I am a 27-year-old Gillingham supporter, originally from Kent but currently based in London. I spent a year studying in Madrid and became infatuated with La Liga, having been fortunate enough to attend games involving the biggest clubs in Spain. My studies of Portuguese also extended this to Portuguese and Brazilian football, and through my posts I will be writing on the latest events across these leagues as well as diving into the history, culture and quirks thereof.
A year on from the outbreak of a pandemic that rocked the globe, things are still pretty dire in Brazil – and football is not exempt. Under normal circumstances, all 27 of Brazil’s state championships would get underway in January and February, and would generally go on until April before reaching their climax in time […]