The World Cup draws people from all over the world, who all speak the same language: football. It also draws a lot of media attention.
Everywhere you turn, there's a camera, a tripod and a reporter doing an interview with a local, a vendor or crazy fans.
There's also good fodder for sketch comedy shows from around the world. I came across a Mexican show filming on the streets of Rio today:
Steven D'Souza is an award-winning journalist with more than a decade of experience in broadcasting. Usually on the news beat, he has also covered major sporting events going back to the 2006 Stanley Cup Final and the 2007 FIFA Under-20 World Cup.