Samindra Kunti

Jul 132014
From Hope to Hapless - Brazil's Belo Horizonte Nightmare

A first hand account of Brazil’s nightmare semi-final versus Germany, by Samindra Kunti at the Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte. ‘Campeao voltou,” they sang. Brazil’s fans turned the Mineirao, a bowl-like stadium, into a sea of yellow. They had sung the same song at the same stadium against Chile. Then, the bar and Julio Cesar saved them, but this time around there was no saving a feeble Brazil. Germany smothered any of Brazil’s hopes, and July 8 […]