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  • Already, Brazilians—aficionados of Global English almost as much as of soccer or futebol—are compelled to transliterate “pickup” as picape and “knockout” as nocaute, and not just to get rid of the ks that look strange to them, but also to nail the foreign vowel sounds.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Em espanhol, porra significa tanto um insulto comum quanto um modo de fazer apostas sobre o resultado de um jogo de futebol.


  • - Em Barcelona, 2 noivas com sinais foram ao derby the futebol Barça - Real Madrid.

    Granjero busca esposa

  • A ESPN convidou todos os que passaram pelas suas montras em Nova Iorque, Boston e Chicago a jogarem um pouco de futebol americano, possibilitando ainda a escolha do quarterback e ouvindo os comentários de cada lance, como se de uma transmissão televisiva se tratasse.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The financial health of Brazil first division futebol, and paid attendance suffer because so many stars abandon their country for Europe.

    Eric Ehrmann: FIFA Bullying Gets Politcial in Brazil World Cup Feud

  • Under Teixeira's leadership, FIFA and the CBF, in concert with their sports marketing allies, developed a feeder system that now exports enough top futebol talent annually to field 10 first division teams (110 players) to clubs in Europe (not including the English Premier Division).

    Eric Ehrmann: FIFA Bullying Gets Politcial in Brazil World Cup Feud

  • The best Brazilian musicians -- not unlike their best futebol players -- move with a mesmerizing speed and power but seem to defy gravity.

    Marty Lipp: Music to Cool You From Around the World

  • And while futebol gave him a ticket out, he, like many players from economically disadvantaged neighborhoods, was not prepared psychologically to adapt to the individualism required by a Rio kid who just knows football and gets dropped into the fast lane of sophisticated Milan society.

    Eric Ehrmann: Brazil: Futebol Before Politics

  • Because globalist television promotes individual sports that compete with futebol for ad revenue, Italian teams are already subsidizing Brazil's cash-strapped professional football system, paying megabucks to buy world class players.

    Eric Ehrmann: Brazil: Futebol Before Politics

  • Today, subway and billboard advertising promotes the concept of Brazil a "nation for everybody" and the national futebol team helps hold the concept together.

    Eric Ehrmann: Brazil: Futebol Before Politics


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