Footy update

Fairy tales do exist. Pic: Rebeca Regis/Ag. Paulistão

Brazilian football isn’t at one of its high points right now after more World Cup pain. Blogging activity has been sparse too. But there are plenty of positive things going on worth writing about, including the Serie A, which kicks off this weekend and could be the most open championship in years.

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Seleção: mixed feelings mark start of new era

Barcelona’s Arthur was one of four players to make his Seleção debut on Friday (Mowa Press)

A new era began for the Seleção as they beat the USA in a friendly on Friday night: Neymar has been named as full time captain and four players made their debuts. But more questions were raised about their World Cup exit. Continue reading