It's that time of year – or actually, every four years – when millions of Americans are seemingly forced to pretend they care about soccer. World Cup fever is sweeping the globe (and increasingly the…
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Brazil is synonymous with soccer, the beautiful game. The country is the only five-time world champion and by far the most successful country in the history of the FIFA World Cup, the next of which…
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From the point of view of world sports, Brazil is about to have its blazing moment in the sun. Will this period of high visibility also extend to other sectors of its culture?
Soccer legend Pele is headed for the big screen with Imagine Entertainment and Seine Pictures going into production in August on a coming of age story. Pele is also headed to Cannes next week…
Qatar-based Al Jazeera has initiated "informal contacts" with Barcelona-based Mediapro to explore the possibility of acquiring Spanish soccer league TV rights from September 2015.
Tuesday night’s FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Mexico and the Unites States averaged a big 7 million combined viewers on ESPN and Spanish-language broadcaster UniMas. According to Nielsen…
Riding on the global success of "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and the Midnight Madness Audience Award at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival for "Seven Psychopaths," Graham Broadbent and Peter Czernin…
Filmmakers flock to football films despite cool Brazilian market
NBC Sports and Olympics vet David Neal is moving to Fox Sports to ramp up its World Cup coverage.
Imagine Entertainment is getting in on the slew of soccer-themed projects spurred by the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, planning a feature film about legendary Brazilian soccer…