As always in the run-up to a major international sporting event, the only story of interest is how woefully unprepared the host nation is and how the event will surely be ruined even though they never are. This is WORLD CUP PANIC.
In this edition of WORLD CUP PANIC we have the news that improvements to just two of the 13 airports that will be used for this summer's tournament in Brazil are complete and infrastructure experts believe that the expansions and renovations promised by the government will not be finished in time. The result: MODERATE INCONVENIENCES!!!!! (But not total chaos.)
From the AP:
Most analysts say they don't expect total chaos when the Cup begins June 12. But they say fans should brace for unfinished construction work, long check-in lines, and last-minute gate changes and flight delays - all already too common in the country's airports. There will be crowded boarding areas, difficulties claiming baggage, few food-court options and woeful transportation.
So if you're going to the World Cup, be sure to stop at your favorite fast food spot before departure, make due with the limited choices upon arrival and then once you make it out of the airport, weep tears of joy when the possibilities of unhealthy eating are once again limitless.
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