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Futvôlei with Arsene Wenger, a surreal moment

It was just an ordinary day, be it a World Cup day, here in Rio.  On a sunny Friday afternoon last week I decided to head to the beach to chill out and meet my friend Luca, the same Luca who i’d met outside the England team hotel and eventually got into the hotel with and met the players.  (see previous post -The stuff dreams are made of, meeting the players- https://worldcupviewfromrio.wordpress.com/2014/06/12/dreamspart2/)

We relaxed on the beach for a while, sunk a Caipirinha (Brazilian cocktail), caught up on our World Cup experiences for a while until Luca headed off for a while to pick up some tickets. We’d spoke about how I’d seen in the newspaper the previous day that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had been playing Futvôlei (famous Brazilian sport, volleyball with your feet and body) on the beach and said how it was a shame we’d missed seeing that. Continue reading Futvôlei with Arsene Wenger, a surreal moment