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The Boy in Brazil

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When Seth Burkett travelled to Brazil for a youth tournament with this local team Stamford, he was stunned by what happened next. Spotted by a scout, he accepted an offer to join Sorriso Esporte Clube in the central state of Mato Grosso and became a media celebrity as well as the only English professional in the football-crazy country.
Paperback, 236 pages
Published 2014 by Floodlit Dreams Ltd

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Seth Burkett is the last Englishman to play professional football in Brazil. Shortlisted for Football Book of the Year at the British Sport Book Awards, The Boy in Brazil is the charming and insightful story of a remarkable season in Sorriso.
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