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Brazil's forgotten father of soccer

By Reuters in Sao Paulo ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-06-12 06:56:53

Brazil's forgotten father of soccer

Few tributes to Scot who kick-started nation's love affair with the game

To look at Charles Miller's grave, tucked away in a well-kept corner plot of a Sao Paulo cemetery, you would never suspect that here lies a man who has influenced the lives of hundreds of millions of people.

Miller is recognized as the man who brought soccer to Brazil, the spiritual home of the game, the only nation to win the World Cup five times and the host of this year's tournament.

Brazil's forgotten father of soccer

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