#one. It is soccer (futebol) or soccer. Brazil has won the most world cup soccer tournaments of any country in the world. When it comes to soccer, Brazil makes everything look easy. Every other country in the world has to struggle to make it to the world cup, but every four years, the Brazilian team makes it to this world-class tournament without even breaking a sweat. Soccer stars such as Pelé, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho, as well as the entire soccer culture of the country, have made Brazil an integral part of the sport.
#two. It’s the women. Brazilian models are some of the most sought after models in the world. Very few countries have more top models than Brazil. Surely you have heard of Giselle Bundchen, Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Isabeli Fontana, Raica Oliveira, Jeisa Chiminazzo, Ana Claudia Michels, Ana Beatriz Barros, Fernanda Tavares, Fernanda Motta, Ana Paula Araujo and Aline Nakashima, just to name a few, But it’s not just supermodels that make Brazilian women famous all over the world. The beautiful women who participate in Carnival, as well as the beach bunnies lining the beaches of Brazil in their skimpy bikinis, have caught the attention of men from all corners of the world.
#3. it’s carnival. The Brazilian Carnival is famous around the world as the world’s biggest and most festive party anywhere in the world. In Brazil, carnival is the most popular Brazilian party, far beyond the Christmas, Easter or New Year celebrations. Only New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro rivals Carnival. It is said that you should attend the Brazilian carnival at least once in your life.
#4. The Amazon. Brazil contains approximately 60% of the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon accounts for more than half of the planet’s remaining rainforests, and comprises the largest and most species-rich expanse of rainforest in the world. The Amazon rainforest was shortlisted in 2008 as a candidate for one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature by the New Seven Wonders of the World Foundation.
#5. Samba and Capoeira. Brazil is a country of mixed ethnicities, however, it seems that African-influenced parts of the culture, such as capoeira and samba, have achieved more notoriety internationally. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, music, and dance. It was created in Brazil by slaves brought from Africa. This, as well as the music and dance of samba, have found their way into various movies, documentaries, music videos, and other mainstream media.