Korean Friendship Association Ireland

WORLD CUP 2014 in the DPRK

DPRK football fans watch World Cup in the square.

Like many other countries, the Korean people are football fans, especially in big tournaments like the World Cup . The DPRK-government bought the rights to broadcast the FIFA football tournament to show it to all the people over the country. In addition to the television in homes, the people could watch the matches together, cheering for the teams in public. The government has built huge screens in public spaces to the joy of the people. Giant screens erected in condominiums and station serve people watching the World Cup.

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