Tuesday August 15 2017

Brasil Diary

  • June 2, 2014

    Futbolita’s 12-Point...

    Brazil can be both a fascinating and unpredictable place for any traveller heading there for the first time. Here is Futbolita’s foolproof, fun and no-nonsense travel guide for football enthusiasts planning to travel there during the World Cup! 1. “PORTUGU╩S, POR FAVOR” – There is a joke in Brazil about...

  • May 27, 2014

    Brasil Diary...

    *This article originally appeared on Yahoo! S.E.A, as part of the site’s World Cup coverage. It is a blow-by-blow factual account of what transpired during the police strike in Bahia, Salvador, and our experiences in the beautiful city, which will be hosting seven World Cup matches next month. (Read more...

  • May 3, 2014

    Brasil Diary...

    One of the highlights of Brazil was experiencing the finals of the The Street Child World Cup at the Fluminense stadium in Rio de Janeiro! The tournament united 230 children from 19 countries – all with a similar background of living and working on the streets across the world. On...

  • April 29, 2014

    BRASIL DIARY...

    We were thrilled to meet the female futbolitas from Brazil’s biggest ‘favela’ (or slum), Rocinha, during our first week in Rio de Janeiro. Although Brazil’s favelas have a reputation for being dangerous and full of crime, our favela guide (a native himself), Zezinho, was adamant on dispelling this notion. After...