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.
More top news
Simon's Blog - That Was The Month That Was...
Friday night's forecast for the west of the region
Friday night's forecast for the east of the region