Manaus Stadium Good to Go

Manaus Stadium Good to Go

Post on March 11, 2014, 4:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

If you’re a fan of the U.S. Soccer Team – and admittedly, it’s sometimes difficult these days – you know that we’ll be traveling to the heart of the Amazon to play Portugal in the World Cup. Let’s set aside that Portugal has the reigning best player in the World on their team in Ronaldo, Continue Reading…

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World Cup About Business, Not Fun and Games

World Cup About Business, Not Fun and Games

Post on March 9, 2014, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Lest you forget the real purpose of the international commercial goliath known as the World Cup is commerce, along comes a cheeky little story about the war off the pitch.  The war of international corporate giants.  In the latest indication that American international commercial dominance doesn’t seem to be as bad off as some of Continue Reading…

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Ronaldo, Zico, Carnival, World Cup, Brazil!

Ronaldo, Zico, Carnival, World Cup, Brazil!

Post on March 4, 2014, 4:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Many people think of Brazil as the country of “Carnival” and “football” – soccer for us Yanks. As the country prepares to host the World Cup this year, they are doing their level best to remind people of what they are famous for.  Floats paying homage to two of its biggest soccer stars will parade Continue Reading…

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Beira-Rio Stadium is pictured during a visit by FIFA General Secretary Valcke in Porto Alegre

Hackers Excited About Brazil World Cup 2014

Post on March 2, 2014, 6:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Few people like to hear bad news and hate to feel as if they’re being manipulated by fear.  But security at large, international gatherings is a big concern.  We all know the stories coming out of Sochi and the amount of money and effort that was spent trying to make sure there were no security Continue Reading…

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Carnival in Rio de Janiero Kicks Off

Carnival in Rio de Janiero Kicks Off

Post on March 1, 2014, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Let’s get the party started!  Rio de Janiero’s mayor has opened the seaside city’s raucous Carnival, the self-billed biggest party on the planet and Brazil’s last big bash before it hosts this year’s World Cup football tournament.  Of course, if you need to talk to anyone in Brazil for about a week, you’ll be out Continue Reading…

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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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