The 2018 World Cup, Brazil to Mexico's top 16 knockout, Brazil promotion. Take you to watch the great Brazilian football players behind the poverty of society and the independent upbringing of their growing single mother.

July 2, 2018, Taiwan time at 10, the World Cup 16 knockout, Brazil to Mexico, the end of the game, Brazil to 2:0 win, and the Brazilian players Neymar and Wirian of the closed area breakthrough, so that Mexico seven consecutive World Cup 16 strong stop, not eligible for the eight-strong.

As the world hits the spotlight on Brazil's great players, a story fromTheguardian that takes us from the realities of Brazil's pervasive poverty and the background of the players ' growth, their achievements are not fortunate, the stories of their own power in the world glow and fever, but also caused many Brazilians to resonate.

Illustrated: A little boy stands with a football in one of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil slums. Photo: Paulo fridman/corbis from Getty Images

According to "Elpaís ", the 2018 World Cup Brazilian football team, 11 players have six-Miranda, Diego Silva, Marcelo, Casemiro, Paulinho and Gabriel Jesus, is in the absence of a father growth background.

The report mentions that when Gabriel · When Jesus scored a goal in the game, his thumb was pressed against his ear, compared to a telephone gesture. "Hello, mother" is celebrated as a tribute to--vera Lucia, the mother who raised him alone.

Jesus came from the slums and grew up without a father, but he reported that his mother's company filled his upbringing without his father: "When I went to the game and saw my friends and their families, I was envious because I had no father present." But the way my mother raised me made me forget that I wanted to have a father. 」

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According to government statistics, in 40% of Brazilian households, women are the masters of the family, even if they have a husband and wife. 20 years ago, women were the head of the household, about 23% per cent, indicating a growing proportion of women as family leaders. But even so, the issue of single mothers is often overlooked in popular culture.

Many of Brazil's great players come from the background of poverty.

"In Brazil-and in other South American countries, feminism is rising and the problems it raises are increasingly being discussed in TV soaps," said Azmina co-founder Leticia Baillat, a United Nations Foundation consultant and feminist website. "The idea that women must stay in a relationship because of their children has faded away," she said. "(Extended reading: I choose to become a single mother: with the pain of life, not as happy single parent )

In a women's bar, Quirino's friend Daiane Oliveira, 23 years old, has a tattoo of her daughter's camilly on her calf, saying, "If a relationship doesn't work, more and more Brazilian mothers will choose to raise their children independently." Today's Brazilian women are independent. They don't have to rely on anyone. 」

Illustration: Brazilian women's rights rise, if the relationship fails, more and more mothers choose to end the relationship, separate action. Photo: Brazilian single mother/supply

the Theguardian report mentions that, in addition to feminism, the old concept of women's commitment to stay in an unsuccessful marriage has faded, and the Brazilian government's ban on legal abortions is also responsible for the growing number of single mothers in Brazilian society today. (Recommended reading:"Sex Watch" 12-year-old sexual assault victims, those who do not have abortions Filipino women )

Thaizleão, 28, who has 80,000 fans on a Facebook page called Mãesolo (single mother), bluntly points out that the Brazilian government's policy of banning female abortions has forced many unwanted pregnant women to be unable to have physical autonomy to decide whether to produce or not. This is also linked to Brazil's deep-rooted patriarchy, "fathers can give up their children and women cannot," "leão said." Many men think infidelity is their birthright, refusing to help at home. " This is not what we should be dealing with, we should have a better partnership. 」

Gabriel · Jesus came from the slums, raised by the cleaning mother alone, and became a player of the 2018 World Cup, not only an inspirational story, but also a realistic life for many Brazilian families.

In Brazil, many children come from poor families or raised by single mothers, and a few days ago, a mother and child from a poor community stopped to watch the World Cup relay and spread the Internet.

In the photo, Wallace Rocha, a 12-year-old child from the slums of Vila Cruzeiro, Rio de Janeiro, wanted a jersey with the Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho name, but his mother, the 47-year-old unemployed dustman Sandra de Oli Veira and his stepfather could not afford it.

Sandra de Oliveira, an unemployed dustman, cannot afford his son's dream of football-though it's just a football shirt.

Oliveira paid the local tailor to Philippe Coutinho's name and back number in Wallace Rocha's vest, a virus spread on the social web site in just a few hours, allowing many to see the real life of Brazilians under the glory of the World Cup.

Wallace Rocha's mother said so after the photo, "wallace Rocha want to be a footballer, which is also my dream. It was a good career for him to be able to leave the streets and achieve himself. 」

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