By Samindra Kunti
May 19 - In the vicinity of the iconic Arc de Triomphe in Paris's affluent eighth district, football fans milled about the entrance of the ritzy Hotel du Collectioneur under a slight drizzle late in March. They were looking to get a glimpse of Brazil's football stars. Chelsea's Oscar briefly sauntered through the plush lobby, a little casual in his flip-flops. Heads turned and outside pandemonium ensued.