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OFFSIDE BRAZIL

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Sao Paulo, Brazil 2014. Tattoo. Quote from a Cazuza’s song. (Sou forte, sou por a caso - I am strong, I am by chance)
© Alex Majoli / Magnum Photos

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A short time after the police threw teargasbombs on Praça Saens Peña, where a protest was going on on the last day of the World Cup. The square has a metro station and one of the bombs was thrown so close to the entrance that the gas was noticable in the trains too. A young girl with her sister and mother in the train is keeping her sweater in front of her mouth.They’re are all crying.
© Midia Ninja

Sao Paulo, Brazil. Street scene in the Brás neighborhood.
© Breno Rotatori

Recife, Brazil. Juliana Cândido, 21, was born in the ‘Assembly of God’. She sings at the choir of her congregation in Vila Vera Lucia, periphery of Recife.
© Barbara Wagner

Recife, Brazil. Danilo José Silva, 19, is a ‘preleitor’ (young preacher) at the ‘Assembly of God’ in Ouro Preto, periphery of Recife. Once a month he attends to encounters held in the city center for the preparation of future pastors and leaders of prayer circles.
© Barbara Wagner

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Sao Paulo, Brazil 2014. Watching Germany win against Argentina with 1-0 becoming the 4th time World Cup champion.
© Alex Majoli / Magnum Photos

Sao Paulo, Brazil. Marcos de Andrade, my neighbor on the 8th floor, Campos Elíseos.
© Breno Rotatori

Sao Paulo, Brazil 2014. At the Goethe Institute. Lockers.
© Alex Majoli / Magnum Photos

Recife, Brazil. Rinaldo Rodrigo, 24, was evangelised 12 years ago. He is a ‘preleitor’ (young preacher) at the ‘Assembly of God’ in Córrego da Bondade II, neighbourhood in the periphery of Recife. Once a month he attends to encounters held in the city center for the preparation of future pastors and leaders of prayer circles.
© Barbara Wagner

Sao Paulo, Brazil. Homeless man in Rua Oscar Freire, one of the most expensive shopping streets in Sao Paulo.
© Alex Majoli / Magnum Photos

Sao Paulo, Brazil. Street scene in the Brás neighborhood.
© Breno Rotatori

Sao Paulo, Brazil. Street scene in the Brás neighborhood.
© Breno Rotatori

Recife, Brazil. Jailson Alves, 22, was evangelised 5 years ago. He is a ‘preleitor’ (young preacher) at the ‘Assembly of God’ in Casa Amarela, neighbourhood of Recife. Once a month he attends to encounters held in the city center for the preparation of future pastors and leaders of prayer circles.
© Barbara Wagner