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Published: 15 June 2014

ISBN: 9781849044172

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The Country of Football

Politics, Popular Culture, and the Beautiful Game in Brazil

Edited by Paulo Fontes and Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda

A Hurst Publication

  • How soccer shapes Brazil and how Brazilians have changed global soccer are the twin themes in this vividly written history.
  • Brazil and soccer in the headlines with the World Cup
  • Looks at the politics and history of the game and its impact on society