Brazil In The Aftermath Of The World Cup

A fireworks display after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final between Germany and Argentina at Maracana Stadium on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Protests before and during the World Cup had some worried about widespread unrest as the world turned its eyes to Brazil. But overall, the games were a success — fans were delighted and Brazil enjoyed a large tourism boost.

NPR’s Lourdes Garcia-Navarro joins Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the end of the World Cup and what this means for Brazilians in the elections ahead.


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