Brazilian soccer player Neymar

    An American Ponders Soccer: The Improvisation of the Game Makes Brazil Excel at It.

    It’s difficult for Americans to understand how important soccer is in Brazil. The US ...

    Brazilians identify country with football

    Land of Football No More, Brazil Needs to Reinvent Itself

    The largest country in Latin America, most commonly known for its vibrant soccer, left ...

    World Cup in Brazil

    FIFA Now Says Russia Will Have a Very High Bar, After Brazil

    FIFA’s president Sepp Blatter has praised a “very special World Cup” in Brazil and ...

    Staying at home.

    In Brazil, Men, It Seems, Will Be Boys Forever

    The role of the family in Brazil cannot be overstated. Devotion to one’s family ...

    Brazil president mad at naysayers

    Fed Up With Criticism Over the World Cup Brazil President Lashes Back

    Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, responded angrily at criticism voiced by former soccer ...

    FIFA and the World Cup

    Delays, Deaths and Preparations on FIFA’s Agenda for Brazil’s World Cup

    All the trouble involving Brazil’s 2014 World Cup preparations and concerns about human rights ...

    Brazil's Muslim team

    No Pork and Daily Prayers. Brazilians Get Their First Muslim Soccer Team

    In soccer country Brazil, religion usually stays off the playing field. The teams, their ...