Archive for June, 2011

The Brazilian way – ‘jeitinho brasileiro’ in Portuguese – is an informal way of behaving widely accepted by Brazil’s society that relies on improvisation, flexibility, creativity, intuition etc, behind unexpected or complex situations. Although it isn’t founded on procedures or techniques previously set, it is an unethical system historically adopted that makes use of emotional […]


Renato “Gaúcho” Portaluppi was a successful Brazilian footballer in the 80’s and early 90’s. He played for the Brazilian National Team and for important sides both in Brazil (Grêmio, Flamengo, Cruzeiro, among others) as well as abroad (Roma). Also, he’s been working as a coach since 1996. Undoubtedly, the status of being a famous athlete […]


Brazil are going to play against the Netherlands next Saturday in Goiânia. Although the Dutch players seem to be more concerned about having a good time in Rio de Janeiro instead of focusing on the friendly match, that would be a great and rare opportunity for Brazilian football fans to appreciate a high-class European national […]