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Soccer vocab in Portuguese Posted by on Jun 18, 2018

Vocabulário de futebol em português Olá, meu povo! Hello, my people! Como estão? How are you? Brazil is known by many as país do futebol (country of soccer), but since last Tuesday the whole world is now tuning in to keep up with the 2018 copa do mundo (world cup) in Russia! How about you?…

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Brasileirão and the Fluminense Victory Posted by on Dec 7, 2010

You know that feeling you get when your team makes it to the Super Bowl or the World Series?  Or for those non-Americans, when there’s a big national tournament that decides the fate of who the national champion is going to be that year? Well, Sunday was like that for me.  The Brasileirão, is our…

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Pelé and the World Cup Posted by on Jun 22, 2010

Pelé, also known as O Rei, or the King, is very busy during the World Cup, even though he hasn’t played soccer for years. He now serves as an unofficial ambassador for Brazil, and as in any soccer-loving country, he is always welcomed with open arms. In South Africa, he attended an exhibition with works…

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Basic soccer/football vocabulary Posted by on May 20, 2010

As the World Cup is about to kick off it’s time to learn or look over some basic soccer vocabulary. I hope the list below can get you warmed up and ready to play the game. Vocabulary: Futebol – Soccer/football Time – Team Seleção (brasileira) – (Brazil’s) National team   Jogador – Player Juiz/árbitro –…

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World Cup Countdown Posted by on Apr 27, 2010

The World Cup, one of the biggest sporting events for Brazilians, is coming up in June, and Brazil is already gearing up for the soccer excitement. Today, we’re going to take a look at interviews with some of Brazil’s futebol stars who will represent their country in South Africa. Dunga, Brazil National Team Coach Interesting…

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Soccer Vocabulary in Portuguese Posted by on Mar 15, 2010

With about 3 months (ahem, 87 days to be precise) till the 2010 World Cup games, and with soccer/football tournaments going on such as the Copa Libertadores, the UEFA Champions League, and the CAF Women’s Championship all taking place and all with Portuguese speaking teams, it wouldn’t hurt to learn some soccer vocabulary, would it?…

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Favorite Brazilian Team Posted by on Nov 12, 2009

For today’s interactive question, we’re going to talk about futebol. I realize this can sometimes be a dangerous question, but which is your favorite Brazilian soccer team? (I.e. Flamengo, Corinthians, Internacional, Cruzeiro, etc). Let’s hear from you!