Pic: Brazilian newspaper gets its priorities right with this front page on Brazilian Cup Final day 5 years ago

Pic: Brazilian newspaper gets its priorities right with this front page on Brazilian Cup Final day

Nothing else is of importance in Brazil today it seems.

It's the second leg of the Brazilian Cup Final tonight between league winners Cruzeiro and Atletico Mineiro. Atletico lead 2-0 from the first leg, but Cruzeiro are confident of pulling the deficit back on home soil and securing the Brazilian domestic double.

The Cruzerio club are based in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte and the local newspaper is ready for the big match. Judging by their front page, nothing and we mean, nothing else matters...

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The late, great Bill Shankly might have been going over the top when he famously said, 'Football is not a matter of life and death. It's much more important that that,' but it appears that a similar sentiment is prevalent in Brazil today.