If there was an award at the World Cup for ‘best rendition of a national anthem’, alongside the famous trophy and the Golden Boot, then surely hosts Brazil would already have it in the bag with less than a week of the tournament played.
Ahead of their second group stage fixture against Mexico, Estadio Castelao was deafening as the local fans loudly and proudly sang their country’s song.
Perhaps inspired by the occasion and their supporters, the Brazil players were fantastic:
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In a time where footballers are frequently lambasted for lacking passion, it certainly made one’s heart glow with warmth a little.
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