World Cup in compliance with the FIFA model delivers sustainable benefits to the population of the host country. It reveals the real legacy of the FIFA World Cup - state of the art stadiums that were built to stage a four-week tournament will stand idle for decades to come, soaking up funds needed for health, housing and education.
Filmed primarily during the high energy protests against the FIFA 2104 WC in Brazil, the story tracks a left wing journalist who is upset about how his country has been abused, and through his eyes we move between the streets and the commentry of those close to the inner workings of the FIFA machine. We also go back to South Africa to get direct testimony from social activists who make it clear that they believe that FIFA is a modern day parasite abusing football in South Africa, Brazil and many other countires.
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