Joshua Law
Joshua Law

Writer

Rogério Ceni: the goalkeeper who scored 132 goals

ON 27 MARCH 2011, São Paulo took on Corinthians in one of the biggest and most heated derbies in South American football. São Paulo hadn’t won any of their last 11 games…

Is Brazilian football rotting from within?

Brazil’s fortunes are fading. Since 2014 the economy of the world’s fifth most populous nation has been faltering, leaving millions unemployed, inflation rates soaring and GDP shrinking at unprecedented rates. This economic…

The greatness of Marta in a still-sexist game

PELÉ, RONALDO, SÓCRATES, GARRINCHA: Brazil has had its fair share of legends, players so great a nickname in Portuguese is enough to identify them the world over. But there’s another who sits as equal…