Originally Posted by Yachtzee
Short of some government collapse, I think the Brazilians will hash out some deal to get the stadiums done and beef up security in time, and FIFA will give them every opportunity to come through. Last thing Sepp Blatter wants is egg on his face for giving the Cup to the wrong country. Plus if Brazil fails, it all but guarantees that UEFA head Michel Platini gets Sepp's job. Blatter has been able to keep his job for so long by giving sweetheart deals to just about everybody outside the US and Europe.
He couldn't give a toss, his pockets have already been lined with millions of dollors worth of bribes.