The new year may already be a week old, but it’s not too late to reflect on the past 12 months. Or at least that's what I told myself when I was writing a belated list of the worst (best) gaffes and assorted ephemera of 2013 in Brazilian football for Yahoo! Eurosport.
The piece features celebrations gone awry, PR howlers, wannabe WAGs, seductive strikers, replacement roosters, masseur martyrs and plenty more besides. Click here to read it.