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Copa São Paulo: the youth cup taken very seriously indeed

Copa São Paulo Gre-nal final
Grêmio and Internacional made the 2020 Copa São Paulo final. Photo: FPF

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we look at the Copa São Paulo, Brazil’s most important youth football tournament that attracts European scouts by the busload. Also, with the transfer market heating up, we have a run-down of the five most significant moves so far this offseason. That, and much more!

Copa São Paulo: the little cup that means a whole lot

For over 50 years, it has become a football tradition. On January 25—the anniversary of the city of São Paulo and a local holiday—supporters fill out the municipal Pacaembu stadium to watch the final...

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