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Soccer vocab in Portuguese – Part II Posted by on Jun 21, 2018

Vocabulário de futebol em português – Parte II Oi, pessoal! Hi, everyone! Have you been keeping up with the World Cup lately? Are you into futebol (soccer)? Either way, this week we have been covering some soccer vocab to get you guys prepared for the games. Bola pra frente? This is our previous post, in…

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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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Videos: Brazil’s World Cup 2014 Posted by on Nov 19, 2012

The World Cup in Brazil is getting closer with about a year and a half to go. With the games approaching, what are some of the perspectives on Brazil’s preparations and what the events will be like? Brahma, a Brazilian beer company, imagines what the airports will be like during the World Cup. Construction on…

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Brazil’s World Cup Mascots Posted by on Sep 5, 2012

The World Cup in Brazil is two years away, but the country has already chosen its mascots. First, FIFA chose the official mascot, Tatu-Bola: an armadillo. Radar Online reported on Saturday: Este tatu-bola aí de cima será a mascote oficial da Copa 2014. Ainda sem nome — que será escolhido numa votação popular via internet…

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Two Years to the World Cup Posted by on Jun 14, 2012

The final countdown to Brazil’s World Cup has begun! June 12 marked exactly two years before the games will kick off in Brazil. The favorite question of the international media–and quite a few foreigners–is whether Brazil will be ready in time. So what is the country doing to prepare? First, there are the stadiums. Next…

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Brazil World Cup Cities Posted by on Apr 19, 2011

Recently, the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism released a bunch of short videos about the World Cup host cities in 2014. They’re available in English, but we’re going to watch them in Portuguese, of course. They’re a short little overview of what each city has to offer visitors, so you can see scenes from around Brazil…

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Mano na Comanda Posted by on Jul 26, 2010

Last Friday, many Brazilians were in a frenzy.  The new head coach for the national soccer team was to be chosen.  All day Friday, all anyone could talk about was how Muricy Ramalho, the carioca team, Fluminense‘s head coach, was going to take CBF’s (Clube Brasileiro de Futebol) offer.  However, when he did, his current…

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