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Do Brazilians Think The Olympics Are Worth It?

BuzzFeed News spoke to Brazilians to see what they thought.

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On Friday night, Brazilians gathered outside of Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro where the Olympic opening ceremony was taking place.

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Also, the Olympics shines a light on athletes from less popular sports, something the Brazilians BuzzFeed News spoke to pointed out is very important in a country like Brazil where football dominates athletic conversations.

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Ryan Broderick at ryan@buzzfeed.com.

Tamerra Griffin is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Tamerra Griffin at tamerra.griffin@buzzfeed.com.

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