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This is a list of all the Brazilian soccer articles we have published in the History of Soccer website.

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1950 World Cup: The Host Brazil Versus Urugary In The Final

Following more than a decade of dictatorship, Brazil adopted a new democratic constitution in 1946. It was confirmed that in 1950 the country would host the fourth World Cup, the most significant international event to take place within its borders. …

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Leônidas Da Silva: The ‘Black Diamond’ Of Brazilian Soccer

Born near the center of Rio de Janeiro in 1913, Leônidas Da Silva started playing in 1930, before soccer became a professional sport. Two years later received his first national call-up. At the 1934 World Cup in Italy, he scored …

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2007 Women’s World Cup: Germany Edge Out Brazil In Final

China hosted the 2007 Women’s World Cup Final on 30 September 2007, which was won by Germany, who defeated Brazil 2–0. The defending champions of the 2003 FIFA Women’s World Cup final played the Brazil national team who had never …

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Ricardo Rocha: The Former Defender Known As The Sherriff

For Santa Cruz, one of the big three soccer clubs in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, the deal struck back in early 1983 for Ricardo Rocha was just one of many done with smaller clubs from the interior. Yet even …

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Romario: The Brazilian And His Prized Goalscoring Ability

People watch and enjoy soccer for a multitude of reasons. There is a sense of identity and connection to a town, city, or even a family member. There is the primitive sense of tribalism that can come with belonging to …

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Dunga: Brazil’s Technically Gifted Defensive Midfielder

Dunga is the nickname given to Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri. A former professional soccer player from Brazil, he played as a defensive midfielder. In 1994, Brazil won the World Cup final under his captaincy. He and Spanish midfielder Xavi are …

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Former Brazilian Goalkeeper Claudio Taffarel

Claudio Taffarel: One Of Brazil’s Greatest Goalkeepers

Brazilian soccer player Claudio Taffarel played as a goalkeeper. He played professional soccer for five clubs in Brazil and Europe during an 18-year career. His senior career began with Internacional in 1985, while his later clubs were Parma, Reggiana, Atlético …

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Which Teams Have Won The World Cup: Most Wins By Country

Being the world’s most prestigious association football tournament, there is a lot to be said about the World Cup winners throughout the years. We will review which teams have won the World Cup, providing details about the World Cup winners …

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The Greatest Soccer Player Of All Time, Pele.

The Greatest Soccer Player Of All Time: Who’s The Best?

Pelé is often thought to be the greatest soccer player of all time. But how good was he? How do his records compare to other modern game greats, and what made this striker so special? Who Was The Greatest Soccer …

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Biggest Upsets In World Cup History: 13 Unexpected Defeats

Every World Cup usually has at least one surprise in store, and as this list of World Cup huge upsets proves, sometimes those surprises are so huge that no one could have possibly seen them coming. Here is our list …

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