5/5 The public outrage at the economic costs and social impact of staging the 2014 World Cup.
4/5 After years of dictatorship, could the bewitching promise of the ball revive a nation?
3/5 How the dictatorial regime came to rely on football to support its legitimacy.
2/5 In the 1950s, Brazilian football came to define the nation at home and abroad.
1/5 David Goldblatt unravels the story of Brazil through its abiding passion for football.
Ian Stone asks what makes a football fan travel the country to watch their team play.
Joe Dunthorne's England Writers Football Team plays against the Scotland Writers Team.
Comic and broadcaster Ian Stone on the revolution in the way we run children's football.
John Inverdale on the way football is changing the relationship between food and sport.
25/30 Clare Balding takes a look at Britain's most successful export ever - football.