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2019, a defining year for Brazilian women’s football

2019, a defining year for Brazilian women's football
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Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we look back at a potentially game-changing year for women’s football in Brazil. Also, with Jair Bolsonaro going to watch Santos, we tell the story of a 1920s football star who defied the Brazilian president of the time. That, and much more. Happy reading!

2019, a defining year for Brazilian women’s football

Corinthians dispatched São Paulo 3-0 to seal their first-ever state championship trophy in the women’s game. Not so long after their Copa Libertadores triumph made them the top women’s team on the continent, Corinthians guaranteed local bragging rights as...

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