What is a match day like in Brazil?
We asked football fans in Brazil a series of questions about Brazilian football and culture and English. In this video, the fans tell us about match day in Brazil.
What do you think match day is like in Brazil?
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Artur: Ah, it's big. It's like a whole preparation for the game, everyone is starving to the game to begin. It's just a big event they have.
Victor: In an important game, on a Sunday for example, it's typical to go to the beach, discuss alot about the game, having some beers. And then after lunch go to Maracana - it's tradition.
Fernando: Well, full of excitement, I mean, people look forward to going to the match. And everything that is associated with it, even before the match, during the match, after the match.
Andre: Everybody start yelling for the players and they sing, like, songs and stuff like that.
Patricia: Well, they get together, go to bars to drink, watch the match together. It's very cheerful, it's very lively.
Caio: I guess it's a special day for the classic.
Aloisio: For the national team it's just like a vacation or holidays, you know. Everybody stops to see and to support the national team.
Joao: We are all excited with the game. Especially when it's an important game, and when it's your team, of course!