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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 »
Japan vs Brazil will go live on Tuesday, the 14th of October as the two sides compete in an international friendly at the Stadium of Singapore.
Brazil showed signs of recovery after picking up an impressive 2-0 victory over arch rivals Argentina. The match was highlighted by a brace from Diego Tardelli whose first two goals for the national side helped Brazil pick up an impressive win.
The Selecao head coach Dunga who has guided his side to three straight wins after taking the hot seat following Brazil's embarrassing World Cup... Read the rest of the article »
The friendly match had the added bonus of watching Lionel Messi and Neymar, two of Barcelona's superstars against each other
Brazil celebrated another victory in a friendly match against Argentina in their 100th match ever. With two goals by Diego Tardelli, the team led by Brazilian legend Dunga earned their 40th victory against their historic rivals.
Argentina dominated the first half hour of the match, but it was Tardelli who scored after 28 minutes, when a miscoordination between Zabaleta and Fernandez ended up... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian star returned to La Albiceleste after missing their last two matches due to an injury to his thigh.
Besides the end result, Lionel Messi has to be mad about another poor performance on his part with his National Team. Barcelona's superstar could not shine at all against Brazil, missing every opportunity he had to score.
The worst moment for Messi was, without a doubt, when number 10 missed another penalty kick. After 40 minutes, a controversial penalty kick was awarded to Argentina, and Messi... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Brazil vs Argentina in live streaming online or on TV. Join the millions of viewers drooling over the combination of stars such as Angel di Maria, Messi, Neymar and Kaka.
The return of Kaka and Robinho in the Selecão has spiced up the Superclásico de las Americas taking place this Saturday at the Bird’s Nest stadium in China. Obviously, the other big attraction ahead of this super clash is Lionel Messi, who has reunited with ex-Barcelona manager Tata Martino.
“Messi and I have talked about this game a lot,” captain Neymar revealed.... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid player believes Brazil's new coach can leave behind quickly the bad image left after their semifinal defeat against Germany.
Brazilian midfielder Kaká, who is returning with the National Team, believes Dunga is the right coach to earn Brazil's pride back after losing 7-1 their semifinal match against Germany in the past World Cup. Kaká feels this team can show commitment to their fans, something that the general public missed this summer:
"Pride comes and goes quickly. If you play like you're supposed... Read the rest of the article »
Prior to their matchup tomorrow, Neymar stated the Brazilians enter this match as underdogs, but will try to put on a good show for those attending the South American Clasico.
Before tomorrow's match between the two South American giants, Neymar spoke candidly about his team, how Brazil is rebuilding after the World Cup, and his matchup against his Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi. The former Santos player stated this match will be tougher for Brazil, since Argentina are not rebuilding:
"They have been playing together for a while, and we are just regrouping after... Read the rest of the article »