The Brazilian people love their sports and cannot live without practicing them and watching the most exciting tournaments of their favorite sports. Besides finding the emotions of sports on the field, Brazilians like to enjoy all the emotion that their favorite teams transmit, in the main tournaments of the various sports, having their idols and even sometimes making bets on the potential results of the games. There are many sports that Brazilians like to play and watch in their days but some of them stand out. Come and see what are the favorite sports of the Brazilian people.
HandballThelast handball Olympics had a huge audience in Brazil, making this sport one of the favorites of the Brazilians.
In this sport, where two teams fight for victory, each with seven players, one of the oldest sports in the world is brought to the field, believing that this game has existed since the days of ancient Greece.
SoccerFootballis the king of sports for the Brazilian people, and it is the game that moves the crowds the most in this country. The various teams and their players are highly acclaimed and following the main teams is part of the routine of many Brazilians. Brazil's place in world football is one of the reasons that generates great appeal for this sport, since several iconic names in Brazilian football (that neither Neymar, Robinho nor Ronaldo) are part of excellent international teams. The success of the national team in international cups is also a source of pride for the national people.
SwimmingSincethe 1950s, Brazil has learned to value swimming and the athletes who take the country's name further.
In the history of Brazil there are 8 record players in this sport, who help to promote one of the most complete sports among these people. In terms of practice, many Brazilians practice it for its health benefits, since this is a way to maintain physical endurance, improve the functioning of the lungs and achieve the desired physical shape.
Basketball Thisis another sport that Brazilians love. In Brazil it was Oscar Schmidt, in 1987, who helped create greater interest in this sport by beating the North American team and reaching a world record. Being among the favorite sports of Brazilians, this is a sport that the national people watch and also enjoy playing.
VolleyballBrazil has fabulous teams and volleyball players who, throughout history, have won several titles.
In addition, some of the most famous coaches of this sport are of Brazilian origin. Brazilian beach volleyball also arouses a lot of interest, and in addition to having brought numerous medals to the country, it has athletes as renowned as Pedro Cunha, Emmanuel and Alisson. This is one of the sports that the Brazilian people do not dispense with and whose tournaments they most like to follow.