Mario Balotelli tweets ‘kkk’ (Portuguese ‘lol’), stupidly accused of racism

Twitter greenhorn Mario Balotelli has only made 544 tweets, but his handle is already mirroring the madness of his real life. The Azzurri striker paid an unexpected visit to the Bahia favelas on Friday evening (apparently against the advice of management), and was mobbed by kids as he walked the streets. Clearly moved and surprised […]

Brazilian protesters’ anthem ‘Vem Pra Rua’ originally came from…a FIAT ad

‘Vem pra rua’, ‘Come to the street’. It sounds edgy, anarchic, and anti-establishment, but the song by rock-reggae-funk group O Rappa reverberating through the streets of Brazil over the last week was originally written for…a FIAT ad. The ad was originally planned to be broadcast in May and throughout the Confederations Cup to incite the […]

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