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October 30, 2014

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A photo of Charles Miller seated with two other players, center with a large mustache, hangs with other pictures of him in the Hall of Origins at the Soccer Museum in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Miller knew the largest megacity in the southern hemisphere when it was a more unassuming place and many residents were immigrants from Italy. He's hailed as the forefather of Brazilian football because he is widely credited as having organized the first proper game of football according to rules first drawn up in a London.

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A photo of Charles Miller seated with two other players, center with a large mustache, hangs with other pictures of him in the Hall of Origins at the Soccer Museum in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Miller knew the largest megacity in the southern hemisphere when it was a more unassuming place and many residents were immigrants from Italy. He's hailed as the forefather of Brazilian football because he is widely credited as having organized the first proper game of football according to rules first drawn up in a London.