Everyone loves football – Gilberto Silva’s tales from Brazil | World Cup 2022

Everyone loves football - gilberto silva's tales from brazil  | world cup 2022

BBC Sport published this video item, entitled “Everyone loves football – Gilberto Silva’s tales from Brazil | World Cup 2022” – below is their description.

World Cup winner Gilberto Silva talks about the reasons why football is so loved in Brazil and how tough upbringings in the country’s poorer cities breeds success.

0:00 The love for Brazillian football and why does Brazil produce so many great players?

2:35 Alan and Micah’s first memories of Brazil at the WC

4:11 Is R9 the best Ronaldo?

5:14 How Scolari’s team talk won Brazil the 2002 WC

7:45 What makes a world class defensive midfielder?

8:20 ‘Magic’ Ronaldinho and how Brazil keep football fun

9:59 The best player Gilberto played with and playing against England in 2002

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In This Story: Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas, as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.

Its Amazon basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats. Brazil is classified as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country.

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