Soccer-World Cup legacy for Brazil goes beyond soccer, says Blatter (Reuters)

By Andrew Downie RECIFE, Brazil, June 19 (Reuters) – Brazil will benefit with more than just new soccer stadiums from hosting the 2014 World Cup, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said as unrest in the country continued to overshadow the Confederations Cup. “In football, the whole country gets the legacy,” Blatter said in an interview with Rio’s O Globo newspaper. “Football involves the whole country. The country improves airports, hotels, highways, telecommunications, sustainability programs. …

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