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40 Brilliant Photos Of Football Being Played In The Favelas And Slums Of Brazil

By Chris Wright

Here we have a cracking little compendium of football being played amid the poverty and squalor of Brazil’s hillside favelas, shanty towns and slums – Rocinha, Dona Marta, Salgueiro, Sao Carlos, Tavares Bastos, Pavao Pavaozinho, Cantagalo, Mangueira and the rest…

Brazil WCup Favela

Brazil Rio Violence

Brazil WCup Protest

Brazil WCup Soccer Favela

Brazil People’s Soccer Cup

Brazil People’s Soccer Cup

Brazil WCup Daily Life

Brazil People’s Soccer Cup

Brazil People’s Soccer Cup

Brazil WCup Slum Soccer Photo Essay

Brazil WCup Slum Soccer Photo Essay

Brazil WCup Soccer Favela

Brazil People’s Soccer Cup

Brazil People’s Soccer Cup

Brazil WCup Soccer Murals

Brazil Wcup Soccer

Brazil Wcup Soccer

Brazil Daily Life

Brazil Rio Violence

Brazil Soccer Dreams

Brazil Elections

Brazil Rio Violence

Brazil Violence

Brazil Daily Life

Brazil Wonder Kids Soccer

Brazil Elections

Brazil Elections

Brazil Wcup Soccer

BRAZIL SHANTYTOWN PROPERTY

Brazil WCup Daily Life

Brazil WCup Fields Everywhere Photo Essay

Brazil WCup Daily Life

Brazil WCup Fields Everywhere Photo Essay

Brazil WCup Fields Everywhere Photo Essay

Brazil WCup Daily Life

Brazil WCup Daily Life

Brazil People’s Soccer Cup

Brazil WCup Daily Life

World Cup Count Down Photo Gallery

Brazil WCup Slum Soccer Photo Essay

Brazil WCup Slum Soccer Photo Essay

Brazil WCup Fields Everywhere Photo Essay

Funny how football always finds a way.

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(Photos: PA)

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By Chris on June 10th, 2014 in Featured, Photos, South America, World Cup. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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2 Responses to “40 Brilliant Photos Of Football Being Played In The Favelas And Slums Of Brazil”

  1. V says:

    The effort of compiling these is well worth it. Thanks, Chris.

  2. The Ostrich says:

    Some of these facilities are more maintained than the ones I have to play on here in Los Angeles, good job Brazil!

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