Sao Paulo: Former Brazil star Romario said on Monday that he believed the upcoming World Cup in his homeland would not engage normal Brazilians, but be an event only for those with money.
For the former striker, who tasted glory in 1994 with the Selecao, well-off people would get to enjoy the event and those coming in from abroad would also enjoy the competition. But the less well-off would not be so fortunate, Ronario told RedeTv,
"Ticket (prices) will be absurd. So unfortunately the World Cup will not be for the Brazilian people. Brazilian people who like football, follow it passionately on a day-to-basis, are mainly from the C, D and E (social) classes," Romario stated. In his view, they will not be able to afford to enjoy the jamboree.