Adidas Too Sexy for Brazil…New York and Japan

Adidas Too Sexy for Brazil…New York and Japan

Post on February 27, 2014, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Brazil’s tourism board asked Adidas on earlier this week to stop selling two T-shirts marketed by the sporting goods maker ahead of this year’s World Cup, saying they encourage sexual tourism.  Wow!  A German company too sexy for Brazil?  Never thought I’d live to see the day.  That’s globalization for ya. Read The Reuters article Continue Reading…

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U.S. Ticket Buyers Lead World Cup 2014 Ticket Sales

U.S. Ticket Buyers Lead World Cup 2014 Ticket Sales

Post on February 26, 2014, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

A total of 473,076 tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup were allocated during the second random selection draw for all matches except the Opening Game in Sao Paolo and the Final in Rio de Janeiro.  The United States is buying more tickets than any other country outside of Brazil.  See you there. Read the Continue Reading…

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Brazil World Cup 2014 Don’t Forget About Rio Carnival 2014

Brazil World Cup 2014? Don’t Forget About Rio Carnival 2014

Post on February 23, 2014, 5:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Yes, the World Cup in Brazil in 2014 is plenty of reason to get excited.  But for tradition, pomp and pagestry, you can’t beat the annual festival known as Carnival.  This year’s carnival in Rio de Janiero is expected to generate some 2.2 billion reals (950 million US dollars) for the city.  That’s a nice Continue Reading…

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For Brazilians, Any Team Except Argentina

Post on February 20, 2014, 11:00 am by admin 2 Comments

Maracanã, 1950, the scene of the worst memory ever for Brazilian soccer fans. That is the year and the site where the Uruguayans stunned the host country Brazil to win the World Cup that year. Although Brazilians will never forgive or forget the Uruguayans, the Brazilians have an even more hated nemesis these days: Argentina. Continue Reading…

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FIFA Adult Supervision Heading to Brazil for 2014 Cup Preparations

FIFA Adult Supervision Heading to Brazil for 2014 Cup Preparations

Post on February 16, 2014, 5:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

I can’t get the Swedish rock band Europe’s song “The Final Countdown” out of my head.  For Brazil and the rest of the world, we’re heading into the final countdown for the 2014 World Cup preparations, and FIFA is taking note.  FIFA’s top official in charge of the World Cup is returning to Brazil to Continue Reading…

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Porto Alegre Test Match Postponed Because of Infrastructure Problems

Porto Alegre Test Match Postponed Because of Infrastructure Problems

Post on February 2, 2014, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

If you need to a reason to be optimistic about Brazil 2014, you’d be better off not following the news.   The first test match at a World cup stadium in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre was not played this weekend because infrastructure work outside the venue has not been completed.  That combined with Continue Reading…

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