World Cup and economics

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The 2014 World Cup is on, we have seen amazing battles already, several of which were surprising to say the least. In the midst of great games and drama on the pitch, it is easy to forget about the vast economic effects the Europe's and Latin America's favorite sport has on domestic and international economy. Goldman Sachs published its fifth edition of The World Cup and Economics report; this amazing guide features several notable guest contributors and offers insightful reports on the correlation between economy and football, including the parallel between the economy and football in Brazil, the impact of Spain's crisis on restructuring Spanish top football. After leafing through the report you might want to go see a game yourself; WeLoveBudapest compiled a list of the best places to follow the ups and downs of the Copa do Mundo. Sources: Goldman Sachs, WeLoveBudapest