What will visitors to Brazil find surprising?
We asked football fans in Brazil a series of questions about Brazilian football and culture and English. In this video, the fans tell us what visitors to Brazil might find surprising. What do you think they will speak about?
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Patricia: Surprising? That's a hard question.
Fernando: I think the diversity, you know, the variety, different people, I mean, different ways of life, yeah the diversity and variety of Brazil.
Genebra: The view. The beaches, the people, the people are really, really friendly. Their really familiar too and they really like tourists.
Karina: People receive tourists really well and they really like them. So, their always going to find a way to talk to you or help you with something. And their just really nice.
Artur: The people. People in Brazil are really.....welcoming.
Mateus: The food. It's really good here.
Joao Pedro: How football is included in our society.
Aloisio: You know, the beaches and everything. Brazil is a very beautiful place and the weather makes possible to visit beaches or mountains and everything else.
Victor: I think our nature is... surprising.
Aloisio: They will be surprised about the incredible variety of things to do here.
Victor: And I think also the happiness of the people.
Patricia: Surprising? Because I think people expect Brazilians to be warm and friendly and vibrant and they really are. It's a really vibrant country but I don't think that will surprise anyone.