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Brasilian Singer Gilberto Gil criticizes the lack of Blacks and poor people at Confederations Cup.

Brasilian Singer Gilberto Gil criticizes the lack of Blacks and poor people at this year’s Confederations Cup. The precursor to the World Cup 2014 after singing at FLIP  ( Festa Literária Internacional de Paraty).

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Gilberto Gil criticizes lack of Blacks and poor people at Confederations Cup

Gilberto Gil said,  “I do not know what will be done with quotas through the government or even the private sector, which does not give it to us to make a World Cup in Brazil without the blacks, the poor, no fans in the stadiums. Was at the Maracana in Confederations Cup Final (Brazil vs. Spain), a place where you’ll always because of Fluminense. there, I saw (Joseph) Blatter, Zagallo, Ivete (Sangalo), Bebeto, but I saw the people, ”

“In time the Neymar and Fred were celebrating the goals, there was near where the General saw the Maracanã very whitish no hue. You can not have a World Cup there (presence of) hose, not the Rocinha and Cajazeiras, there Salvador. ”

Source:  The Day.



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