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Fan-tastic: Despite Tension, Brazil’s World Cup Victory Over Chile Was Guaranteed

By Maria Luiza Lago
Junior Reporter
CURITIBA, Paraná, Brazil – After winning the match against Cameroon last Monday in the capital of
Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, with a score of 4-1, Brazil struck once more
against Chile, emerging victorious in a tense match.


The game against
Chile took place in Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais, in the Mineirão
During the national
anthem, some people in the audience were crying with emotion, and even as the
song ended, people kept singing proudly.
People from all over
Brazil and the world were watching the game.
I gathered along with
friends and family to have barbecue; other friends of mine were in their
houses, friend’s houses or in restaurants with big screens, watching the match.
The game was pretty
tense, with the score tied at 1-1.
We realized that
Chile represented a potential threat.
As the game
continued, the penalties came, and the cheering grew stronger. At every goal,
there was a spread of joy around every corner: fireworks were lit up, people
cheered and screamed, hugging each other, texting on social media about the
great victory.
The game lasted
almost three hours – twice as long as usual.
The play was very
rough, and in the final breath, there was a chance to get back in the lead and
The match itself
wasn’t good at all. People suffered and cheered for Brazil to keep up and score
for most of the game. When Brazil won, it was a real relief.
Then we watched to
see who our team would play next.
Uraguay and Columbia
played each other today in Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. In the first 28
minutes, Columbia scored one goal, and ended up taking the match in a 2-0
Brazil had won two
games already before today, one against Cameroon and another against Croatia.
With the win against
Chile, expectations are high, but there’s still a lot left to happen in the
World Cup.
No matter what, nothing
will stop us from cheering for our Brazilian team.