Make tasty Brazilian Caipirinhas to sip as you watch the match;
they're refreshing and authentic!
Put the lime cubes and sugar into a cocktail mixer (or jam jar, if you don't have
one) and using the end of a rolling pin, squeeze and mash the limes and sugar
together. Add the Cachaca and some ice cubes and shake well. Pour your tasty
mixture into a highball glass and serve with a spring of mint (if you're feeling
NOTE: If you have trouble finding Cachaca in your local supermarket,
substitute for Vodka and make yourself a Caipiroska instead!
Make some musical maracas to keep you awake
during the half time analysis
Impress fellow football fans with these
interesting facts about some of Brazil's
Home of the Maracana - the
largest stadium in South
America, and host of the
FIFA 2014 final.
BrasÍlia was specially designed
and built in 1960 to become
the new capital of Brazil -
removing the role from
Rio De Janeiro.
Originating in São Paulo
in 1918, the Caipirinha is
the strongest national
cocktail of Brazil.
Pão de queijo are small, baked
cheese flavoured rolls,
popular throughout Brazil as
a snack or breakfast food
since the 18th century.
Pre-heat the oven to 200°c and grease a cupcake tray with some
butter. Pulse all of the ingredients in a blender. You could
experiment by adding different herbs and spices. Pour the
batter evenly into the cupcake tray and then bake in the oven
for 15-20 minutes until the batter has puffed up and they are
slightly golden on top.
Football uses some strange terminology. We wondered
how these phrases might be interpreted in a
Football - An impressive overhead kick performed in mid-air
whilst facing away from the goal
Non-football - A physical expression of frustration after your
chain comes off for the n'th time
Football - A crowd standing up and sitting down in sequence,
creating a ripple around the stadium
Non-football - A glamorous holiday hairdo
Football - Passing an opponent whilst keeping the ball in the air
with the head
Non-football - Occupational hazard for scuba divers
Football - The back of the stadium, used when describing
a wild, undirected kick
Non-football - Isn't that the bloke who's married to Beyoncé?
Football - Marked out area at the side of the pitch which the team manager must stay within
Non-football - The I.T. department