Wake Forest experiences Joga Bonito

June 1, 2008
By Justin Rodriguez, Special to ESPNsoccernet
The Brazilian teenager introduced himself to Wake Forest striker Marcus Tracy as 'Iuri' in a local cafeteria. Like Tracy and his teammates, Iuri, was in Santa Filomena, Brazil to play Futebol.

For Wake Forest, the defending NCAA Division I men's soccer national champions, the team's tour of Brazil in mid-May served as the trip of a lifetime. For Iuri, a 16-year-old from the streets of Sao Paulo, his visit to Santa Filomena could change his life forever.

Tracy befriended Iuri, ...

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