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This Happened — June 29: Brazil's First World Cup Victory

Brazil won their first World Cup on this day in 1958 which was hosted by Sweden with the final match held at the Rasunda Stadium in Solna.

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Who did Brazil beat in the final to win their first World Cup?

In the final match, Brazil defeated Sweden by a score of 5-2.

Who were the key players in Brazil's first World Cup Victory?

The team was led by a young and talented squad, including legendary players such as Pelé, Garrincha, Vavá, Didi, and Nilton Santos. Pelé, at the age of 17, made a significant impact on the tournament and showcased his exceptional skills.

How did Brazil's first World Cup win impact the country?

Brazil's first World Cup victory in 1958 had a profound impact on the country. It marked the beginning of Brazil's football history and established them as a powerhouse in international football. The win sparked immense national pride and enthusiasm for the sport, contributing to the popularization and growth of football in Brazil. It laid the foundation for Brazil's subsequent successes in the World Cup, with the country becoming the most successful nation in tournament history.

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How Parenthood Reinvented My Sex Life — Confessions Of A Swinging Mom

Between breastfeeding, playdates, postpartum fatigue, birthday fatigues and the countless other aspects of mother- and fatherhood, a Cuban couple tries to find new ways to explore something that is often lost in the middle of the parenting storm: sex.

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Parenting v. intimacy, a delicate balance

Silvana Heredia

HAVANA — It was Summer, 2015. Nine months later, our daughter would be born. It wasn't planned, but I was sure I wouldn't end my first pregnancy. I was 22 years old, had a degree, my dream job and my own house — something unthinkable at that age in Cuba — plus a three-year relationship, and the summer heat.

I remember those months as the most fun, crazy and experimental of my pre-motherhood life. It was the time of my first kiss with a girl, and our first threesome.

Every weekend, we went to the Cuban art factory and ended up at the CornerCafé until 7:00 a.m. That September morning, we were very drunk, and in that second-floor room of my house, it was unbearably hot. The sex was otherworldly. A few days later, the symptoms began.

She arrived when and how she wished. That's how rebellious she is.

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