Brazilian fans in in good voice watching  the World Cup game against Mexico in Three Spirits Bar & Grill, in Capel Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In Brazil, it is a toss-up who is the more famous: the actress Bruna Marquezine or her boyfriend Neymar, who despite being a professional athlete app(...)

Brazil striker  Neymar  celebrates scoring the winning penalty in the shootout against Germany at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Brazil’s build-up to this summer’s World Cup in Russia seems to have picked back up right from where the side left off at the last one – worrying over(...)

A mural showing Brazilian footballer Neymar and Angenor de Oliveira, known as Cartola, a Brazilian singer and composer (1908-1980) at the Terreirao do Samba (Samba Land), in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Marcelo Sayao/EPA

In a huge shopping mall just off São Paulo’s main drag 18-year old delivery boy Clayton Neves is spending some of his lunch hour checking out Brazi(...)