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 ...

    Brazil's Júlio César and David Luiz

    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 ...

    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 ...

    World Cup stadium Itaquerão

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

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

    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 ...