Category Brazil

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Chapecoense, 1973-

Kids play football in the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan. Football is a 'mother'.

In a Syrian refugee camp, where football plays the role of the “mother”

“Football is the most popular sport; it plays the role of the mother. It’s the only outlet that children have. It’s a very difficult life here in the refugee camp and football alleviates their suffering.”

How to deal with a polka dot bag in Rio? Pepper spray. Credit: AP Photp via TheAtlantic.Com

Brazil’s Least Wanted: The 2014 World Cup

It is official. Jogo Bonito – and every other cliché tied to Brazil and its futebol – is dead. Who would have thought that of all countries, it would be the people of Brazil who would take to the streets of their cities to tell their government and FIFA – oh, FIFA – that they […]