1. Luiz Adriano Full of Ambition for Brazil and Shakhtar Donetsk

    Mention Luiz Adriano to any Shakhtar Donetsk fan or keen observer of the UEFA Champions League and they would invariably show bemusement over the bagel-shaped number of national team ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 day ago 237 reads 0 comments

  2. Dunga Relies on 'Gringos' for Last Brazil Squad Announcement of 2014

    It's time to give the gringos a go. As far as Brazilian footballers go, anyway. Dunga made his final squad announcement this year for the Selecao's upcoming friendlies against Turkey and Austria without a home-based player in sight...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 days ago 6,665 reads 9 comments

  3. Brazil Right to Call Up Born Winner, Champions League Ace Luiz Adriano

    Luiz Adriano’s Brazil call-up is as sensible as it is richly-deserved. Sensible, for a national side in desperate need of an in-form centre-forward, and richly-deserved, ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 3 days ago 1,828 reads 11 comments

  4. Thiago Silva Returns to Brazil Squad and Neymar Confirmed as Captain

    Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva is back in the Brazil national team squad ahead of friendlies with Turkey and Austria next month. Neymar will remain the captain despite his return...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 days ago 6,770 reads 31 comments

  5. Neymar Officially Named Captain

    Neto, Diego Alves, Thiago Silva, Alex Sandro, Casemiro, Roberto Firmino, Lucas Moura, Luiz Adriano & Douglas Costa named in #Brasil squad......

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 days ago 47 reads 0 comments

  6. Fifa's Third-Party Ownership Ban: Is It Good or Bad News for Brazil?

    The revelation that Barcelona paid over £20m more than they originally declared to tempt Neymar from the Brazilian seaside town of Santos to the more noble shores of Catalonia ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 5 days ago 227 reads 0 comments

  7. Ronaldinho Seems to Be Enjoying Himself on Set of New Music Video

    Ronaldinho has never hidden his affections for the "Fairer Sex." Indeed, when he signed for Mexican team Queretaro last month, he was reported by Metro as saying, "I want to win titles and girls here...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 5 days ago 16,657 reads 16 comments

  8. Dunga Ponders Next Move Ahead of Brazil Squad Announcement

    To stick or twist is the big issue on Dunga 's agenda ahead of his next challenge back in the Brazil hotseat ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 5 days ago 3,076 reads 4 comments

  9. 5 Campeonato Brasileiro Players Who Could Make Brazil Squad

    Brazilian football is heading in the right direction once again after four wins on the bounce under Dunga. More importantly, the boss is succeeding in changing the side's playing philosophy while maintaining momentum...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 9 days ago 3,842 reads 11 comments

  10. Brazil's Neymar Becomes 5th Player with 40 Goals for El Selecao

    Brazil forward Neymar scored four goals in Tuesday's friendly against Japan, leading El Selecao to a 4-0 victory in Singapore while becoming the fifth player in his country's storied ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 days ago 1,536 reads 1 comments

  11. Why David Luiz Is Under Most Pressure for Brazil Following Win over Japan

    He has been a fixture in the Brazil side since the axing of Lucio following a disastrous Copa America in 2011, but David Luiz 's place as a guaranteed starter in the Brazil setup is coming under real threat in these early months under Dunga ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 11 days ago 3,915 reads 3 comments

  12. Brazil Begin to Refind Rhythm as Dunga Revolution Takes Shape

    That's eight scored without reply now. Four games, four wins, increasingly encouraging displays and a "craque" threatening to impose himself upon football's top table before too long...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 11 days ago 8,800 reads 29 comments

  13. Neymar on Target to Break Pele's Brazil Record with 4-Goal Haul vs. Japan

    In scoring four goals against Japan in Singapore on Tuesday evening, Neymar hit the 40-goal mark for his country in just 58 astonishing appearances...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 12 days ago 8,788 reads 11 comments

  14. Japan vs. Brazil: Score, Grades and Reaction from International Friendly

    Japan 0-4 Brazil Neymar struck four times in a 4-0 rout of Japan to become Brazil's fifth-highest goalscorer of all time...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 12 days ago 12,557 reads 38 comments

  15. Neymar Scores Four Against Japan, Now Has 40 Goals in 58 Games

    Neymar continued his amazing international scoring record when he scored four goals for Brazil against Japan in Singapore on Tuesday...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 12 days ago 35,447 reads 102 comments

  16. Key Issues That Will Shape Brazil's International Friendly with Japan

    Brazil face Japan in a friendly in Singapore on Tuesday as both sides continue their respective rebuilding processes following disastrous World Cup exits...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 13 days ago 1,468 reads 4 comments

  17. Brazil Stars Mark 'Dia Das Criancas,' Children's Day, with Series of Pictures

    Brazil's biggest stars took to social media to mark Children's Day with a series of pictures. The day, known in their homeland as Dia das Criancas , is celebrated in various countries on different days but falls this Sunday in Brazil...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 14 days ago 2,873 reads 2 comments

  18. Jefferson: I've Studied Messi's Penalties

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 14 days ago 1,291 reads 0 comments

  19. Tardelli Talks Through 'Unique' Brace

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 14 days ago 363 reads 0 comments

  20. Diego Tardelli Gives Brazil Win as Lionel Messi Falters for Argentina

    Diego Tardelli scored both goals as Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 in a Beijing tussle billed as the Superclásico de las Américas...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 14 days ago 645 reads 0 comments

  21. Brazil's Repeated Haranguing of Referee Takes Gloss off Argentina Win

    On the surface of things, Brazil can be reasonably content with their national football team once more this Saturday evening, having beaten arch-rivals Argentina 2-0 in a smoggy Beijing...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 15 days ago 3,558 reads 12 comments

  22. Could Udinese Star Allan Marques Loureiro Abandon Brazil for Italy?

    Udinese 's elite central midfielder Allan Marques Loureiro has been denied a chance to play for the Brazilian national team for the umpteenth time...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 16 days ago 3,329 reads 23 comments

  23. 10 Great Argentina vs. Brazil Clashes Ahead of 2014 Superclasico De Las Americas

    On Saturday, Brazil will face Argentina in the Superclasico de las Americas, the third iteration of an annual single-game tournament between the fierce South American rivals...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 16 days ago 7,101 reads 6 comments

  24. 5 Players to Watch in Argentina's Friendly with Brazil

    Despite finishing fourth and second respectively in the 2014 World Cup, the feeling in both Brazil and Argentina post-tournament was that a certain rebuilding was necessary...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 16 days ago 731 reads 0 comments

  25. Brazil and Dunga Set for Biggest Test Yet Against Argentina

    It is one of the biggest clashes in football, one of the game's oldest rivalries. Saturday, Brazil and Argentina play out the next chapter of their great duel in Beijing as Dunga continues his Selecao revival mission...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 16 days ago 4,569 reads 16 comments