Charles Miller, son of English diplomat who brought the round leather on the South American continent. When he returned to his studies in England Hampshire returned to Brazil in 1894, he was next to the diploma of “Bannister Court School” of Southamptom still vary jerseys, a whistle and 2 balls with the luggage. In England he made as a media player, a good figure and willingly gave his knowledge of the sport to his Brazilian friends on. In 1895 he organized the first documented historic football match in Brazil. He was until 1910, the best Brazilian players, referees and was then finally withdrew completely from the sport.
Another track that could prove the origins of Brazilian football, is the establishment of sports clubs Germania by the Hamburg Hans Nobiling. He came to São Paulo in 1897 and had previously played for Hamburger SV. In his luggage on the South American continent were jerseys and the statutes of the Hamburg sports club and the football association. 1899, the club was set up and a little later renamed Esporte Clube Pinheiros to that still bears the colors of the HSV “Blue-White-Black”.
The footballer, who through his performances as a center forward brought this sport for the first peak in Brazil, was the German-born Arthur Friedenreich (1892-1969) from São Paulo, with a mulatto woman as a mother. He was the first football idol of Brazil “Pé de Ouro” (Goldfuß), in Uruguay, he was “El Tigre” and called in Paris “Roi du Football” (1925). He began his career in the sport club Germania. In 1914 he became a member of the first Brazilian team and South American with their master. Overall, he played 26 years active football.
The Brazilian Football Federation, Brazilian Football Confederation – short “CBF”, was founded in 1914 in Rio de Janeiro. In 1923 the accession to international football body FIFA. The start of the FIFA World Cup history but seven years later was bumpy. In Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, Brazil eliminated against Yugoslavia in the preliminary round. Even in Italy in 1934 was over after the game against Austria. It went better four years later in France, where the ball magicians were only in the semifinals by eventual champions Italy (1: 2) stopped. In 1950, at the first post-war World Cup in their own country failed Brazil on small neighbor Uruguay.
The great era of Brazilian football began he WM 1958. The sixth Championships in Sweden traveled Brazil with a veritable array of stars to: Didi, Vava and Garrincha were names that put fear the enemy. The squad of coach Vicente Feola was also an unassuming boy named Edson Arantes do Nascimento. No one knew at that time that this smooth ball and skilful striker would re-write the history of football. He called himself Pele and became the youngest world champion ever. 1962 Chile defended her title the team. The highlight of Pelé’s career was the 1970 finals in Mexico. With five goals of the now 29-year-old led his team to the third title and joined a year later by the international stage back.
After his resignation began a long dry spell for Brazil. It was not until 24 years after the triumph in Mexico Brazil could take the “trophy” back to reception. In the United States in the final penalty shoot-out against Italy Romario, Bebeto, Dunga and in 1994 had the better end. Their fifth title won by the Brazilians at the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea. Was decided the game against Germany by Ronaldo, who scored both goals and eight goals was top scorer of the tournament.
The 20th anniversary edition of the World Cup in Sepak Bola will take place after 1950 for the second time in Brazil. Preparations are currently in the final phase. Information on stadiums and venues are provided on the following pages.