"Football Football Football" Rio de Janeiro Local Custom Tip by Groentje

Rio de Janeiro Local Customs: 289 reviews and 273 photos

  Always football...
by Groentje

When you've been in Rio, you know what I mean. Everyone is completely mental when it comes to football! There were several football pitches opposite of my hotel, and I don't believe I looked out my window once that I did not see anyone playing football! Elder people play against each other, whole teams just compete, ... It was fun to just go and look at how they play.
Even at night, or when it was raining, I always saw teams playing against each other...
Don't miss the Maracaña either!

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  • Updated Aug 7, 2003
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