Tag: Brazilian fans

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  • Brazilian fans mob open practice

    Brazilian fans mob open practice

    Scores of football fans became unruly at the Brazilian national team’s training site here amid an overwhelming turnout for an open practice ahead of next month’s FIFA World Cup in Russia. With the crowd exceeding all expectations, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) moved to limit access, spurring protests by some 200 disappointed fans on Friday, …

    May 26, 2018
  • Brazilian fans downbeat ahead of World Cup

    Brazilian fans downbeat ahead of World Cup

    Three weeks to World Cup kick-off and the Brazilians are downbeat, underperforming, and generally hangdog — Brazilian fans, that is. Their team may be hot, steamrolling Latin American rivals in the qualifiers and gunning for a record sixth world title in Russia. But the yellow-shirted fan base is decidedly blue. Souvenir sellers report slow business. …

    May 25, 2018