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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 ...

Land of Football No More, Brazil Needs to Reinvent Itself

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

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 ...

A Soccer Fable: The Day the World Found Out Brazil Has No Clothes

The other day at work someone asked me, “Hey, Joe, who’s it going to ...

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 ...

Striking Teachers Confront Brazil’s National Soccer Team With Chants of There Will Be no Cup

Brazil’s national soccer team was forced to avoid a group of 200 striking teachers ...

Some Brazilians Are Rooting Against Brazil. It’s All Politics.

As we get closer to the October presidential election, the attacks on the World ...

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 ...