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Boleiros - Era Uma Vez o Futebol... (1998)

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Tribute to the world of soccer in Brazil. Group of ex-soccer players gather in a bar in São Paulo to remember old stories of their prime.

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Otávio Augusto ...
Adriano Stuart ...
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Pai Vavá
Cazé Peccini ...
Radio speaker
João Acaiabe ...
Ari
Oswaldo Campozana ...
Tito
Rogério Cardoso ...
Juiz
César Negro ...
Mamamá
Flávio Migliaccio ...
Naldinho
André Bicudo ...
Caco
João Motta
Aldo Bueno ...
Paulinho Majestade
Cássio Gabus Mendes ...
Zé Américo
Lima Duarte ...
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Tribute to the world of soccer in Brazil. Group of ex-soccer players gather in a bar in São Paulo to remember old stories of their prime.

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"Soccer is not a matter of life or death is even more than that"
8 October 2001 | by (Mooca, Brazil) – See all my reviews

"Soccer is not a matter of life or death is even more than that" (Nelson Rodrigues)

This movie is a collection of short stories about soccer, passion and the link between them. Some of the tales are based on real events happened with retired soccer players here in Brazil.

If you like soccer, or even understand it, I advise you to spend some nice time watching this incredible movie.


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