Friday, October 2, 2009

It's in! Rio's got the nod!

It's now official and history now: Rio de Janeiro is the host city of the 2016 Olympics.

What good/bad will it bring?

What was the decisive factor - luck, natural beauty, lack of real competition, or excellent persuasive power?

I mean you have to face it: it has been a laudable effort on the country's olmpic committee to pull this off, seeing that Brazil is also going to be holding the 2014 ?World Cup.

Watch the video for more.

Lastly, take a look at the lyrics of huge Brazilian classic and an attempt to translate it to English.

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