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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the popular Rio 2016 Paralympics nearing its conclusion, Brazilian sports fans turned their attention momentarily Wednesday (September 14th) night to the showdown in the Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão) Série A between the leagues top two teams, as number one Palmeiras faced off against number two, Flamengo FC.

The crucial round 25 matchup, forecasted as the "match of the year" by sports commentators, ended with both sides breathing a sigh of relief in a 1-1 draw that left Palmeiras holding on to its razor-thin one point lead in . . .

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