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Nostalgia on TV reignites old Brazil debate

Reruns of classic matches reignite an interesting debate on style v. results

Nostalgia on TV reignites old Brazil debate
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Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! This week, with Brazilian TV showing reruns of classic matches, an interesting debate on style v. results has been reignited, using the 1982 World Cup as a backdrop. Meanwhile, we have the latest on Ronaldinho, out of jail, but still in Paraguay. Happy reading!

Nostalgia on TV reignites old Brazil debate

It may shock Brazilians to know that outside of its borders, the most famous and adored Brazilian World Cup side by some distance is Telê Santana’s 1982 team. Equally, it may shock foreigners to know that in Brazil, the 1982 side is...

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