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The Brazilian ace inspired the Reds to victory over Manuel Pellegrini's crew, moving inches closer to a Champions League spot.
Liverpool welcomed defending English Premier League champions Manchester City to Anfield in the early kick-off on Sunday. Manuel Pellegrini's crew entered the game knowing anything but a win would be a serious blow to their title hopes.
And this is what the Reds handed to the Citizens. Brendan Rodgers' side, led by vice-captain Jordan Henderson, ran out 2-1 winners, moving inches closer to that... Read the rest of the article »
The 32-year-old Brazilian is the third oldest player on the roster. He recently scored against David Villa's NYCFC.
Kaká is wasting no time in making an impact with his new team, Orlando City Soccer Club. The team recently announced that the 2007 FIFA World Player of the year would be their captain for their first-ever season in Major League Soccer.
“Kaká has demonstrated great leadership both on the field and in the locker room since the start,” Orlando's head coach Adrian Heath... Read the rest of the article »
It happened in the game between Democrata and Tupi. The player was taken to hospital to receive an anti-rabbies shot
A soccer player in Brazil was fiercely attacked, but not by a player from the opposing team, but by a police dog.
Democrata's striker Joao Paulo was bitten on his arm by the canine. The player had stepped out of bounds and fell too close to he dog that was standing behind one of the goals. Even with the dog being on a leash, the officer in charge could not avoid the vicious attack.
Democrata's... Read the rest of the article »
Argentina and Uruguay will determine the first place of this tournament, which will gain direct access to the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
The South American U-20 tournament will have an exciting finale with four out of six contenders still fighting to improve their positions. As if fate had its hand in it, Argentina and Uruguay will play against each other to decide which one will win the U-20 South American tournament, while Colombia will add some pressure if they can manage to win against Brazil. Paraguay and Peru will play the runner... Read the rest of the article »
Two of the most successful soccer players to co-exist share the same birthday. Their accomplishments by the time they turned 23 were not so similar.
Let’s start things off by wishing happy birthday to both Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar. Both soccer stars were born on the same day (February 5), but seven years apart.
We are here to compare what CR7 had accomplished by the time he turned the same age the Brazilian striker is reaching today, 23. Neymar is not too far from joining Messi and Ronaldo in the competition for best footballer... Read the rest of the article »
With three tickets to the U-20 World Cup at stake, watch the top South American teams battling for a chance to represent their countries in the international arena.
With Argentina and Uruguay leading the pack, the defining moments of the U-20 South American tournament will be played on Wednesday. The Albicelestes and Los Charruas share the top spot with seven points, followed by Colombia with five and Brazil just one point behind, with each and everyone of the teams having hopes of qualifying to this category's World Cup to be held in New Zealand.
Besides... Read the rest of the article »
Former World Cup Leading Goal Scorer Ronaldo could be more than just an owner with his new club in Florida.
When soccer is in your DNA it is almost impossible to run away from it. That seems to be the case with Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo Luis Nazário de Lima. After retiring with Brazil’s Corinthians in 2011, Ronaldo assumes he still has something left in the tank. At 38 he believes the injuries that made him quit have gone away.
“It isn’t easy to get fit. I will try.... Read the rest of the article »
Will Ronaldo’s influence draw interest away from Kaka’s play in Orlando and David Beckham’s attempt to bring the MLS back in Miami?
North American Soccer League side, Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, announced on Thursday that three-time FIFA World Player of the Year and two-time World Cup Champion, Ronaldo, has joined their ownership structure. The Brazilian legend, in a statement released by the Strikers, stated his goal was to make his new team a “global powerhouse”. It is yet to be seen how the Miami-based Fort... Read the rest of the article »
Pele has shown signs of improvement in the past few days, but his release date from the hospital is yet to be determined by the legend's doctor.
According to the last medical reports, Brazilian legend Pelé is getting better from a kidney disfunction, which forced his family to keep him under surveillance. Pele's doctors have stated the former player has been removed from intensive care, and has shown signs of improvement in the last few days.
"O Rei" recently underwent a medical procedure to remove kidney and vesicular... Read the rest of the article »
Bastia's striker was sentenced by the Correctional Court of Paris, three months after head-butting PSG's Thiago Motta.
The Correctional Court of Paris sentenced today Brazilian striker Brandao to serve one month in jail and to pay a fine of 20,000 euros, following an incident in August with Italian midfielder Thiago Motta, where the goal scorer head-butted Motta when he was heading into the locker rooms.
The verdict will not substitute the sanction imposed by Ligue 1's governing body, which banned the player... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian underwent an operation on November 13, and he will be kept under medical supervision to avoid any problems.
Brazilian football legend Pelé has the world's attention again, but this time because of his health condition. The former player, considered the best footballer of all time, was transferred to a special care unit in Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo due to a urinary tract infection.
'O Rei' had some kidney stones removed on November 13, and was admitted into the hospital to monitor... Read the rest of the article »
Check out the November 2014 FIFA Rankings. See the world's Top 20 and the Top 5 of each zone. Where's your country placed?
Germany are still the world’s best while there are no move in or out of the FIFA Ranking’s Top 10. Spain and Portugal have moved up. Uruguay have gone down to 10th in the chart.
Outside the Top 10, there are more meaningful changes with Roy Hodgson’s England jumping seven places to rank 13th. Notable changes also include Algeria’s drop from 15th to 18th in the world... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid and Barcelona striker stated that Cristiano Ronaldo is having an outstanding year, and it would be unfair not to give him the award.
In a time period where everyone is voicing their thoughts about who will be crowned as the Best Player of the World, Brazilian legend Ronaldo stated he believes Cristiano Ronaldo would be the right candidate to win it. The two-time Ballon D'Or winner compared CR7's season with Lionel Messi's performance, establishing a difference between the players.
"I think Ronaldo will win it again this... Read the rest of the article »
Austria vs Brazil promises to be an entertaining friendly match between two very different styles of football. Check out where to watch the game live in your country on Monday, November 18, 2014.
Since Dunga’s return as head coach, the Brazilians have won the totality of their matches, netting 12 goals and conceding only once in the process. They could make it six wins out of six in Vienna with captain Neymar expected to thrill the crowd.
The 22-year-old forward will be handed his 60th cap in international football and he will be looking to increase his 42-goal tally. Remarkably... Read the rest of the article »
The Barcelona player scored another brace with his National Team and assisted Willian for the third Brazilian goal of the evening.
Neymar keeps getting closer to a record breaking career with Brazil's National Team. Today, one of Barcelona's stars showed his class with Brazil after scoring another brace and assisting for another goal in Brazil's performance against Turkey.
Neymar scored his first goal after a deep cross by Fernandinho, getting inside the box and striking the ball in style with his right foot after 20 minutes... Read the rest of the article »
Turkey vs Brazil will be played at the Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı, Istanbul on Wednesday, the 12th of November in an international friendly match.
Brazil have seemingly put their disappointing World Cup run behind them having recorded victories in their last four matches and Dunga's men will be hoping to continue the run when they face Turkey in a friendly match.
The hosts of the 2014 World Cup have recorded victories against Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina and Japan in recent matches. Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho who was not part... Read the rest of the article »
The October 2014 FIFA World Ranking has been released. USA have been kicked out of the Top 20, Spain have suffered another blow and Portugal have surprisingly been promoted.
The FIFA World Ranking is perhaps the most hated chart in world football. However, as long as it affects the seeding ahead of tournament draws, fans continue to be concerned about it. The October 2014 edition of the ranking is not less controversial than last month’s.
The biggest talking point is the fall of reigning European champions Spain. They are now out of the continent’s top... Read the rest of the article »
Rogerio Ceni can clearly convert from the spot...but how often does one see a goalie score a free-kick?
Yesterday, a Brazilian player netted his 123rd goal as Sao Paulo battled to a 2-1 win against Bahia, leaving his club just a few points behind league leaders Cruzeiro.
Now, this wouldn't be the most noteworthy thing, save for two key things about Rogerio Ceni. First of all, he's 41-year-old and clearly still going strong. But more important and impressive is his position on the pitch.
See... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern Munich's center back stated he wants to become a German citizen, since his days defending the "Verdeamarelha" are over for sure
After Brazil's disappointing World Cup, Bayern Munich defender Dante believes his days with the National Team have come to an end. If things go as planned by the Brazilian center back, he will request the German citizenship and live the rest of his life there.
"I don't think I'll ever be called up again. I fulfilled my dream of being in a World Cup, even though that dream ended up in a... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian striker surpassed Bebeto in the all-time scoring list for Brazil. Only Zico, Romario, Ronaldo and Pelé lie ahead of him.
Brazil managed to thrash Japan in their friendly match held in Singapore. Dunga's men won their fourth match in a row with their new coach, while Japan have been struggling to get satisfying results with Mexican Javier Aguirre running things for them.
The big story of the day was Neymar's performance. Being just 22-years old, Neymar scored a "poker" against the Samurai Blues, surpassing... Read the rest of the article »