Brazil Prepares for the World Cup

Stephen Lang
Flashcards by Stephen Lang, updated more than 1 year ago
Stephen Lang
Created by Stephen Lang almost 6 years ago


These pictures show how Brazilians are preparing for the impending arrival of thousands of people for the World Cup 2014.

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brazil_1.jpg (image/jpg) A Brazilian football fan plays with a soccer ball on a beach in Rio de Janeiro on June 8, 2014.
brazil_2.jpg (image/jpg) An aerial view of the Maracana stadium behind the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, on May 13, 2014.
brazil_3.jpg (image/jpg) Two children walk along a street decorated in the Brazilian national colors in Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro on June 9, 2014.
brazil_4.jpg (image/jpg) A policeman observes a screen displaying Maracana stadium during a media tour at the security center for the 2014 soccer World Cup in Rio de Janeiro on January 22, 2014.
brazil_5.jpg (image/jpg) A demonstrator shouts slogans against FIFA during a protest against the 2014 FIFA World Cup, at a bus station in Brasilia, Brazil, on May 27, 2014. Brazilians are protesting against the huge amounts of money spent by the government on the upcoming World Cup.
brazil_6.jpg (image/jpg) Workers stand on scaffolding outside Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on June 6, 2014.
brazil_7.jpg (image/jpg) A supporter from Colombia kisses a replica of the World Cup with Rio de Janeiro in the background, on top of Sugarloaf Mountain on June 9, 2014.
brazil_8.jpg (image/jpg) Members of the Brazilian Army, Navy and Air Force attend a presentation of defense and security personnel and equipment that will be used during the 2014 World Cup in Brasilia on June 8, 2014.
brazil_9.jpg (image/jpg) Members of the Brazilian Army, Navy and Air Force stand at attention during a presentation in Brasilia on June 8, 2014.
brazil_10.jpg (image/jpg) Members of the the Civil Police's Core (Coordination of Special Assets) unit train in a mock favela set up in Rio de Janeiro on December 3, 2013.
brazil_11.jpg (image/jpg) A Brazilian Navy sniper participates in a mock hostage rescue drill in Rio de Janeiro on May 27, 2013.
brazil_12.jpg (image/jpg) Brazilian Army soldiers take part in a simulated explosion of a radioactive device during a safety drill outside Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia, on June 9, 2014, ahead of the FIFA World Cup.
brazil_13.jpg (image/jpg) Rescue workers in chemical protective gear, aid a man playing the role of a victim during a simulation of an attack in the subway, as part of the 2014 World Cup preparations, in Rio de Janeiro, on May 31, 2014.
brazil_14.jpg (image/jpg) Firefighters and soldiers conduct a chemical contamination simulated training exercise, in preparation for the FIFA soccer World Cup, in front of the National Stadium in Brasilia on June 9, 2014.
brazil_15.jpg (image/jpg) Laborers work on the construction of the Arena de Sao Paulo Stadium, one of the venues for the 2014 World Cup, in the Sao Paulo district of Itaquera, on March 15, 2014.
brazil_16.jpg (image/jpg) An aerial view of Estadio das Dunas on November 14, 2013 in Natal, Brazil.
brazil_17.jpg (image/jpg) Workers put tiles on a wall at the Tancredo Neves International Airport, ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on June 9, 2014.
brazil_18.jpg (image/jpg) Aerial view of Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on June 8, 2014.
brazil_19.jpg (image/jpg) Employees make stuffed toys of Fuleco the Armadillo, the official mascot of the FIFA 2014 World Cup, at a factory in Tianchang, Anhui province, China, on January 6, 2014.
brazil_20.jpg (image/jpg) An employee adjusts outer panels on a soccer ball inside the soccer ball factory that produces official match balls for 2014 World Cup in Brazil, in Sialkot, Punjab province, Pakistan, on May 16, 2014.
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