1 December 2013
While many would think Uruguay's players revel in the ghost of 1950 that still haunts Brazil, that could not be further from the truth.
17 November 2013
Cruzeiro winning the Brazilian championship is a splendid achievement that needs to be noted and duly celebrated so it's a shame that outside Brazil next to no one was paying attention.
3 November 2013
While it may be easy for a Brazilian polo star to switch allegiances, Diego Costa's decision to snub the Selecao for Spain could have huge repercussions come June 2014.
6 October 2013
As young footballers come to terms with the adulation that follows the step up to the big time, a recent event reminded me that there is always a price to pay.
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