In the next part of our feature where we ask players to make selections based on their past, their recent choices and what crops up time and time again, Emerson talks tattoos, old kits, new phrases and classic films...
First: What was the first football kit you ever wore?
It was the kit of Santos, my hometown team back in Brazil.
Last: When was the last time you wore a football shirt of a team you weren’t playing for?
I recently visited my brother in Salvador and wore the jersey of the Bahia football team while I was there.
Always: What is the best old football shirt you have kept?
I have the Santos shirt from the title-winning season of 2002. It was the first time we won the league in over 30 years!
First: Can you remember the first phone you owned?
It was a Sony Ericsson in 2008, when I was about 14 years old.
Last: What was the last app you installed on your current device?
Rise of Kingdoms – it is a game I like to play.
Always: What do you spend most time on your phone doing?
I would say probably looking on Instagram and messaging on WhatsApp.
First: What was the first tattoo you had?
The name of my dad Reginaldo and my mum Eliana on my right arm.
Last: What was the last tattoo you got?
The PlayStation commands on my left leg.
Always: Have you ever had a tattoo removed?
No, never before.
First: When you were a child, where did you go on holiday?
We didn’t really go on holidays so I just used to stay in my hometown with friends.
Last: What is the most recent place you have visited for a break?
Back to Brazil, I visited my brother in Salvador, Bahia.
Always: Where do you go to most often?
I like to go to the beach so anywhere that is hot and sunny!
First: What was the first movie you really liked growing up?
Titanic. I was only young when it was released but I remember it very well.
Last: What was the last film or TV programme you watched?
The Brazilian version of Big Brother.
Always: What have you watched most often in your life?
I would have to say just football in general.
First: When was the first time you learned English?
It was in school in Brazil when I was younger.
Last: What is the most recent new word or phrase you learned?
‘Go back to the drawing board.’
Always: What do you always struggle to get the hang of?
I find it difficult when the person speaks really fast or uses slang words.
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