With violent protests, fans throwing things at eliminated teams, and racist fans, the list of negative World Cup stories seems endless. Feeling pessimistic about society is almost inevitable. But buried beneath all of the bad, there are still stories that act as beacons of hope to restore your faith in the human spirit.
We’ve tracked down the “feel good” moments from the 2014 World Cup. Let them remind you that there are still people performing selfless acts of kindness everyday, you just have to look for it. Read the stories, get inspired, and maybe pay it forward today!