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Brazil was knocked out in the quarter-finals in the last edition. Robinho had not been called for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Dunga has made up his mind about who he plans to use in the upcoming Copa America in Chile that starts on June 11. The former World Cup champion led Brazil to win this tournament in 2007 during his first stint with the team. To try and repeat his accomplishment, he has called on players like Robinho, Neymar and Marcelo.
Robinho, who had played for Real Madrid and Manchester City, had not been... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil will play Colombia, Peru and Venezuela in the group stage. Uruguay won the 2011 edition played in Argentina.
Kaká has recovered some confidence in himself while playing for the Orlando City Soccer Club and is aiming to be part of Brazil’s team for Copa America. The 33-year-old player is not afraid of being called by Dunga this summer.
"If Dunga thinks I can fit in this team, I'll be ready," Kaká mentioned.
Luiz Felipe Scolari did not take the former star with Real... Read the rest of the article »
The April 2015 edition of the FIFA World Ranking for Men's Football was released on Thursday morning. There's good news for many well-known countries
Jurgen Klinsmann and the USMNT can be proud of themselves! They've gone five places up and are closing the gap on CONCACAF leaders Costa Rica. However, Mexico maintain its position above USA with 937 points and a spot in the Top 20 of the overall FIFA Rankings.
However, the biggest news has to be Belgium's breakthrough among the world's Top 3 nations. Deserved? Meanwhile, Harry Kane's England... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona's right back was rumored to have signed a three-year deal with Paris Saint Germain, but he hasn't revealed where he will play next season.
Dani Alves' future with Barcelona is still a mistery. Just weeks after being linked to Paris Saint Germain on a three-year deal, the Brazilian right back returned to Catalunya after the international break to face the last months of competition with Los Blaugranas. When asked about his future, the defender decided to remain silent. But his self-imposed silence did not last long, and he decided to answer... Read the rest of the article »
It is given to Brazil's best player in Europe. The trophy belonged to Thiago Silva for the past three years.
Almost two years later after Neymar Jr. decided it was time to move to play for Barcelona, he is now considered Brazil's best player in Europe. For that same reason, he was awarded the Samba Gold Trophy, a recognition that belonged to Paris Saint Germain's Thiago Silva for the past three years.
This award has been given out since 2007. The winner of the recognition is not decided by Brazilian... Read the rest of the article »
The referee showed seven yellow cards throughout the game, none of them for Medel. He was the man supposed to be mark Firmino in Brazil's goal.
After the game between Brazil and Chile ended, there was a total of 47 fouls in the stats sheet. Neymar was not happy that there were still 22 players on the field after the game.
Out of all fouls, probably the nastiest one came from Gary Medel over Neymar in the 22nd minute of the first half. The Chilean defender stamped his right boot on the Brazilian striker and the referee Martin Atkinson... Read the rest of the article »
Firmino had his debut with the national team in November 2014 vs Turkey. Sunday's goal was his second one with the senior team.
Roberto Firmino only needed 12 minutes on the pithc to score the game winning goal against Chile this Sunday. With the 1-0 win, Dunga's Brazil now has an eight-game winning streak since the World Cup.
This one did not come easy. Neymar, who had a magical night in Paris against France, had a rough day against Chile in London. The Barcelona striker was constantly receiving tackles, but the referee... Read the rest of the article »
The two South American giants will lock horns on Sunday at the Emirates Stadium, as La Roja seeks revenge for their 2014 World Cup exit.
Chilean superstar Alexis Sanchez claims he is hyped up for his nation's friendly with South American giants Brazil, insisting that an exciting encounter awaits the fans.
The two sides will lock horns on Sunday, at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium. This will be the first meeting between La Roja and the Selecao since their showdown at the 2014 World Cup.
The host nation knocked out Jorge Sampaoli's... Read the rest of the article »
After their victory against France, Brazil will face Chile in their second friendly match of this International break. Check out the live streaming & TV listings for Brazil vs Chile below.
Brazil and Chile will have another go on March 29, when they face each other in a friendly match. Dunga's Seleçao will get to this match days after beating France in a re-edition of France 98's final match, while the Chileans will try to restore their pride after losing against Iran on March 26.
Brazil and Chile delivered one of the most dramatic games of the past World Cup, where the... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona's wingman had a wonderful performance at Stade de France, scoring a goal and driving French defenders crazy.
Neymar's performances with his National Team keep amazing his fans, and today's display against France was not the exception. Even after missing a few chances, the Brazilian star was able to boost his team-mates to overcome an early goal by Raphael Varane in order to win this much anticipated friendly match. Brazil's other goals were scored by Chelsea's Oscar and Luiz Gustavo, giving Dunga more options... Read the rest of the article »
Both played for Santos in Brazil. He won three World Cups and scored over 1,000 goals in his career.
Many have tried to reach his legendary status, Ronaldo was close, Ronaldinho probably got even closer. Edison Arantes do Nascimento “Pele” claimed not even Neymar Jr. could reach his status in Brazil’s football history.
In his long-lived career, Pelé scored 77 goals playing for the national team. Ronaldo retired with 66 but Romario believes that the current Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
Scoring 25 goals for the national side, Les Blues are yet to taste defeat in a game which the Real Madrid striker has scored in.
On Thursday, European heavyweights France will host South American giants Brazil in one of the highlight fixtures of the international break. The two sides will lock horns in a friendly at the Stade de France, a game which will see an array of attacking talents at hand for the fans across the globe to enjoy.
Brazil boast the likes of Neymar, Oscar, and Philippe Coutinho. Les Blues, undefeated... Read the rest of the article »
Includes Coverage of Denmark vs. USA, France vs. Brazil, and UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifying Matches
ESPN networks will combine to televise 21 matches in this month’s FIFA International match dates beginning March 25 through March 31, highlighted by Denmark vs. USA on Wednesday, March 25 at 3 p.m. ET (kickoff at 3:15 p.m.) on ESPN and WatchESPN from NRGi Park in Aarhus, Denmark.
Eleven of the 23 players from U.S. Men’s National Team’s 2014 FIFA World Cup roster in... Read the rest of the article »
France and Brazil will go head to head at the Stade de France in an international friendly on Thursday, the 26th of March. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for France vs Brazil below.
The World Cup 1998 finalists will meet in an exhibition match which will serve as good practice as Brazil and France prepare for the Copa American and the Euro 2016 respectively. France will not have to compete in the Euro 2016 Qualification campaign being the host nation and will use friendlies to make sure they are in the right shape before the event.
There will be some big stars during the... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian scored from a free kick in stoppage time. Orlando was playing with ten men in the last ten minutes.
The game was already in stoppage time and New York City FC was about to come out of the Orlando with three points. That was until Orlando’s captain Kaká saved the day. New York and Orlando tied 1-1 thanks to a last-minute goal by the Brazilian.
After the first half ended scoreless, New York City took the lead in the 76th minute with Diskerud finding the back of the net after... Read the rest of the article »
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 »