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196 million people live in Brazil. Although Brazil is the 5

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The average wage of somebody in Brazil is only US$5910 per year, even though Brazil has one of the world’s largest economies.

Gun crime is common in Brazil’s main cities. Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo are affected in particular.

Robinho was brought up in Sao Vicente, a poor suburb of Sao Paolo. Sao Paolo is Brazil’s biggest city.

Millions of inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo live in favelas, which are shanty towns.

Robinho’s yearly wage is currently over £8 million at Manchester City, although he has always been paid well as a footballer.

Life expectancy is 69 for a male and 76 for a female in Brazil. This is higher than most other LEDCs.

Favelas are areas of poor quality housing made out of scrap materials, often lacking basic services.

Some parts of Sao Paolo are said to be no go areas for police forces that fear the armed gangs.

Robinho’s mother Marina de Souza Silva was taken from her home by an armed gang and held captive for 40 days.

Robinho signed his first professional contract with Santos at the age of just 17.

Kidnappings for ransom are becoming far more frequent in Central and South America.

196 million people live in Brazil. Although Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world many of these people are crammed into coastal areas.

Most footballers receive a 10% share of the transfer fee that is paid for them.

Brazilian footballers Luis Fabiano of Porto, and Grafite of Sao Paolo had their mothers kidnapped in Sao Paolo in 2005.

Very few people have managed to leave the Favelas for better things in Brazil, although footballers have proved to be the exception.

The migration of people from the countryside to the city has left many people homeless and forced to live in Favelas.

Most people who live in the Favelas lack the skills required to access the higher paying jobs in the city.

Large families can often share just one or two rooms in a Favela dwelling.

Brazil is hosting the 2014 football world cup and is bidding for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Most of Brazil’s best footballers play in European countries such as Spain, France, Germany, Italy and the UK.

Why was Robinho’s mother kidnapped?

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