Brazilian Football

Messi desperate for World Cup success

Argentina star Lionel Messi dreams of winning the 2018 World Cup and warned his international team-mates it could be their last chance.<p>A senior …


Ex-soccer star launches bid to be governor of Rio de Janeiro

Former soccer star and Brazilian senator Romario Saturday launched a bid to become governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, putting tackling violence …


After rebuilding, Chapecoense finally meet Atletico Nacional in Medellin

Chapecoense, the Brazilian club that suffered the air disaster at the end of November, had a reason to smile on Sunday, when their rebuilt team …


Usain Bolt credits Bayern doctor for recovery leading to 2016 Olympic gold

Bayern Munich doctor Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt has revealed the remarkable race against time involved in getting Usain Bolt fit to win a gold …


Pele: Brazil coach Tite doing well with modern challenges of global squad

Pele has backed Brazil coach Tite while agreeing that the <i>Selecao</i> manager's job is much more difficult today then it was in his day, in an interview …


Neymar criticised for bad-taste homage to physicist Hawking

AFP/Rio de Janeiro<p>Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, took an online kicking Wednesday for tweeting a picture of himself grinning in a …


Formula E preview: Race by the ocean

The Formula E roadshow returns to Uruguay this weekend, as Punta del Este plays host to Race Six in season four of the all-electric series.<p>The resort …


Santos FC beats Nacional with double goal from Sasha

Sao Paulo, March 16 (IANS) Brazil's Santos FC rode on two goals by Eduardo Sasha and another impressive one by 17-year-old Rodrygo Goes to beat …

Copa Libertadores

Why Brazilians just don’t rate Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino

Eduardo Uram always wears silk shirts in meetings with football clubs. He needs to impress: the former jewellery and watch seller has become one the …


10 big-name players Arsene Wenger 'almost' signed (but obviously didn't)

In 2006, Brazilian Daniel Musatti was a scout at Arsenal, having been a long-time Corinthians coach who'd followed Willian's development at the club …


Arsene Wenger didn't want to scout Willian in 2006 - ex-Arsenal scout

Arsene Wenger passed on scouting Chelsea midfielder Willian in 2006, says a former Arsenal scout.<p>Willian has hit the form of his Chelsea career since …


Brazil chief's FIFA ban extended 45 days

10:08 PM BST<p>FIFA's ethics committee has extended the provisional suspension of Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero …



South American Football

Brazil soccer great Pele still recovering from two surgeries

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Pele is still recovering from two surgeries that left him practically "out of the game," the Brazilian soccer great told an audience on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Sao Paulo.<p>(Reporting by Brad Haynes)


Arsenal in talks with Maycon’s representatives over summer transfer

gossip<p>Arsenal have opened negotiations to sign Corinthians star Maycon, according to reports in Brazil.<p>Maycon, 20, has been with Corinthians since …


News<p>Governments should focus on "greener" policies to improve the supply and quality of water as climate change and a growing global population …


Neymar's Father Assures PSG Chairman Star Will Remain With the Club

Neymar's father and representative has publicly pledged his son's future to Paris Saint-Germain alongside the club's chairman and CEO, in an attempt …


'My son has a future at PSG' - Neymar Sr. moves to quash Real Madrid & Barca links

The Ligue 1 club's failure to advance in the Champions League had cast doubt over their ability to keep their world-record signing at Parc des Princes


TFC lean on wealth of experience ahead of daunting task in Monterrey

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Toronto FC

Dj Mauricio Um @ Deepbeep

by dj mauricio u mFollow<p>27<br>• 5 years ago<p>1:13:08<p>Playing tracks by<p>Kashif, The Beatdown Soundmachine, Mario Basanov, Rudy's Midnight Machine, ILIJA RUDMAN …

São Paulo

Universidad beat Vasco in Copa libertadores tie

Rio de Janeiro, March 14 (IANS) A late goal from former Chile under-20 midfielder Angelo Araos handed Universidad de Chile a 1-0 victory over …


Coutinho wants Neymar to re-join Barcelona

Neymar’s time at Paris Saint-Germain could be coming to a brief close after just one season, and the question remains; if he does leave, which club …


PSG's Al-Khelaifi, Henrique visiting Neymar to discuss future - sources

PARIS -- Paris Saint-Germain Chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi and sporting director Antero Henrique have flown to Brazil to visit Neymar, sources …


Soccer: Three uncapped players named in Brazil squad

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Uncapped Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose and Besiktas midfielder Anderson Talisca were the surprise inclusions in Brazil's squad to face Russia and Germany in friendlies later this month, as head coach Tite announced his squad on Monday.<p>Both men were given the chance …


Real Madrid, PSG and Atletico: How British groundsmen are making a splash at Europe's biggest clubs and beyond

Amid the spending spree since Qatar Sports Investments bought Paris Saint-Germain in 2011, the signing of a 35-year-old Northern Irishman might not …


Brazil Announce Squad For Germany Friendly, Snub 10 Stars

Brazil coach Tite has announced his squad for their upcoming friendly against 2014 FIFA World Cup winners Germany, and will be hoping the Selecao can …


From Espanyol to Barcelona - the evolution of Philippe Coutinho

After a fantastic win against a short-handed Malaga side, Barcelona continue to strive for the treble. On Sunday, the key goal came in the 28th …


Who made the latest Brazil squad, who will replace Neymar, who's in and who's out?

On Monday Brazil coach Tite named his squad to face Russia and Germany in March’s Brasil Global Tour double-header.<p>The Selecao meet World Cup hosts …


Tite giving many players look before naming final Brazil World Cup squad

At the start of the season, there were FIFA dates in September, October and November -- plenty of opportunities for players to push their claims to …


Aus’ top-10 WC rank, Neymar triggers Brazil experiment

AUSTRALIA are in the top 10 nations for World Cup ticket sales according to the latest update, while Brazil coach Tite is set to experiment with his …