Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Organisers say 3 million attended the “biggest event organised by Christians in the world.” National media describe it as a “Christian carnival.”
'We are a family. Our union is the fruit of love'.
Brazil is the country where more Bibles were distributed. The figures rise significantly in conflict countries like Syria and Ukraine.
At least 10 players participated in worship services promoted by Kaka and David Luiz and officiated by an evangelical pastor.
Criminals dismantled by the police called themselves ‘Jesus Evangelical Community’.
Two men holding Bibles attacked an 11-year-old girl and shouted: “You are going to burn in hell.” Assemblies of God reacted asking for freedom of religion for all.
The bus fell into a ravine while it was taking a group of evangelicals to a Christian event in the neighbouring state.
That same day I am invited to a Brazilian VIP soirée, a sort of Oscars ceremony in Babylon, … I mean in Zurich.