Mining talent at the U-17 World Cup

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Gabriel Veron playing v. Angola. Photo: FIFA

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we’re looking at the rough Brazilian diamonds on display at the U-17 World Cup, being hosted right here at home. Plus, an innovative idea to combat piracy and boost shirt sales. Happy reading!

Mining talent at the U-17 World Cup

One of the most satisfying things about covering football in Brazil was the opportunity to watch future world-beating players in their formative years, showing off their talents at home before heading to Europe. There were the ones who made it and others who didn’t, but the thrill lay precisely in this...

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