Brazilians love their games (futbol, anyone?), so today we’re going to play a little game called something you know, and something you probably don’t. Here how it works, we’ll start with a pretty widely known fact about brazil and follow it up with a surprising twist. Ready?

Something you know:

Brazil is the largest coffee producer in the world.

Something you probably don’t:

Brazil has been the largest producer of coffee for the last 152 consecutive years.

You get the idea.

KNOW: Brazil’s capital is Brasilia.
PROBABLY DON’T: The capital is designed to look like a plane from above to honored [name] on of the pioneers of air travel.

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KNOW: Brazil features a spectacular (and long!) Atlantic coastline.
PROBABLY DON’T: A Brazilian shipbroker once tried to sell an aircraft carrier on eBay.

KNOW: Rio de Janeiro is the largest city in Brazil.
PROBABLY DON’T: Rio was once the capital of Portugal making it the only European capital that wasn’t in Europe.

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KNOW: Brazil hosted the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
PROBABLY DON’T: For the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, Brazilian athletes funded their trip by selling coffee along the way!

KNOW: The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world.
PROBABLY DON’T: There’s an underground river 2.5 miles beneath the Amazon River that is as long, but suspected to be over 100X wider! (No wonder everything is so green!)

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KNOW: MFCT sources coffee from all over the world.
PROBABLY DON’T: You can get FREE SHIPPING on all orders that include our Brazil Cerrado.

Okay, okay. You may have known that last one, but we couldn’t resist! Don’t miss your chance to get FREE SHIPPING on Brazil Cerrado on mfct.com! Save using the code “carnival” at checkout. Offer Ends 2/28/17.