25 Jun '11, 10am

Valcke went over the top, claims Brazil World Cup critic: BRASILIA - FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke was no...

Valcke went over the top, claims Brazil World Cup critic: BRASILIA - FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke was no...

Fifa General Secretary, Jerome Valcke, listens to a question during a press conference at a hotel in Mexico City on June 16, 2011. -- PHOTO: AFP BRASILIA - FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke was not completely wrong when he criticised Brazil's lack of preparations for the 2014 World Cup, but he did exaggerate the problems, said one of the organisers' sternest home-based critics. Valcke had on a visit to Moscow on Friday issued a scathing assessment of Brazil's 2014 World Cup preparations, saying the future hosts still lacked stadia, airports and transportation. However, Rodrigo Prada, director of internet site copa2014.org.br which has been a fierce critic of the organisers, said that whilst there were problems they were not as serious as Valcke had claimed. 'Valcke is both right and wrong,' Prada told AFP. 'One cannot deny that there are delays on the building of the in...

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