Why Brazilians want Uruguay to beat England

For many Brazilians the 1950 Maracanazo was the biggest defeat in World Cup history. After all, the hosts only needed a draw in front of 200,000 of their fans to lift the Jules Rimet for the first time; losing instead gave glory to Uruguay.



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