An ongoing BBC Four series, Brasil, Brasil, tracks the evolution of Brazilian music, from samba to forró to bossa nova to tropicalia to AfroReggae. Almost all of these traditions intersect with football.
Bob Marley‘s connections with football have been well-documented. He played as a midfielder, usually on the left. These associations are worth considering at Marley’s 60th birthday celebrations in Addis Ababa.
Boys' sides from two Khayelitsha children's homes compete in 30mph winds and occasional horizontal rain on Cape Flats on 24 Jun 09. Match referee Shaun Daweti laments the swearing during the game, especially over two vigorously contested late goals. As a result, he awards neither side "fair-play points."