Brazil gets its kicks
Updated: 2013-09-15 09:53
Brazil's soccer loving masses, especially the youth, play anytime, anywhere and with any ball - no matter how ragged. [Photo by Li Xin/For China Daily]
Soccer is more than a pastime - it's a way of life - in the country that will host next year's World Cup.
Escalating protests have put a question mark over next year's World Cup in Brazil. But the country remains the land of soccer. Poor youth play the sport on the streets, in wastelands, on beaches - any available surface becomes a soccer field in South America's largest nation.