Big Phil Likes the Number 6 for Brazil

Big Phil Likes the Number 6 for Brazil

Post on November 21, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The good news is, if you’re coach of Brazil’s National Soccer Team – the Seleção – you know you’ll be loaded with talent.  The bad news is, the home country doesn’t suffer failure lightly and expectations are through the roof at home.  “Big Phil”, in his second go around as boss of Brazil, knows this Continue Reading…

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Brazil Still Not Ready for Its Close-up

Brazil Still Not Ready for Its Close-up

Post on November 16, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 5 Comments

In some eyes, unfortunately, Brazil is still the country of tomorrow, and always will be.  For example, just two years ago it all seemed to be coming together for the host of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.. Preparations for the 2014 Cup were well underway and would be Continue Reading…

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The Streets of Rio to be Watched by Security Cameras

The Streets of Rio to be Watched by Security Cameras

Post on November 13, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 2 Comments

Rio de Janeiro, known for its Samba, its beaches, and its celebrations, may now be known for something else:  Security Cameras.   Rio, which will host the 2014 World Cup and the Olympic Games in 2016 will be watched by an estimated 700,000 cameras from private security systems.  And, many of the would be tourists are Continue Reading…

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Americans Buying Lots of Brazil World Cup 2014 Tickets

Americans are biggest World Cup ticket buyers outside of Brazil

Post on November 7, 2013, 3:03 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Odd!  America is not a big football nation.  We’re the only country in the world – that I know of — to call football “soccer”.  Yet, we love to travel, and we love to wave the flag.  Perhaps that explains why Americans are the biggest World Cup 2014 ticket buyers outside of Brazil.  The list Continue Reading…

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Miami Hoping to Benefit from Brazil 2014

Miami Hoping to Benefit from Brazil 2014

Post on October 27, 2013, 4:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

As Brazil gets all spruced up for the 2014 Cup, Miami is also spending a little time and money on getting ready.  That’s because Miami also hopes to benefit from an influx of travelers as a major gateway city to the Cup.  For many, Miami will be their first trip to Latin America, and Brazil Continue Reading…

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Barcelona's Messi looks at the ball during a training session at the San Siro stadium in Milan

Messi Good for Brazil? For 2014, Yes.

Post on October 25, 2013, 12:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Lionel Messi is a global sales icon.  Everything the diminutive Argentine touches turns to gold, and not just on the pitch.  Messi is also the figurehead of Brazil’s arch-rivals Argentina, one of the teams with the potential to spoil the 2014 party by leading Argentina over the home team’s dream of winning the World Cup Continue Reading…

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