Bruno, still guilty of murder but bafflingly welcome to walk back into football

The Brazilian goalkeeper was sentenced to 22 years for the killing of the mother of his only child. After serving seven, he has been released on appeal and several clubs are looking to sign him

Carmen Miranda said she had Brazil “in every curve of my body”, which if it were true would involve having a body made of traffic, grilled meat, half-finished infrastructure projects, deep-fried rice balls and smog. All of which would make it quite difficult to dance around smiling in a hat made of fruit.

You get her point though. Brazil is a brilliant country in which to travel and watch sport and generally lose yourself. In fact the only Brazilian city I haven’t enjoyed much was mild-mannered, elegant, slightly twee Belo Horizonte. Before the last World Cup people talked about Belo Horizonte’s fine food, its music, its street culture. Frankly it gave me the creeps.

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Source: Football News
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