June 16th, 2014 — Google Street View is a very cool service by Google which allows you to virtually walk around the major cities of the world. The streets of Brazil’s major cities have been decorated with colorful and creative graffiti inspired by the World Cup. Let’s take a walk around the country’s decorated streets with Google Street View:
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Thanks to Juliana Barrera and our friends at VOXXI for coming up with this idea.)
The family of former soccer player Denner Paulino Barbosa lives on this street. His family helps organize the community to paint and decorate this and other nearby streets.
2.The streets of Rua São Paulo celebrate the World Cup in Brazil
3. Favela Rua Tavares Bastos
4. Rua Aldeia das Canoas
This year’s World Cup marks the third time this street has been painted for the World Cup.
5. Rua Itabaiana in Sao Paulo
The families on this street are responsible for getting the community together and organizing the street’s painting and decoration.
6. The streets of Rua São Cristovão, Rio de Janeiro
You can also explore the inside of all 12 stadiums hosting the World Cup, as well as surrounding areas via Street View.
Brazil is a beautiful Country and the World Cup soccer matches are sure to be a once in a lifetime experience for fans.