2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Romario: We made a downtrodden nation ecstatic

​Romario had barely taken a penalty in his life before the Rose Bowl He showered Taffarel and Bebeto in praise ‘It was like a plate of food for someone who is starving’ “No, I won’t recall Romario,” snapped Carlos Alberto Parreira. And he didn’t, despite Brazil facing nemesis Uruguay in a win-or-bust USA 1994 qualifier. Then Brazil’s injury crisis heightened, the racket for Romario’s recall erupted like never before, and Parreira relented not only by handing the Barcelona striker an 11th-hour call-up, but by installing him in his starting XI.…

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