The purpose of his visit to the club was to enhance collaboration in the realm of football between the two nations.
Corinthians, established in 1910, is a prestigious football club renowned for its numerous accomplishments. It has solidified its position as one of the most well-known sports clubs in Brazil and Latin America.
During a meeting with the club’s leadership, Prime Minister Chinh expressed that Brazil is well-known among many Vietnamese people for its distinctive Latin American culture. Additionally, he highlighted Brazil’s significant economic prowess, with a gross domestic product nearing US$2 trillion, placing it among the world’s top economies.
The Vietnamese people have a profound love for football and hold great admiration for Brazilian football. It is worth mentioning that the Brazil men’s national football team, fondly known as Selecao, has consistently emerged victorious in the World Cup, owing to their exceptional attacking style.
Some of the legendary players hailing from Brazil include Pele, Romario, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, and Rivaldo.
|Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (C) takes a stroll around the headquarters of Corinthians, a Brazilian professional sports club, which was founded in 1910, and is one of the most supported football teams in the world. Photo: Nhat Bac / Tuoi Tre|
The Prime Minister emphasized that the Vietnamese government consistently facilitates partnerships in sports, particularly football, recognizing the immense potential for collaboration between the two countries in this field.
Vietnam’s football development has shown remarkable progress in recent years, amplifying its impact on the global stage.
The leader of the Vietnamese government has proposed to enhance cooperation and support from Brazil and Corinthians in football, particularly in regards to player training.
Prime Minister Chinh expressed his anticipation for the two countries to collaborate in organizing football matches and facilitating player exchange.
A representative from Corinthians has expressed his commitment to collaborating with Vietnamese partners to enhance the bilateral relationship between the two countries.
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