Brazil fans have shown a lot of passion for the World Cup. Photo: AFP Brazil fans have shown a lot of passion for the World Cup. Photo: AFP
Brazil fans have shown a lot of passion for the World Cup. Photo: AFP
Tim Noonan
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Tim Noonan

Right Field: Brazil, you put on a great party

Fallout from devastating defeat and the reality of a debt-laden legacy should not completely hide the tournament's positives

Brazil fans have shown a lot of passion for the World Cup. Photo: AFP Brazil fans have shown a lot of passion for the World Cup. Photo: AFP
Brazil fans have shown a lot of passion for the World Cup. Photo: AFP
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Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan has been crafting uniquely provocative columns for the SCMP and SMP for more than a decade. A native of Canada, he has over 20 years’ experience in Asia and has been a regular contributor to a number of prominent publications, including Time magazine, Forbes, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and The Independent.