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.
Club América supporters speak about an attachment to the side, based at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, that, in every case, dates back to the womb. América beat AC Milan 2-1 in the World Football Challenge in Atlanta, 22 Jul 09.