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athletico copa do brasil champions

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we have our first national champions of the year as Athletico won the 2019 Copa do Brasil. There’s the results from a recent football fanbase survey, showing one team well ahead of the rest, plus Brazil’s new left-back and the country’s Formula 1 dry spell. All that and much more. Happy reading!

Athletico win the cup

After an impressive 2-1 win away from home to Internacional on Wednesday night, Athletico Paranaense won the 2019 Copa do Brasil, seeing them pocket BRL 52 million in prize money and a spot in next...

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