The Masters of the World Cup - The Sports - The Religion

Best known on a sporting front as a football nation, Brazil has won the world cup more than any other country, 5 times. And the skills they show whether it is on the field, indoors or on the beach, are simply sensational.

But football is not the only sport in Brazil. Basketball, volleyball, tennis, swimming, gymnastics and motor racing all feature highly on the sporting scene.

They boast a proud record for all their sports and they are also gearing up for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The country also is the largest catholic nation in the world and a symbol of the Brazilian Christianity is the statue of Christ the Redeemer - considered one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.