Year Zero: Brazil may want to copy trendy European models, but they can't afford to

Down with spoiled players, the patriarchal coach, his assistant, his medics, his press officer, the defensive mindset, whoever is in charge of the academy system, agents, European clubs, FIFA, the national FA, the official Brazilian broadcaster, the media, Ronaldo, the a capella anthem, the football psychologists, the protesters, the boring chants in the stadia, the elitists, the president, the governors, the mayors and, at last, down with six-minute blackouts.

Seleção fans have made a huge list detailing the things they want to change before Russia 2018. Amazingly enough, some of those things were not long ago cited as reasons they won two World Cups in 1994 and 2002.

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