It was after 10.30pm on March 7th when a car carrying billionaire Joesley Batista pulled up at the Jaburu Palace, one of the modernist masterpieces by(...)

Sérgio Rodriguez: ‘Football in Brazil is more than a game.  It is one of the few things that unify the country.’

When Brazil won the right to host the World Cup in 2007 it seemed to confirm that this giant nation was finally ready to fulfil its ambitions and assu(...)