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Mexico have announced their squad ahead of the forthcoming UFWC title match against Brazil. It’s a busy summer for Mexico, who will compete as guests in CONMEBOL’s Copa America in June, then in the CONCACAF Gold Cup in July. Ahead of that, on 7 June, they play reigning unofficial football world champions Brazil. It’s a chance for Mexico to rid themselves of their status as the UFWC’s biggest underachievers, but a…

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A single goal from Roberto Firmino was enough to win this feisty match for Brazil in a rain-soaked London. A much-changed Brazil struggled for long periods against Chile, but eventually gained a narrow victory, retaining the UFWC title, and maintaining their 100-percent winning record since the World Cup. For all Brazil’s disappointment last summer, the…

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Oscar, Luiz Gustavo and of course Neymar were all on target as Brazil won the first UFWC title match of 2015 to remain Unofficial Football World Champions. France scored first, and provided a dangerous challenge on their home turf, but few followers of the UFWC will have been surprised by this result, as Brazil’s free-scoring post-World Cup resurrection continued under the management of Dunga. France created the first good…

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The greatest night in the history of French football began with confusion and controversy. Brazil’s official team sheet showed that mercurial striker Ronaldo, already the scorer of four goals in the tournament, had been replaced in the line up by Edmundo. Brazil fans and neutrals were united in disappointment, believing they had been robbed of a chance to see perhaps the world’s best player on the world’s biggest stage.

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The 2014 World Cup was supposed to be a celebration of Brazilian football, but it ended in tears for the host nation. That’s not to say it wasn’t a great tournament, with wonderful hosts. Observers suggested Brazil 2014 was the best World Cup since at least France 98, or perhaps even Italia 90. But Brazilian fans might not agree. Many had expected their team to become FIFA World Champions for the sixth time. That didn’t…

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