Brazil Deserves a Participation Trophy : World Cup 2014

Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014

July 9th, 2014 will go down in history. Contrary to belief this game is not necessarily historic for the 1-7 loss and it’s not necessarily historic because Brazil played terrible. This game is historic for what it symbolizes. This game is historic for exemplifying a parody we see so many times through history, the collapse and debacle of an empire.

I have been one of the biggest critics of Brazilian soccer the past seven years. When Brazil beat Spain during the Confederations Cup I warned that, “The Seleção is still below average.” I have written about the “Dark Ages of Brazilian Soccer,” where I criticize the squad and players. Lastly, I have criticized the soccer academies in Brazil and posed the question “Is FC Barcelona that good or is everyone that bad?” However, I never thought I would witness the catastrophe of Brazil vs Germany.

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Neymar The Pros and Cons Between Real Madrid and Barcelona

Neymar Decides Barcelona

We have been waiting to see, Neymar, this young phenom play at the heights of the European Leagues for the past few years. The day has finally come for Neymar to choose, between Real Madrid or FC Barcelona. Even though many news outlets say Neymar has already signed with Barcelona, he has yet to officially decide where he goes. For that reason I want to ponder the pros and cons of his choices.

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