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Los Blaugranas dominated Athletic Bilbao but couldn't score the go ahead goal until the 78th minute, having Neymar off the bench to solve things for them.
Barcelona showed its class, its power, its ball control. But they failed to show their scoring ability until Neymar broke the lock in Athletic Bilbao's net. The Brazilian star came off the bench to score twice, giving Barcelona the lead in La Liga standings.
The man of the match prior to Neymar's antics was Athletic's keeper Gorka Iraizoz, denying shots by young Munir El Haddadi and Pedro. The... Read the rest of the article »
Willian scored the only goal in Brazil’s hard-fought win against Ecuador on Tuesday.
It was a pretty even first half at the Metlife Stadium in terms of chances created. Brazil dominated the ball possesion and managed to capitalize their efforts in the 31st minutes with Willian scoring a right-footed goal following an assist from Neymar in a set piece situation.
Ecuador missed the chance to equalize after a shot from Enner Valencia hit the post with 10 minutes to go before the... Read the rest of the article »
An 83rd minute free-kick goal from the Selecao's new skipper was enough to seal all three points in Dunga's first game in charge since his return to the Brazil national team
Barcelona superstar Neymar captained his national side to a narrow 1-0 win over fellow South American side Colombia in an international friendly on Friday, scoring the winning goals thanks to an 83rd minute well-taken free-kick.
The 22-year-old Blaugrana ace wore the armband after he was named skipper by new coach Dunga, replacing 29-year-old Paris Saint-Germain center-back Thiago Silva.
The... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona’s coach Luis Enrique hasn’t been pleased with Neymar’s behavior on and off the pitch, and this sanction may be used to set an example to other top players.
According to sources, Neymar Jr. was fined by Barcelona for interrupting his warmup exercises to sign a boot for a fan. During last Sunday's match against Villarreal, Neymar was warming up near the stands, where he saw a fan with a boot and a marker. After jogging, Neymar approached the stands, took the boot and signed it. This was considered a lack of concentration by coach Luis Enrique, who reported... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will not be able to bring in new players to Camp Nou until January 2016 after FIFA decided to uphold the Catalan side's two-transfer window ban
La Liga giants Barcelona's hopes of having their two consecutive transfer window ban overturned have evaporated after FIFA ruled the punishment will stand.
This decision by football's governing body to uphold the sanction comes five months after the ban was initially handed to the Catalan side, which was suspended due to an appeal from Barcelona.
The club was thus permitted to dive into... Read the rest of the article »
Many of football's biggest stars have all taken part in the trending ice bucket challenge. Which video was your favorite?
With the rise of social media, it seems like every time one turns around there's a new trend that has quickly gone viral as everyone wants to get a piece of what's trending.
The latest fad, called the "Ice Bucket Challenge" initially seems like one of those silly things that attention-seeking teenagers do just to get a bit of fame on the internet. However, it's not--with many of the... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Suarez made his debut in Barcelona’s shirt after his ban from all football-related activity was recently lifted by FIFA.
It couldn’t have been a better night for FC Barcelona. The ‘blau-granas’ get their first title of the season and keep the Joan Gamper’s trophy at home after thrashing Mexican club Leon 6-0. Morevoer, Neymar scored twice and he looks fully recovered from the back injury that he picked against Colombia playing for the Brazilian national team during this year’s World Cup.
Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
More than a month after Juan Zuniga's horrendous tackle ended Neymar's 2014 World Cup run, the 22-year-old Barca ace nominates the Colombian defender for the Ice Bucket challenge
Barcelona superstar Neymar is the latest footballer to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to undergo the Ice Bucket challenge.
Nominated by Los Blancos' Brazilian defender Marcello, the Selecao ace accepted the challenge, submerging himself in ice water, before passing on the gauntlet to others.
In a video... Read the rest of the article »
Neymar is indeed reaching 100 per cent fitness. The Brazilian superstar is back in training with Barcelona’s squad.
Last week, Neymar returned from his extended World Cup holidays – or more precisely, from about six weeks of rehab. Upon his return to training, the Barca number 11 player had to complete specific exercises alone.
The 22-year-old’s comeback would appear as a great consolation for the Catalans whose latest signing, defender Thomas Vermaelen, is out indefinitely after suffering a hamstring... Read the rest of the article »
The deal to bring Brazilian star Neymar to Camp Nou, which has landed Barcelona in hot water, hurt the Blaugrana's image, admits the club president
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has voiced his opinion over the scandal regarding the signing of Neymar, admitting it has hurt the club's image.
The Catalan side cut a cheque worth €57.1 million to sign the Selecao superstar from Brazilian side Santos, but later, cracks in this deal appeared.
The Blaugrana reportedly failed to reveal €37.9m in the deal to bring the... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian star, who suffered a fractured back during this summer's World Cup, has announced that he hopes to return next month.
Certainly, this is something that will please Barcelona fans.
Blaugrana star Neymar, who suffered a horrific injury during Brazil's World Cup campaign this summer, has now announced that he has been recovering much faster than initially planned and will hope to make a return next month.
"I'm slowly recovering from the injury, [and] I want to have a good season," the 22-year-old... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil's disappointing World Cup campaign has seen the five-time champions break many records, with the latest coming in their 3-0 loss to Netherlands
Brazil's 2014 World Cup campaign has turned from a dream to a total nightmare for the home fans.
The five-time champions kicked off their campaign with a bang, winning the opening game 3-1 against Croatia, but the tournament became a nightmare for them as they fell to a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semi-finals, ending their 62 competitive games unbeaten run.
#BRA were 62 competitive... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch and the host nation, Brazil, will contest the third place play-off, trying to pick themselves up after their semifinal defeats.
1) Entertainment Value:
Involved in the competitive nature of the sport, some of us fans forget that we watch the beautiful game because of how entertaining it is. The third place play-off has proved to be very entertaining in recent years. In 2010, Germany beat Uruguay, 3-2 in a highly entertaining end to end affair. In 2006, Germany beat Portugal, 3-1, in a very open contest. In... Read the rest of the article »
In each and every World Cup, at least one big name misses out on the latter stages because of suspension or injury. This World Cup is no exception.
At the great deception of millions of football fans worldwide, a number of top players will not take part in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
While some are injured, others are suspended. Each of the four semi-finalists - Argentina, Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands - will have at least one player unavailable.
This will make way for coaches to employ new tactics at the... Read the rest of the article »
The hosts will be without two of their most influential players as they head into the semi-final clash against Germany on Tuesday.
The entire country has been rocked by the tragic news concerning Barcelona star Neymar who after a kick on the back by Colombian defender Juan Zúñiga has fractured his vertebra. As a result of which the 22 year old will not just miss the match against Germany, but should Brazil make it to the final of the competition, Neymar will not be able to take part in it either.
Neymar had... Read the rest of the article »
At times the smallest of details can make a world of difference in a tight match. Take a look at some facts and stats that turn the tide on Tuesday evening.
Without Neymar in the squad, Brazilian fans are left wondering what will be left of their dream. Being able to win a World Cup is a prize in itself, but being able to do it in your own country is the greatest prize of all.
The Barcelona star suffered broken vertebrae against Colombia, which will more than likely see him miss the remainder of the tournament. Thiago Silva’s yellow card will... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says his side have moved on from the Neymar injury and are ready to take on Germany
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has underlined the role their 22-year-old ace Neymar played in their team's World Cup run, and stressed the huge impact it will have on the team, but claims his side will cope without the Barcelona ace.
The host nation get ready to lock horns with European giants Germany, a country whom many favor to lift the trophy in the Maracana on July 13.
However... Read the rest of the article »
It has been confirmed. Brazil will be without Thiago Silva for Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final match against Germany. Colombia’s Zuniga, meanwhile, will not be punished for hurting Neymar.
The CBF issued two requests following Brazil’s quarter-final victory over Colombia. The first one was to appeal against the booking Thiago Silva received for blocking a goal kick by Colombian shot-stopper David Ospina. Rejecting the Brazilian Football Federation’s request to free captain Thiago Silva from his suspension, FIFA declared through a statement:
“The disciplinary... Read the rest of the article »
After ending Neymar's World Cup campaign, some in Brazil threaten to end Juan Zuniga's life
Juan Camilo Zuniga found himself the target of threatening tweets.
The Colombian defender became embroiled in controversy after he injured Brazilian ace Neymar, ruling the 22-year-old out of the remainder of the 2014 World Cup, and walked away without even a booking.
Zuniga kneed the Selecao ace in the back, towards the end of the heated quarter-finals clash between the two South American... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil's quarter-final match against Colombia spells the end of Neymar's World Cup campaign after he fractured a vertebrae in his back
Brazil's World Cup hopes have suffered a huge setback as their number one star has ben ruled out for the remaining of the tournament.
The 22-year-old Barcelona star Neymar played his last World Cup match in Brazil after picking up a injury in his side's 2-1 win over Colombia.
The Selecao ace was on the receiving end of a miscalculated challenge from Los Cafeteros defender Juan Camilo... Read the rest of the article »