Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro decided to call off his trip to Davos for the World Economic Forum, which is slated to take place from January 21 through 24. The decision was reported Wednesday by the president’s spokesman Otávio Rêgo Barros.
After a response from the International Football Federation (FIFA) to the questions posed by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on the use of VAR (Video Assistant Referee) in tied Brazil–Switzerland match, the confederation reiterated Wednesday (Jun.
The Brazilian squad performed poorly and tied with Switzerland 1-1 in the first round of Group E in the World Cup on Sunday (Jun. 17). Brazil had a good first half-time, as Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring with a goal from off the box.
Brazilian coach Tite confirmed today (Jun 14) the line-up for the Brazilian squad’s World Cup opener next Sunday (17) against Switzerland.
“Brazil has the vocation of a world power and an exceptional development potential. Its population boasts a magnificent mosaic, and it’s among the nations which have best managed to promote the peaceful co-existence of people from different cultures.”