Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
The former FC Barcelona footballer wants to “give something back” to his country. The leader of the Brazilian Republican Party is a bishop of the Universal Church of Kingdom of God.
The religious group founded by Edir Macedo has been accused of trafficking children from Portugal to Brazil and the USA. Portuguese evangelicals clearly distance themselves from the “doctrines and practices” of the group.
Marcelo Crivella is nephew of Universal Church of the Kingdom of God leader Edo Maceido. The image of most ‘evangelical’ politicians in Brazil is very bad, says sociologist.