Alex Bellos

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Author of Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life and The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

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In the semi-finals of this year’s World Cup, Brazil lost to Germany by 7 to 1—a major blow to the host country. But Brazil also proved itself capable of staging a world-class event.

Brazil’s World Cup Experience: The Take and the Heartache

In the semi-finals of this year’s World Cup, Brazil lost to Germany by 7 to 1—a major blow to the host country. But Brazil also proved itself capable of staging a world-class event.

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