1. Brazil Striker Hulk Subject to 'racist Taunts' by Spartak Moscow Fans

    Hulk, the Brazilian striker, was subjected to racist taunts when he was playing for Zenit St Petersburg against Spartak Moscow at the weekend. according to Russia's Sport Express newspaper...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 day ago 911 reads 0 comments

  2. Brazil Can Mirror Barcelona in New Tactical Shape Under Dunga

    They are considered two of the greatest teams in the history of the game. Making comparisons across generations is never completely objective, but the Brazilian national side of ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 days ago 3,380 reads 26 comments

  3. Should Brazil Be Looking to the Future Rather Than Thinking About Kaka?

    There is a little bit of the old Dunga left, so it would seem. The new Brazil boss has been rightfully praised for introducing a new, or rather discarded, style of play in this month's friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 6 days ago 5,066 reads 6 comments

  4. Neymar Compared to Brazil Legend Romario by Selecao Coach Dunga

    Dunga has paid his new Brazil captain, Neymar , a stunning tribute, comparing the forward to legendary player Romario . Dunga himself was captain of the Selecao in 1994 when they won the World Cup, with Romario the star striker...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 7 days ago 9,066 reads 16 comments

  5. 10 Burning Questons for Brazil Manager Dunga

    Brazil will head to the Far East in the coming fortnight for fixtures with traditional rivals Argentina in Beijing and Japan in Singapore. For new manager Dunga, the two fixtures represent further tests of his new setup...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 7 days ago 3,063 reads 9 comments

  6. Dunga Has No 'Untouchables' in Brazil Squad: Is He Right?

    “ Untouchable” is not an entirely new concept in football. Sven-Goran Eriksson had his when in charge of England. Jose Mourinho placed his trust in a core group at Chelsea during his first spell in charge...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 9 days ago 3,556 reads 6 comments

  7. Why Brazil Friendlies Threaten Cruzeiro's Title Challenge

    A week is a long time in football. Having survived the loss of four key players to international duty with minimal damage, Cruzeiro 's 2-0 defeat to Sao Paulo last weekend appeared to throw the Brasileirao title race wide open once more...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 13 days ago 617 reads 1 comments

  8. Dunga's Brazil Squad Announcement Is Encouraging but Boss Must Tread Carefully

    Dunga seems back to his old combative self and the honeymoon period, such as it was, is certainly over. The man at the helm of the Selecao ship is sending a message loud and clear: No player is untouchable...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 13 days ago 3,943 reads 16 comments

  9. Dodo Earns Brazil Call-Up

    Brazil named their squad for friendlies against Argentina and Japan, including several Serie A-based players...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 15 days ago 522 reads 1 comments

  10. Dunga Faces Selection Headache Ahead of Brazil Friendlies Next Month

    Still digesting the effects of a job competently accomplished against Colombia and Ecuador, Brazil boss Dunga is set to name his second squad tomorrow morning at Brazilian Football Confederation headquarters in Barra da Tijuca ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 16 days ago 3,265 reads 5 comments

  11. Ronaldinho Called "Brazilian Ape" By Local Mexican Politician

    This couldn't be how Ronaldinho imagined his time in Mexico starting. Barely one week into his tenure as Liga MX club Querétaro's new superstar, he has already been the subject of racist statements, and by a local politician at that...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 17 days ago 197 reads 0 comments

  12. Lucas Moura Wants Brazil Chance

    Paris Saint-Germain forward Lucas Moura wants a new chance with the Seleção Brasileira under Dunga.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 20 days ago 747 reads 1 comments

  13. 6 Lessons to Take Away from Dunga's First 2 Friendlies as Brazil Boss

    Two games, two wins. In understated style, Dunga has got his second Brazil reign off to a positive start with a pair of 1-0 victories over South American neighbours Colombia and Ecuador...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 20 days ago 4,452 reads 8 comments

  14. Dunga Delight at No Designated Striker

    Brazil's successful experiment of playing without a designated striker will continue this year and although coach Dunga does not rule out other approaches he has told his players to get used to the new system...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 21 days ago 409 reads 1 comments

  15. Brazil Manager Dunga Tells Neymar and Co to Get Used to No 9 System

    Brazil's successful experiment of playing without a designated striker will continue this year and although coach Dunga does not rule out other approaches he has told his players to get used to the new system...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 21 days ago 389 reads 1 comments

  16. Brazil's Dunga Says Doors Still Open for Maicon

    SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazil coach Dunga is not ruling out calling up Maicon despite dropping him from the squad because of indiscipline.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 22 days ago 15 reads 1 comments

  17. Brazil vs. Ecuador: Dunga's Philosophy Takes Shape as Selecao Win Again

    Brazil beat Ecuador 1-0 in front of a lively MetLife Stadium crowd on Monday evening, and in doing so made it a pair of 1-0 victories for Dunga to start his managerial reign...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 22 days ago 4,632 reads 15 comments

  18. The Standout Stars in Dunga's New-Look Brazil Team

    Two games, two wins, two goals and two clean sheets. The story of Dunga's second spell as Brazil coach is thus far a simple one, with successes over both Colombia and Ecuador in the United States steadying a ship that had been badly listing...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 22 days ago 2,940 reads 3 comments

  19. Dunga's Brazil Win Again vs. Ecuador but Patience Is Required

    Dunga's new Brazil era continued its steady start against Ecuador, with a second 1-0 victory over South American opponents in the space of just a few days, a much needed tonic after the pain of World Cup exit...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 22 days ago 2,330 reads 8 comments

  20. Brazil vs. Ecuador: Score, Recap and Post-Match Reaction

    Tuesday's friendly between Brazil and Ecuador took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 22 days ago 11,292 reads 13 comments

  21. Brazil Show Early Promise Under Dunga Ahead of Ecuador Friendly

    It wasn't vintage, it certainly wasn't pretty, but Brazil got the job done. Dunga 's second reign as Selecao boss got off on the right foot with a 1-0 win over Colombia last Friday...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 23 days ago 4,278 reads 6 comments

  22. Key Battles That Will Shape Brazil's Clash with Ecuador

    Brazil face their second stern all South American test in the space of a few days on Tuesday evening, taking on the might of Ecuador in Miami...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 23 days ago 736 reads 0 comments

  23. Maicon Dropped from Brazil Squad: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Updates from Wednesday, Sept. 10 Brazilian coach Dunga commented on Maicon potentially returning to Brazil via Tales Azzoni of the Associated Press via Yahoo Sports: I respect Maicon and the doors are not closed to any player...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 24 days ago 11,004 reads 25 comments

  24. Neymar Congratulates Coutinho on 1st Brazil Appearance Since 2010

    Philippe Coutinho made his long-awaited return to the Brazil national team on Friday night, and teammate Neymar was delighted for him...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 24 days ago 2,701 reads 3 comments

  25. Neymar's Message for Philippe Coutinho

    Philippe Coutinho's return to the Brazil squad has been hailed by national team captain and long-time friend, Neymar.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 24 days ago 3,067 reads 1 comments