What do you like most about football?
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 they like most about football. What do you think they will talk about?
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Peter: The best thing about football.... I think it's the errr sense of cooperation you have in a team, when you're walking together towards a goal.
Joao Pedro: You don't need to be the best player to be part of the team.
Aloisio: To be around friends and playing something that you like. And to see a lot of people playing and supporting something I guess. Football brings people together.
Emanuela: I think it's really how social it can be. You know, how people get together.
Patricia: I think there's a social element that's very nice. You know. it's really a way to connect with people and make friends.
Karina: I think maybe watching the games. Just gathering round and watching the games.
Victor: The passion. You know, you cannot only watch your team playing. You become part of the game.
Joao: It's when you see your team winning a game.
Artur: I don't know, just the excitement you get when your team scores a goal. Or you're at the stadium and everyone is screaming at the players throughout the game.
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