1. Brazilian Football: Female Referees Making The Beautiful Game Even More So

    Ana Paula Oliveira has been a professional referee since 1999. Her passion for the profession started as far back as age 14 when she would follow her father on his amateur referee outings...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 2,385 reads 14 comments

  2. World Football: Copa Libertadores and Maracana Magic

    Liga de Quito had won the first leg 4-2 but altitude played a major factor in that game. They came to the Maracana knowing that they could even lose the match and be crowned champions...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 549 reads 10 comments

  3. EURO 2008: Marcos Senna tries to be the first Brazilian to win the Euros

    Marcos Senna, who can this Sunday become the first Brazilian to win a European Championship for Spain in the final against Germany, said on Saturday that he feels Spanish, but does ...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 509 reads 7 comments

  4. World Football:Ronaldinho or Messi- who`s the world`s number ONE?

    To end speculations on his future, Ronaldinho Gaucho came back to the pitch this Saturday night, in the first step towards his recovery with the objective of defending the Brazilian selection in the Olympic Games in August...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 1,237 reads 1 comments

  5. Euro 08: Turkey Win on Penalties

    Turkey never gives up. They just don't know defeat. Even with seconds left of extra time and life draining away after Ivan Klasnic's header for Croatia, Fatih Terim's brave side kept going, ...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 216 reads 0 comments

  6. World Football: Is Cristiano Still Worth All the Fuss?

    After failing to impress once more in Euro 2008, is the Portuguese Cristiano really still worth all the fuss? Cristiano`s most recent failure at top level reinforces a popular idea that he cannot live up to expectations in big matches...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 571 reads 4 comments

  7. EURO 2008: Brazil favourite

    Brazilian football is represented in five of the 16 European Championship teams: Portugal, Spain, Germany, Poland and Turkey. Moreover, the Portuguese team is handled by coach Luiz Philip Scolari, who took Brazil to their fifth world title in 2002...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 2,154 reads 23 comments

  8. World Football: Brazil Beaten 2-0 by Unsung Venezuela

    Venezuela came up with two superb first-half goals to stun Brazil 2-0 in a friendly on Friday, their first win against the five-time world champions. Brazil had averaged more than four goals a game in winning all previous 17 meetings between the sides...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 929 reads 4 comments

  9. Open Mic: Brazilian Football and Racism

    The idea of racism in Brazil must be shocking to some. Hard to believe that such a cosmopolitan country could suffer from this ill...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 1,523 reads 10 comments

  10. Manchester City Chooses Mark Hughes over Brazilian Coach

    Istanbul, June 3 (EFE). The Brazilian Zico was confirmed yesterday as the new coach of Manchester City, England, according to the agency "Dogan." The former Flamengo player was supposed to substitute for the Swedish Sven-Goran Eriksson...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 245 reads 0 comments

  11. Alexandre Pato Is the Record Smasher

    Alexander Rodrigues Da Silva, more widely known as Alexander Pato, was born on the 2nd of September, 1989, in Pato Branco, Brazil. Pato started playing football when he was seven years old, playing indoor soccer...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 1,327 reads 16 comments

  12. World Football: Dani Alves to sign with Barcelona

    Daniel Alves will soon belong to Barcelona. The official signing of Daniel Alves by Barcelona should happen in the next few days. The Catalan club has offered Sevilla 32 million euros to count on the spectacular right-winger for the next season...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 743 reads 0 comments

  13. Kaka undergoes surgery

    Kaka underwent surgery on his left knee for damage to meniscus caused by overuse a few days ago. By all accounts the surgery went well.He is currently not included in the Brazilian squad playing the two friendlies against Canada and Venezuela...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 302 reads 0 comments

  14. World Football: Is Ronaldo "The Phenomenon" Returning?

    What's left for the phenomenon to achieve? He's won the greatest titles in football, broken the records, including a spectacular 15 goals in World Cup tournaments. Yet everything indicates that the super-striker wishes to come back to the spotlight...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 634 reads 4 comments

  15. World Football: Brazil's Dunga Happy With First-ever Win Over Canada

    Coach Dunga celebrated his team's first ever win over Canada, calling it a milestone for the five times World Cup champions. Brazil's 3-2 victory in Saturday's friendly in Seattle was their first over the North Americans...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 301 reads 1 comments

  16. Brazil Beats Canada—But Only Just

    Canada held its own against five-time soccer world champions Brazil. The Brazilians 3-2 triumph over Canada was a friendly in front of 47,052 at Qwest Field...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 822 reads 5 comments

  17. FIFA Quota Fallout: What Motivates Foreign Footballers Pride or Pennies?

    The opening picture of this articled gets right to the heart of the matter. Four Brazilian players with a Champions league trophy firmly in their grasp...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 995 reads 4 comments

  18. FIFA problem: Protesting Rangers Rumble after UEFA Cup Final

    In what must be deemed yet another sad display of unsporting behaviour, Rangers fans took to the streets last night in a rage after being soundly defeated by Russia's Zenit...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 568 reads 5 comments

  19. Libertadores Update: Juan Roman Riquelme Is Pure Magic

    The Argentine star Juan Roman Riquelme has done it again. Last night, in front of a packed Minerao stadium in Brazil, Riquelme and Boca pulled off what few have dared...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 1,237 reads 16 comments

  20. TIME Magazine Votes Kaka Most Influential Footballer in the World

    The midfielder for the Brazilian national team and Milan, Kaka, was chosen on Thursday by Time magazine as one of the most influential people in the world today. He is the only football player to make the list...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 1,091 reads 5 comments

  21. EPL: English Domination? Aren't Milan the Current World Champions?

    The fact that two English teams have made it to the Champions League final for the first time has spurred on many articles...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 671 reads 15 comments

  22. Manchester Scrapes Through As Barcelona Pays Once More Without Ronaldinho

    410 minutes without scoring a single goal. This is the latest title bestowed upon Barcelona. It has to be said that Ronaldinho is sorely missed and this was more than obvious in their latest two clashes with Manchester...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 1,866 reads 4 comments

  23. Barcelona vs. Manchester United: A tale of Two Ronaldos

    Yes ….a tale of two Ronaldos. The one who played for Manchester, known as C.Ronaldo, ran and ran and….ran. Puffy cheeked, strong as an ox C.Ronaldo looked strong and sure did run but …...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about 6 years ago 849 reads 4 comments

  24. 2008 a Special Year for Brazilian Football

    It would be almost impossible to describe the buzz in Brazil when for the first time in 1958 it won the World Cup. Exactly half a century ago Brazil was finally able to conquer the most coveted prize in world football...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about over 6 years ago 336 reads 0 comments

  25. EPL Team, Chelsea, Beat by Turkish Fenerbahce

    Brazilian Deivid's absolute screamer from thirty yards out shell-shocks Chelsea!In a match where Zico's Fenerbahce did not play at their very best Deivid went from villain to hero after ...

    Brazilian Football by SB Written by Brazilian Football by SB about over 6 years ago 1,092 reads 2 comments