Words matter. These are the best Brazilian Quotes from famous people such as Devendra Banhart, Rabih Alameddine, Kaya Scodelario, Oscar, Tite, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
My interested in Brazilian music stemmed from wanting to find a musical identity other than the salsa and meringue that I was inundated with in Venezuela as a child.
My father loved Brazilian football, a diehard follower, so of course, he hated Germany and always rooted against them, always.
My mother is Brazilian, and her grandfather was Italian.
It was just great to wear the Brazil shirt in the senior team for the first time. I’d already worn it before playing for various age groups in the youth teams but it’s very different playing for the Brazilian first team.
I would like to live in the country that wins less, but has more stability. Brazilian coaches remain, on average, in a job for three months.
I want to construct a better country for each Brazilian: pacified, just, without hate or rancor.
You don’t pay for winning like that – whether it’s the World Cup, whether it’s the Brazilian national team. Paying the price with someone’s health or rushing someone’s recovery, we don’t do that.
But we had a fantastic coach, Simon Clifford, who runs a British football youth game which teaches Brazilian techniques – which is what we wanted to incorporate into the film. And some of those things we eventually got in.
I have suggested that Brazilian enterprises invest in Uruguay and Paraguay. These are small economies, so some things can be produced in these countries that will give them greater and more equitable involvement in the Mercosur game.
I’d love to find a really good Brazilian project, an up and coming director or something. I wouldn’t want to do the typical favela story, Brazilian cinema has a lot more to offer than just that.
If you call a Brazilian out publicly, you’re going to be fighting that Brazilian. That’s in their culture.
Brazilian boys as young as 14 and 15 are now based in Europe. They spend their best years in Europe and come back to Brazil when they are past their prime. This has destroyed local clubs and championships.
Brazil has people in some places with so difficult situations. They prefer to smile than cry because they love life. They love to be happy. That’s Brazilian style.
I told my mom I was gay when I was 16, and my mom said with her heavy Brazilian accent, ‘OK, but at least look good at it.’
Brazilian football has always been very much admired in Japan and, of course, after my participation and so many other Brazilians, it was like they created a new style of play in homage to Brazilian football.
My mom’s Brazilian, so she and I definitely grew up with different perspectives. I was born in America, and she’s from Brazil, so we have different ways of doing things. There’s a bit of culture clash there.
I remember my first shin pads had the Brazilian Ronaldo on them, and I loved them.
The Olympic Games provided players like Neymar, Marquinhos, Gabriel Jesus and Renato Augusto with some really valuable experience and ended up improving the performance of the Brazilian national team.
I am very proud of being Brazilian, but I am also thankful for having the chance to play in Germany for four and a half years. I have completely changed the way I play football because Germany is a tougher, faster game which is more tactical with tighter marking.
It’s true that when I started out, I was more a fan of attacking players and one in particular: the Brazilian Ronaldo, Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima. Another of my idols was Claudio Caniggia, an Argentinian forward with long hair, who I liked a lot. It’s because of him that I started to grow my hair long!
I’m an all-around fighter. I do everything. I’ve got wrestling; I’ve got Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and I’ve got striking.
I want to be the top scorer of the league, take Everton back to the Champions League, and reach the Brazilian national team.
Where the costs of entry are minimal, there is a wide avenue of opportunity for those with little or nothing, which is why football is just about the most democratic sport of all: African and Brazilian footballers compete on a level playing field with their rich white European counterparts.
A lot of people talk about what the 1982 team did on the pitch but that side was so dear to Brazilian fans also because it featured players that supporters would see in flesh and bone on a regular basis, either at games or even on the streets. Now they basically only see the Selecao on the TV.
While I was at college studying design I decided to paint. I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest.
I am investing like a crazy person, mostly in internet start-ups. And I want to invest in Brazil as well, because I am Brazilian and that’s in my heart.
I defend the Brazilian people.
I advise everyone with plans to visit Brazil for the Olympics in Rio – to stay home. You’ll be putting your life at risk here. This is without even speaking about the state of public hospitals and all the Brazilian political mess.
I would never say ‘Demian Maia jiu-jitsu.’ I created lots of things that became known, but it’s all Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
It was totally different. I am living in Sao Paulo and then I’m in Ukraine living in a small city called Donetsk. There’s the weather, the language. I went there with my family. That helped a little bit and I ended up staying there for five-and-a-half years. It was important there that I had so many Brazilian players.
When I go to Brazil, I feel like an American, and in the U.S., I always notice the traits that make me Brazilian.
We expect ‘Narcos’ will be an enormous success throughout everywhere in the world and maybe out-index in Latin America, given the Brazilian star and Brazilian director and heavy Latin American cast and that we shot the show entirely on location in Colombia.
We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn’t hear it.
It didn’t even occur to me that I’m the last person in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music.
For the last years now I’ve had my own academy where I train Brazilian Jujitsu and Tae boxing, Muay Thai everyday.
I was really disappointed with the lack of respect from the UFC towards Brazilian athletes.
A World Cup would only be a true experience if I were wearing the Brazilian shirt. Otherwise, it would just be like playing for a club.
My father was dark skinned because he was Tatar. Sometimes Tatars can look Brazilian.
London is an incredible city. The people are very nice. It’s a happy city with good Brazilian restaurants.
I idolised IM Vijayan and Krisanu Dey when I started watching football. After that, it was Bhaichung Bhutia in India and Brazilian Ronaldo abroad.
I believe that Brazil was prepared to elect a woman. Why? Because Brazilian women achieved that. I didn’t come here by myself, by my own merits. We are a majority here in this country.
I definitely see myself as an international musician. When I play, I respect the source of the music, whether it’s Cuban, Brazilian or Israeli. I try to bring that to all of the music I play. Music has no borders and no flags.
I have so much appreciation for how those two cultures have created who I am. I’m a full-blooded Brazilian, with an entire extended family of Brazilians, but I was born and raised in the U.S.
My feeling is that my body and all my things inside me – when I move, when I do everything – are Brazilian because my family is Brazilian, and my mother language is Brazilian Portuguese. But all the thinking in my life, all the treatment with people, I think I’m more from Spain. That’s how I grew up.
I know Brazilian music. I have worked with Brazilians many times.
I don’t think City play a Brazilian style – it is more Spanish the way we play here.
When a Brazilian player comes to England and is successful, he ends up opening doors to other players.
My brother was the one who really gave me the desire to follow in his footsteps. Also, it was really Ronaldinho and Ronaldo, the two Brazilian players, who also inspired me to a future in football.
I was always inspired by Brazilian football growing up. Those huge Nike campaigns, the Jogo Bonito campaigns that had Ronaldinho, that’s the beauty of the game that I love.
I use Kerastase Oleo-Relax when I get out of the shower. It saves my hair. Actually, I’ve been doing this Brazilian treatment to my hair. It’s a lifesaver; I don’t even use a straightener anymore.
Tite is doing a great job for the Brazilian national team.
From the energy of the Olympic crowd to the celebratory feel of the Brazilian culture, I expect nothing less than an exciting and unforgettable 2016 event.
My dad was a news editor for a Brazilian news station, and they had offices in New York and London.
Well, the Brazilian butt lifts are dangerous.
I was focusing on sax while at Berklee, but then I started to play Brazilian choro and Colombian music. I was doing more folkloric stuff on the clarinet because it works better. Finally, I realized I was working more on the clarinet than the saxophone, and I started to feel more comfortable on it.
From alternative to Brazilian to hip-hop to old R&B, that’s what we listen to. And we don’t just listen to it only if somebody plays it. We actually go out and buy these types of things and support different forms of music because we love them.