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Brazil’s black coaches speak out on racism in football

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Good morning and welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. Today, we are looking at racism in Brazilian football, as the league’s only two black coaches faced each other this weekend. There’s also a look back at Neymar’s career, as the forward wins his 100th cap for Brazil. Finally, we explore one of Brazil’s biggest export markets: professional footballers.

Brazil’s black coaches speak out on racism in football

On Saturday evening, in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã stadium, the head coaches of Fluminense and Bahia—Marcão and Roger Machado—wore t-shirts emblazoned with the words “Enough Prejudice” and spoke at length about the...

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