The World Cup starts in Brazil today and you could argue it's all thanks to a man from here in the South.
Not a lot of people know this, but It was a chap called Charles Miller, who introduced the game of football to Brazil.
He left his home in Southampton in the late 1800's - to live with his parents who were working there. And he taught the Brazilians how to play the game. Andrew Pate has more of this amazing story.
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