Tag: Brazil

WUNDERBAR! Germany Outclass Portugal

Germany 4-0 Portugal Muller (12′ 45+1′ 78′) Hummels (32′) When fixtures were announced, fans found themselves salivating at the thought of this game. a team that boasts the World Player of the Year and a side that’s touted as the next generation of superstars – it promised to be a cracker and it did not …

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Brazil vs Croatia: Poor refereeing Mar’s Opening Game

Brazil 3-1 Croatia Goals: Marcelo (og) 11′ Neymar 29′ 71′ Oscar 91′ I could feel the electrifying atmosphere in Sao Paulo, all the way from Johannesburg. The Brazilians walked out arm-to-shoulder as a sign of unity. I’m not Brazilian, but the national anthem gave me goosebumps, to see players singing their national anthem with such …

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World Cup 2014: The Opening Ceremony, an Epic Fail

An honest opinion of the World Cup 2014 Opening Ceremony

FIFA World Cup 2014: 10 Things I Hope For

With just a few hours to kick off, here are my hopes for the coming tournament: That its set alight with one outstanding player Okay, lets be honest, at the last installment we didn’t see an out and out amazing player, who took the tournament by storm. Yeah, Diego Forlan was voted best player, but …

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World Cup 2014: Team Focus – Brazil

Best: Winners (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002) Group: A Coach: Luiz Felipe Scolari Brazil enter every single World Cup as favourites. I guess thats expected when you’re the most successful country in the history of the World Cup. Now that they’re also playing on home soil, well that only adds to the expectations. Not that …

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World Cup 2014: Stadium Guide

Its getting closer! Today I have a quick guide of the stadiums that will be hosting the games in 2 weeks time. Here are the 12 stadiums and host cities: Maracanã – Rio de Janeiro Mineirão – Belo Horizonte Arena Castelão – Fortaleza Arena da Amazônia – Manaus Arena da Baixada – Curitiba Estádio Nacional …

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The war against the World Cup and the Olympics

Relating to my earlier post on Paulo Ito’s socially conscious painting, here are some good snippets of the general feeling in Brazil right now:

The Brazil National Team Plane

Neymar and co will be travelling around Brazil in this newly revamped team plane!

Nike Unveils their National Team Kits for 2010!

Nike held a gala to unviel their World Cup 2010 Natonal Team kits. The following players were there to represent their teams: Clint Dempsey (USA), Alexandre Pato (BRAZIL), Nenaid Mkijis (SERBIA), Vince Grella (AUSTRALIA),Ryan Nelson (NEW ZEALAND), Edson Braafheid (NETHERLANDS), Nani (PORTUGAL), Cy Lee (KOREA), Robert Koren (SLOVENIA) Check out the rest of the pics: …

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