1. Pele Plays 'FIFA' for the First Time with Former Santos Team-Mate Coutinho

    Computer games can be pretty complex these days, and we are guessing Brazilian football legend Pele has not spent much time in front of an Xbox ...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 5,870 reads 2 comments

  2. Cruzeiro Face Fight to Keep Likes of Lucas Silva and Everton Ribeiro

    Just as English football hurtles towards its traditional Christmas blitz, so the season in Brazil has seen the curtain close on another season...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 1 month ago 5,318 reads 4 comments

  3. Should Dunga and Brazil Experiment with a 3-5-2 Formation in 2015?

    Strength in depth is a key concept in football. Something Dunga has proved so rapidly in less than six months back in the hot seat is that Brazil have options available...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 1 month ago 4,401 reads 11 comments

  4. Brazilian Superstar Marta Talks About Upcoming Women's World Cup and More

    When the 2015 Women's World Cup kicks off in Canada next summer, plenty of stars will be vying for their first World Cup trophy...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 month ago 18,646 reads 48 comments

  5. Botafogo Relegation Inevitable After Year to Forget

    There was a melancholy feel to the Monday morning air in Rio de Janeiro this week. As it so often is in this corner of the world, football was the decisive factor...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 802 reads 0 comments

  6. Winners and Losers of Brazil's 2014

    And so Brazil’s 2014 was concluded in Vienna, a sixth successive victory—a 2-1 win against Austria—bringing the year to a satisfactory but ultimately unavailing ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 9,373 reads 14 comments

  7. Brazil Learn Copa America Group as Road to Recovery Begins in Earnest

    For Brazil, perhaps before it has been seen as a slight distraction. Something to be endured, rather than to be strived after...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 4,716 reads 6 comments

  8. 6 Lessons from Dunga's First 6 Games as Brazil Boss

    So, Brazil can close the door on 2014 with a sigh of relief. This year may not have gone to plan for close to 200 million people, but it has not all been utter doom and gloom...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 3,180 reads 11 comments

  9. Romario: Neymar Can Be Bigger Than Lionel Messi

    Aged just 22, Neymar has already accomplished a great many things for Brazil. The Barcelona superstar is on a staggering goalscoring trajectory for his country, having scored 42 times for the Selecao ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 months ago 5,814 reads 69 comments

  10. Neymar Tries to Sign Fan's Shirt and Return His Pen, Denied by Security

    Brazil star Neymar was all class when a pitch invader tried to get him to sign his Barcelona shirt in Austria on Tuesday night. Neymar started to sign the shirt, only for security guards to grab the fan and push him away...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 2 months ago 9,956 reads 10 comments

  11. Pele's Son Edinho Arrested After Losing Appeal in Money Laundering Case

    SAO PAULO -- Pele's son was arrested in Brazil on Tuesday after losing an appeal in a money laundering case involving a drug gang.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 106 reads 0 comments

  12. Roberto Firmino Seizes His Chance as Brazil Beat Austria

    Brazil's recovery since the World Cup has been swift, with their winning streak now standing at an impressive six matches. However, make no mistake—they were tested severely by Austria in Vienna this Wednesday evening...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 2 months ago 1,387 reads 3 comments

  13. Watch: Firminho's Golazo Wins It for Brazil

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  14. Watch: David Luiz's Bullet Header Opens Scoring

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  15. David Luiz and Roberto Firmino Earn Brazil Friendly Win over Austria

    After 4-0 scorelines in recent friendlies with Japan and Turkey, one may have expected a goalfest in Brazil's bout with Austria on Tuesday...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 3,835 reads 5 comments

  16. Luiz Adriano Gets Another Start vs. Austria

    BRAZIL XI v Austria: D.Alves; Danilo, J.Miranda, D.Luiz, F.Luís, Fernandinho, L.Gustavo, Oscar, Willian, L...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 2 months ago 20 reads 0 comments

  17. Can Thiago Silva Be Upset at Losing Brazil Captaincy After World Cup Disaster?

    Whilst things continue to head upwards for Brazil on the pitch, there are murmurings of discontent off it. On Tuesday afternoon, the Selecao play their final match of 2014, a friendly against Austria in Vienna...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 7,272 reads 27 comments

  18. Austria vs. Brazil: How the Selecao Should Line Up in International Friendly

    Dunga's Brazil is rapidly taking shape, and last week's 4-0 victory over Turkey was just another demonstration of what the team is beginning to achieve as a unit...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 3 months ago 6,254 reads 4 comments

  19. Thiago Silva Slams Neymar After Barcelona Star Took Brazil Captaincy

    Thiago Silva has spoken of his disappointment that international teammate Neymar did not speak to him when offered the captaincy of Brazil this summer, claiming he was "upset" by the young star's actions...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 3 months ago 21,340 reads 33 comments

  20. Brazil Snub Surprised Former Captain Thiago Silva

    Ex-Brazil captain Thiago Silva said his omission from the national team surprised him, after being stripped of the armband by coach Dunga.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 595 reads 0 comments

  21. Dante: We Weren't Psychologically Ready for World Cup

    Brazil and Bayern Munich central defender Dante cuts a distinct figure with his athletic build and mop of hair...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 616 reads 0 comments

  22. Ronaldo Shapes Up to Jump 113cm from Standing Start, but Doesn't Make It

    Ronaldo is a legend of the game, but even he won't mind us saying that he hasn't exactly stayed in the same lean condition that he was during his playing days...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 3 months ago 10,678 reads 12 comments

  23. Brazil Masterclass Against Turkey Gives Promise of Brighter 2015

    It just keeps getting better. The record now reads: Five games, five wins, 12 goals scored, none conceded. More than a few eyebrows were raised when Dunga walked back into the Brazil job at the end of July...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 3 months ago 4,777 reads 8 comments

  24. Neymar Was so Good for Brazil in Istanbul That the Turkey Fans Chanted His Name

    Neymar was his typically brilliant self on Wednesday night as he scored two goals in Brazil's impressive 4-0 win over Turkey...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 3 months ago 38,063 reads 6 comments

  25. Neymar-Inspired Brazil Continue to Show Improvement with Another Clean Sheet

    Neymar will steal the headlines for Brazil following their 4-0 win over Turkey on Wednesday night, but the true story of Dunga 's initial successes lies deeper...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 3 months ago 4,670 reads 7 comments