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Copa de Mundo da FIFA Brasil 2014: Sede Porto Alegre

“Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.” –  Paulo Coelho

The football scene in the city of Porto Alegre is divided in two halves: the black and blue one from Gremio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense and the red and white from Sport Club Internacional. 185 more words

Brazil

Copa de Mundo da FIFA Brasil 2014: Sede Sao Paulo

““When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”” –  Paulo Coelho

São Paulo is the very birthplace of Brazilian football, as it was the home of Charles Miller, the British descendent who presented the beautiful game to the city in 1894 and helped its swift propagation throughout the country. 119 more words

Brazil

Sony Not Planning to Renew FIFA Sponsorship

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Following Emirates pulling out of FIFA partners portfolio, Sony announced to plan not to renew its sponsorship contract with the Football Governing body. The Japanese electronics maker needs to prioritise its restructuring efforts, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. 371 more words

Sponsorship

All Sand, No Sleep

“So, we will not be needing shoes.”
“Wait. You mean for the three day hike we are doing?”
“Yep, be ready to leave at 1am.”
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Brasil

The History of Trophies  

Trophies have been a way to reward and commemorate victories throughout the history of mankind. The word trophy derives from the Latin word trophaeum which means a monument dedicated to a victory. 416 more words

History

Reminiscing: Zidane Headbutt and Red Card

In the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final, France vs Italy, footballing legend Zinedine Zidane was given a red card for headbutting Marco Materazzi in the chest in the 110th minute. 105 more words

France

FIFA Fumbles World Cup Decisions

by Alex Boguslawski

Amid a bidding process scandal and rumors of corruption, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is having a hard time proving its innocence. 844 more words