1. Ronaldo's Proposed Return Can Only Be Negative for Brazilian Great

    Can football be described as an art form? Certainly, there are players who can make the game look like that, and this week’s Ballon d’Or ceremony, and the battle over ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 1 month ago 22,683 reads 23 comments

  2. Has Jefferson Thrown Away His Brazil Future by Remaining with Botafogo?

    The kick-off to the Brazilian season is just around the corner but don’t expect any fireworks just yet...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 1 month ago 3,035 reads 4 comments

  3. 8 Brasileirao Players Who Could Move to Europe in January Window

    Another January transfer window is in full swing and the Twitter hashtag #transfers is likely going into overdrive...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 1 month ago 8,820 reads 24 comments

  4. Is a Move to Corinthians Right for Tottenham and Brazil Midfielder Paulinho?

    It is widely accepted that Tottenham Hotspur blew the Gareth Bale money, compounded by their failure to qualify for Europe's elite club competition, the UEFA Champions League...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 1 month ago 3,368 reads 7 comments

  5. Bursaspor Striker Copies Ronaldo's Iconic 2002 World Cup Haircut

    Brazil legend Ronaldo provided one of the great months of football back in 2002 when he scored eight goals to help Brazil win the World Cup...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 3,203 reads 2 comments

  6. 6 Challenges Facing Dunga and Brazil in 2015

    A new year and a new start. For Brazil and the Selecao, that sentiment is particularly poignant as Dunga continues his rebuilding mission. The ultimate goal is of course the World Cup...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 1 month ago 7,805 reads 13 comments

  7. Neymar Wins His 1st Samba Gold Award

    Neymar has won his first ever Samba Gold, the annual award that goes to the player selected as the best Brazilian player in Europe.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 month ago 342 reads 0 comments

  8. Is Hosting a World Cup Worth the Expense?

    There is a double-edged nature to Fifa's preference for hosting World Cups in all four corners of the planet.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 125 reads 0 comments

  9. Are Brazil in a Stronger Position Under Dunga Than Luiz Felipe Scolari?

    How do you gauge Brazil’s year on the football pitch? Taking the broadest strokes of the brush to the page, it can only be viewed as a failure. There was only one target in 2014 — success at the FIFA World Cup...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 2,139 reads 9 comments

  10. Neymar Can Continue Brazil and Barcelona Rise in 2015

    For all the negatives Brazilian football spewed out in 2014, Neymar remained the highlight. From disappointing Copa Libertadores campaigns to that catastrophic World ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 14,129 reads 131 comments

  11. Dunga: Soon, Neymar Will Be Best in the World

    Brazil coach Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri, better known as Dunga, believes that the 'Seleção' will provide a platform for Neymar to become the best player on the planet in the not-so-distant future...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 621 reads 0 comments

  12. Diego Tardelli's Transfer Decision Could Decide Brazil Future

    If 2014 picked redemption as a theme, then Diego Tardelli is a contender for poster boy. After a successful return to Atletico Mineiro following an unhappy stint in Russia and the ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 5,253 reads 7 comments

  13. David Luiz Makes Young Fan's Dream Come True, Cries Tears of Happiness

    One doesn't have to understand Portuguese to understand what's happening in this footage. Young Brazilian fan really, really loves Brazil and PSG defender David Luiz (as many do)...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 months ago 14,493 reads 26 comments

  14. Tite Return to Corinthians Highlights Brazilian Coach Instability

    Tite is back. The headlines across Paulista , as the state of Sao Paulo is known, newspapers were largely positive...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 1,697 reads 1 comments

  15. Could Alexandre Pato and Paulo Henrique Ganso Earn a Brazil Recall in 2015?

    A new year and, quite possibly, a new start are just around the corner. For Brazil, the great challenge of 2015 will lie in the Copa America, to be held in Chile, in the middle of the year...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 4,804 reads 10 comments

  16. Fred Tops Brasileirao Scoring Charts to Defy World Cup Critics

    Cast your eye back to July 8. Quite possibly the darkest day in the history of Brazilian football. The World Cup semi-final between the tournament hosts and eventual champions ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 3 months ago 3,698 reads 15 comments

  17. Ancelotti Defends Marcelo Following Brazilian Coach Dunga's Criticism

    Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has come to the defense of his Brazilian left-back Marcelo, who has come under criticism from national team coach Dunga.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 1,090 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 5,876 reads 2 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 5,329 reads 4 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 4,457 reads 11 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 18,687 reads 48 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 803 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 9,380 reads 14 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 4,724 reads 6 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 3,190 reads 11 comments