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Is football losing its lustre in Brazil?

2014-12-13 09:27

Brazilian football has not had the best of years amid signs the national game is losing its lustre.

Neymar, Messi shine for country

2014-11-13 07:22

Barcelona teammates Neymar and Lionel Messi were both on target as Brazil and Argentina claimed international friendly wins.

Hulk defends Brazil absence

2014-11-01 21:16

Brazil forward Hulk has defended his absence from the national squad for his country's first post-SWC friendlies under new coach Dunga.

Neymar revels in goal glut

2014-10-15 08:59

Neymar was left overjoyed with his four-goal haul against Japan, saying even the thought of it still gives him "goosebumps".

Dunga in hot water

2014-10-13 13:12

Dunga denied insinuating drug use in the Argentina camp after he was filmed pinching his nose and pointing at the rival bench.

Maxwell ends Brazil career

2014-10-10 10:50

Paris Saint-Germain full-back Maxwell has announced his retirement from international football with immediate effect.

Willian strike gives Brazil victory

2014-09-10 07:04

Willian's strike against Ecuador helped the Brazilians to a 1-0 victory in an international friendly in New Jersey.

Dunga rings changes for Brazil

2014-08-19 17:55

Brazil coach Dunga has announced the first squad of his second spell in charge, retaining 10 of those who featured at the SWC.

Brazil drama over for Luiz

2014-08-07 18:00

Brazil defender David Luiz has insisted he was over his SWC heartbreak as he was unveiled as a new Paris Saint-Germain player.

Neymar: Back is improving

2014-07-31 11:03

Brazil and Barcelona star Neymar says his back injury is improving and he is looking forward to the start of the Spanish season.

Dunga slams Neymar

2014-07-29 13:47

After his recent appointment as the head coach of Brazil, Dunga has come out and slammed the country's leading player.

Dunga back in Brazil hot seat

2014-07-22 17:30

The Brazilian Football Confederation have appointed Dunga as Brazil's national coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari.

We tried, says Neymar

2014-07-21 09:03

Brazil starlet Neymar says his team strove hard for SWC glory, but other countries have moved ahead of them and they must catch up.

Brazil in cull of backroom staff

2014-07-16 08:14

Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned from his position as Brazil coach, but he wasn't the only one to see the door.

Blatter: Brazil 2014 better than SA 2010

2014-07-15 10:00

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lavished praise on Brazil's SWC, rating it higher than the 2010 edition in SA.

Fred retires from Brazil duty

2014-07-14 10:59

Brazil striker Fred has announced his retirement from international football after a dismal showing in the 2014 SWC.

Brazil celebrates rivals defeat

2014-07-14 09:31

Brazilians bitter about their team's disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina's defeat to Germany in the final on Sunday.

Blatter jeered at SWC final

2014-07-14 07:21

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff and FIFA President Sepp Blatter have been jeered and whistled by spectators at the SWC final.

Scolari future still undecided

2014-07-13 12:00

Luiz Felipe Scolari has left a decision on his future as Brazil coach to the country's federation after their SWC campaign ended.

Calls for Scolari to keep job

2014-07-12 12:34

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari should stay as coach even though the hosts were humiliated by Germany, a Brazilian official says.

Neymar on best player shortlist

2014-07-11 21:59

Brazil's injured star Neymar is on a shortlist for the Soccer World Cup's best player which also includes seven names from the final.

Zico: Sack Scolari

2014-07-11 08:32

Zico has outlined his vision for the future of soccer in his homeland and it begins with sacking Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Dutch not up for playoff

2014-07-10 19:00

The Netherlands squad must stay at the World Cup when coach Louis van Gaal dearly wishes they could just go home.

Neymar's recovery 'going well'

2014-07-10 11:49

Barcelona have reported that Neymar is making a good progress as he begins his recovery after suffering a fractured vertebra.

Hummels: Germany eased off

2014-07-10 10:40

Mats Hummels has revealed the team made a joint decision at half-time against Brazil to ease off and "try not to humiliate" the hosts.

 

Pele 'recovering well'

2014-11-14 23:59

A Brazilian hospital says Pele is "recovering well" after undergoing surgery to remove kidney stones.

Brazilian legend hospitalised

2014-11-13 07:16

Brazilian legend Pele was taken to hospital with a stomach ailment, missing an event at the museum honoring his career in Santos.

Dunga cracks whip on Brazil

2014-10-23 21:02

Brazil players are being told not to wear hats, earrings or flip-flops while serving the national team under Dunga.

Neymar brilliance sinks Japan

2014-10-14 15:21

Neymar thumped four goals past Japan in a spectacular solo performance as Brazil hammered the Asian champions.

Brazil down Argentina in Beijing

2014-10-11 17:47

Lionel Messi missed a first-half penalty as Brazil beat Argentina in a fiercely contested "Superclasico" friendly in Beijing.

Brazil pleased with Dunga

2014-09-10 21:34

Dunga can be satisfied with his first few weeks back in charge of Brazil emerging from the ashes of the SWC.

Brazil seeking redemption

2014-09-04 20:22

Less than two months after the worst defeat in their history, Brazil are set to embark on a new path against Colombia.

Neymar in training with Barca

2014-08-14 11:53

Brazil star Neymar has returned to training with Barcelona for the first time since fracturing a vertebra in his back.

Neymar returns to training

2014-08-06 13:05

Brazilian striker Neymar has returned to training for Barcelona after fracturing vertebra in his back at the Soccer World cup.

Tuesday's soccer wrap

2014-07-29 15:15

The soccer world is abuzz with news ahead of the 2014/15 season and here is your one stop destination for all of Tuesday's news.

Madiba inspired Dunga return

2014-07-22 19:29

New Brazil coach Dunga has cited Nelson Mandela as an inspiration on taking the reins of the national side for a second time.

Brazil to name Dunga as coach

2014-07-21 18:11

Brazil is set to name its new national team coach, with reports suggesting Carlos Dunga is likely to return to the post.

Dunga favourite to coach Brazil

2014-07-19 07:03

Former SWC winning captain Dunga is the favourite on a short list of candidates to coach Brazil's national soccer team.

Brazil declares SWC 'victory'

2014-07-15 10:15

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has declared as a victory the giant nation's staging of the Soccer World Cup.

Scolari departure confirmed

2014-07-15 09:12

The Confederation of Brazilian Football has confirmed that head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned from his role.

Worries? What worries?

2014-07-14 10:06

What worries? Overall, the 2014 edition of the Soccer World Cup hosted in Brazil scores high marks on and off the field .

Brazil fires Scolari: reports

2014-07-14 07:41

Brazil's football confederation will not renew national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's contract, local media have reported.

Cesar's Brazil career is over

2014-07-13 12:01

Goalkeeper Julio Cesar has admitted that his international career is over after Brazil's SWC campaign ended in disappointment.

As it happened: Brazil v Netherlands

2014-07-13 00:00

Recap the third/fourth place playoff match between hosts Brazil and the Netherlands.

Rousseff: Brazil passed test!

2014-07-12 07:12

Brazil has proved its doubters wrong by putting on a highly successful Soccer World Cup, president Dilma Rousseff says.

Neymar: God blessed me

2014-07-11 09:01

Neymar cried as he recalled the challenge that ended his SWC and said he felt blessed not to have ended up in a wheelchair.

Neymar to cheer for Argentina

2014-07-11 07:41

Injured Brazilian striker Neymar wants his Argentine Barcelona team-mates to win the 2014 Soccer World Cup.

Neymar joins 3rd place playoff

2014-07-10 13:09

Brazil's injured striker Neymar will attend the third place playoff when the battered SWC hosts take on the Netherlands.

CBF to discuss Scolari's future

2014-07-10 11:00

Luiz Felipe Scolari has revealed he will discuss his future with the CBF after Saturday's third-place play-off against the Netherlands.

'Nobody will die', says Scolari

2014-07-10 09:11

Luiz Felipe Scolari defended his record as the football-mad nation struggled to absorb the semi-final debacle.

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