Brazil 1922

Football will not catch on here. It is like borrowed clothes that do not fit. For a foreign custom to establish itself in another country it must be in harmony with the people’s way of life.
Brazilian writer Graciliano Ramos (1921)

Estádio Manoel Schwartz ( Estádio das Laranjeiras)- the site of the Sao Paulo- Rio selection match v Exeter City in 1914, and also of 17 Brazil  internationals from 1919- 1931, including 2 Copa America finals.

 The tribune under construction
 Under construction
From the air-1919