They’re Calling it “A Little Appetizer”

For the first time since losing to Germany in 2014, Brazil will challenge Germany in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin during the World Cup semifinals in 2018.   This will all go down just a few months before the World Cup takes place in Russia:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2017/03/10/brazil-to-play-germany-next-year-for-1st-time-since-7-1-loss/99001596/#-/web/search/rio%20de%20janeiro-1489177136038-trackingCode-mXeXmh5uoeVvHBRZxmP3JQ==-articleId-393850395-vv-be7b1950-10fe-4b09-81e4-5bb44e20f1e5

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Carlos Alberto Laid to Rest

Last week, Brazil celebrated the life of Carlos Alberto, who served as captain of Brazil’s winning 1970 World Cup team.  He passed away at the age of 72 after suffering a heart attack.  Read on for his triumphant story and heartwarming photos of mourners’ tribute to the former Brazil captain.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-3875054/Carlos-Alberto-death-Brazil-legend-laid-rest-Rio-Janeiro-hundreds-gather-pay-tribute.html

Hundreds of mourners gather to pay tribute to former Brazil captain Carlos Alberto