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Brazil national football team

The Brazil national football team represents Brazil in men's international football and Brazil is administered by the Brazilian Football Confederation, the governing body for football in Brazil. They have been a member of FIFA since 1923 and member of CONMEBOL since 1916. Brazil is the most successful national team in the FIFA World Cup, the main football international competition, being crowned winner five times: 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. Brazil has the best overall performance in the World Cup, both in proportional and absolute terms, with a record of 73 victories in 109 matches played, 124 goal difference, 237 points, 18 losses. Brazil is the only national team to have played in all World Cup editions without any absence nor need for playoffs; the seleção is the most successful national team in the FIFA Confederations Cup with four titles: 1997, 2005, 2009 and 2013. In relation to ranking standings Brazil fare well, having the all-time highest average football Elo Rating, the fourth all-time highest football Elo Rating established in 1962.

In FIFA's own ranking, Brazil holds the record for most Team of the Year wins with 12. Many commentators and former players have considered the Brazil team of 1970 to be the greatest football team ever. Other Brazilian teams are highly estimated and appear listed among the best teams of all time, such as the Brazil teams of 1958–62, with honorary mentions for the gifted 1982 side. Brazil is the only national team to have won the World Cup on four different continents: once in Europe, once in South America, twice in North America and once in Asia, they share with France and Argentina the feat to have won the three most important men's football titles recognized by FIFA: the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, the Olympic tournament. They share with Spain a record of 35 consecutive matches undefeated. Brazil has a lot of rivals due to its successes, with notable rivalries with Argentina—known as the Superclássico das Américas in Portuguese, Italy—known as the Clásico Mundial in Spanish or the World Derby in English, Uruguay due to the traumatic Maracanazo, Germany due to the more traumatic Mineirazo, whom, in recent years, have been matched in decisive and aggressive matches and Portugal, with whom they share many common cultural ties.

Brazil has produced players considered as the best of the world at their time and among the best in history, such are the cases of Pelé, Rivellino, Romário, Roberto Carlos, Rivaldo, Kaká and Neymar. A common quip about football is: "Os ingleses o inventaram, os brasileiros o aperfeiçoaram", it is believed that the inaugural game of the Brazil national football team was a 1914 match between a Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo select team and the English club Exeter City, held in Fluminense's stadium. Brazil won 2–0 with goals by Oswaldo Gomes and Osman, though it is claimed that the match was a 3–3 draw. In contrast to its future success, the national team's early appearances were not brilliant. Other early matches played during that time include several friendly games against Argentina and Uruguay. However, led by the goalscoring abilities of Arthur Friedenreich, they were victorious at home in the South American Championships in 1919, repeating their victory at home, in 1922. In 1930, Brazil played in the first World Cup, held in Uruguay in 1930.

The squad lost to Yugoslavia, being eliminated from the competition. They lost in the first round to Spain in 1934 in Italy, but reached the semi-finals in France in 1938, being defeated 2–1 by eventual winners Italy. Brazil were the only South American team to participate in this competition; the 1949 South American Championship held in Brazil ended a 27-year streak without official titles. The last one had been in the 1922 South American Championship played on Brazilian soil. After that, Brazil first achieved international prominence; the team went into the last game of the final round, against Uruguay at Estádio do Maracanã in Rio, needing only a draw to win the World Cup. Uruguay, won the match and the Cup in a game known as "the Maracanazo"; the match led to a period of national mourning. For the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland, the Brazilian team was almost renovated, with the team colours changed from all white to the yellow and green of the national flag, to forget the Maracanazo, but still had a group of star players.

Brazil reached the quarter-final, where they were beaten 4–2 by tournament favourites Hungary in one of the ugliest matches in football history, known as the Battle of Berne. For the 1958 World Cup, Brazil were drawn in a group with the USSR and Austria, they beat Austria 3–0 in their first match drew 0–0 with England. Before the match, coach Vicente Feola made three substitutions that were crucial for Brazil to defeat the Soviets: Zito and Pelé. From the kick-off, they kept up the pressure relentlessly, after three minutes, which were described as "the greatest three minutes in the history of football", Vavá gave Brazil the lead, they won the match by 2–0. Pelé scored the only goal of their quarter-final match against Wales, they beat France 5–2 in the semi-final. Brazil beat Sweden 5–2 in the final, winning their first World Cup and becoming the first nation to win a World Cup title outside of its own continent. Pelé described it tearfully as a

Les Tuche

Les Tuche is a 2011 French comedy film directed by Olivier Baroux. A sequel, Les Tuche 2, was released on 3 February 2016; the family Tuche wins the lottery. They have a 100 million euros to spend, they try to join the local upperclass. Due to a lack of appropriate manners they cannot fit in. Jean-Paul Rouve as Jeff Tuche Isabelle Nanty as Cathy Tuche Claire Nadeau as Grandma Suze Théo Fernandez as Donald Tuche Sarah Stern as Stéphanie Tuche Pierre Lottin as Wilfried Tuche Fadila Belkebla as Mouna Karina Testa as Salma Philippe Lefebvre as Bickard Jérôme Commandeur as Hermann Valérie Benguigui as Claudia Omar Sy as Bouzolles's monk Kad Merad as Bouzolles's fishmonger Pierre Bellemare as Bouzolles's mayor Olivier Baroux as Monnier Les Tuche on IMDb

Women in the United States Virgin Islands

Women in the United States Virgin Islands are women who were born in, who live in, are from the Virgin Islands of the United States, a group of islands in the Caribbean that are an insular area of the United States, is composed of the islands of St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas. According to Countries and Their Culture, the women of the U. S. Virgin Islands are participating in the fields of economics and politics. On October 1, 1878 the Fireburn rebellion in Saint Croix was led by the canefield worker heroine known as "Queen Mary". In 1999, the Virgin Islands Women's Business Center was established by the United States Small Business Administration in order to "encourage and train" female business entrepreneurs. There is a female presiding judge of the Territorial Court. According to Countries and Their Culture there was a ratio of 1 in 3 households where the head of the family is a "single female parent", to an increasing rate of "unmarried teenage" pregnancies. In 1995, census data showed that there were 34% of "unmarried females" with at least an average of 2 children per family.

Caring for infants is traditionally the responsibility of U. S. Virgin Islands women, which involves providing breastfeeding "supplemented by formula given in bottles". In 1981, feminist Audre Lorde was among the founders of the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix, which supports survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. In terms of educational attainment, compared to males, there is a "higher percentage of females" who finish high school. List of people from the United States Virgin Islands Demographics of the United States Virgin Islands History of women in the United States Women in the Caribbean Women in the Americas Culture of the Virgin Islands Women in the British Virgin Islands