Children playing soccer in the park in Salvador. Soccer continues to be the national sport. Many of the nation's best players come from very poor backgrounds. Favelas often have their own playing fields and championships.Crianças jogando futebol num parque em Salvador. O futebol continua a ser o esporte nacional. Muitos dos melhores jogadores da nação vêm de famílias muito pobres. As favelas muitas vezes têm seus próprios campos de futebol e torneios.
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