Exploring the relationship between art, philosophy and football and the way they interact to create new meaning through its confusion.
Socrates was captain of what many people regard as the greatest football team ever never to have won the World Cup. They were the most talented and beautiful team but were beaten by Italy, a much more cynical side. Sócrates was capped sixty times for Brazil between May 1979 and June 1986.
He began playing football professionally in 1974 for Botafogo, but spent the majority of his career (1978 to 1984) with Corinthians in São Paulo, where he became famous for using football to challenge the existing military dictatorship.