Opinion

Why do Britain and America despise Neymar?

neymar
Brazilian start Neymar inspires both adoration and hatred
neymar
Brazilian star Neymar inspires both adoration and hatred. Photo: CBF

Much of the fun of the World Cup is in its narrative. The redemption stories, the against-all-odds comebacks, the clashes between good and evil. Football can become a bit perfunctory when you don’t have anyone to cheer for, or, for that matter, anyone to cheer against. In that vein, the British and North...

Access all of The Brazilian Report

Less expensive than a coffee!

Enjoy your 30-day limited-time offer for US$ 0.25 a week