Archive for the 'Brazil' Category

April 23rd, 2014

Footie Facts

After the World Cup in 1962, major European clubs such as Real Madrid, Juventus and Manchester United tried to sign the young Brazilian, but the government of Brazil declared Pelé an "official national treasure" to prevent him from being transferred out of the country.
April 14th, 2014

Pele Interview With Time Magazine

With the World Cup in Brazil around the corner and a new book called Why Soccer Matters, Pele is going to be a busy man. He recently sat down with Time Magazine for an interview. Some interesting thoughts from the world's most famous footballer. You can check the transcript from this interview over at Time.
April 14th, 2014

Nike F.C Celebrates 20 Years of Football

As the world gears up for this summer's big competition, Nike takes the opportunity to celebrate 20 years of brilliant football. In 1994 during a sunny afternoon in Pasadena, Calif., a statement was made – glory is granted to those who risk everything. From that point on players such as Luís Figo, Fabio Cannavaro and Ronaldo exemplified that ...
March 28th, 2014

Infographic :: 2014 World Cup Stadiums In Brazil

~~  There's been plenty of controversy surrounding the personalities of those 'in charge' in Brazil as we make the final push towards the 2014 World Cup.... And with the constant flow of information coming out about where / when the exact finishing dates lie, this infographic catalogs some incredible / scary information.... The stadia of Brazil ...
March 26th, 2014

EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Gameplay Series

Today EA SPORTS released a new developer video for EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil that spotlights the key modes in the game, including Road to World Cup, Road to Rio, Captain Your Country, and Story of Qualifying among others.  This video also has some gameplay footage of the US National Team and the Mexican National Team, with ...
March 25th, 2014

Report :: Mayor Of Porto Alegre Admits City Might Pull Out Of Hosting World Cup

~~  No surprise to see that it's coming down to the wire as this is what happens with the World Cup on the horizon.... But with this going public now, it'll be interesting to see what stance FIFA takes and how this plays out publicly. via SkySports The mayor of Porto Alegre in Brazil has admitted his city may be forced to pull out of hosting ...
March 24th, 2014

adidas Unveils Earth Pack Cleat Collection

adidas today officially unveils the Earth Pack: a new series of cleats inspired by Brazilian rainforests. The Earth Pack is a collection of uniquely designed cleats for each of the four main silos: adizero F50, Predator Lethal Zones, Nitrocharge and 11pro. adizero F50 The adizero F50, worn by players such as Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez, ...
March 14th, 2014

#ItAllStartsHere :: Cleveland Indian Catcher Yan Gomes Plays Medicine Ball Keepy Uppy

Brazilian born Cleveland Indian starting catcher Yan Gomes playing keepy uppy at spring training with a weighted medicine ball. In 2012, Yan Gomes became the first Brazilian-born player to reach the major leagues. He is in the Hall Of Fame for that! He's kind of a big deal. Having been born and grown up in São Paulo, Yan is a huge soccer fan ...