FIFA 2014 Brazil World Cup

World Cup fever has spread into the House of Lords, as a Labour peer snuck in a Brazil football shirt as she spoke today
Domestically, England has things no worse than other major European countries, while foreign Premier League players still manage to cope with the demanding schedule. Clearly, England's problems do lie at a deeper level.
Now that Cristiano Ronaldo has earned a second Balon d' Or it might be time for FIFA to award the first Golden Crosswalk to Brazil, where the answer to whether World Cup fans or vehicles have the right-of- way at an intersection in the Land of the Samba is as straight as a free kick by David Beckham.
Running the good cop-bad cop on the fractious Brazilian sports press technical director Carlos Parreira amped up the positive, offering the textured spin that his Samba Boys were "evolving" after slipping and sliding their way to a 2-1 loss against a stronger England team.
Former Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari will have an old score to settle when his Samba Boys play England in the chilly confines of Wembley on 6 February.