Soccer – Brazilian fans ignore foul play as crowds soar

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Brasileiro Championship - Flamengo v Palmeiras - Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - September 1, 2019 Flamengo fans before the match REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo

(Reuters) – The game is slow and beset by fouls, every match is on TV, and all the best young players have left – but if attendances are any measure, Brazilian football is enjoying a renaissance. The average crowd in the top tier this season is 21,135, the highest since 1983. Five Serie A clubs […]

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