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June, 2018

  • 17 June

    2018 World Cup: Brazil Held By Switzerland In Campaign Opener

    Favourites Brazil were on Sunday forced to a thrilling 1-1 draw by Switzerland in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup. Played before a lively crowd in the Russian city of Rostov, the Selecao began the game in a bristling form, with their forward line of Neymar, Gabriel Jesus, Willian …

  • 3 June

    Neymar Dazzles As Brazil Win Croatia In World Cup Warm-Up

    Neymar returned from injury by scoring a superb goal for Brazil in their 2-0 win over Nigeria’s World Cup opponent, Croatia, on Sunday in a warm-up game at Anfield. The striker had sustained a horrific injury 98 days ago while playing for his club, Paris Saint-Germain, which sparked fears in Brazil …

May, 2018

  • 24 May

    Ronaldinho To Marry His Two Girlfriends On Same Day

    Ronaldinho, former Brazil forward, will marry his two girlfriends, Priscilla Coelho and Beatriz Souza, on the same day, a report in the South American country has said. The pair have lived with the former Barcelona star in his Rio de Janeiro home since December and will formally marry him in …

  • 21 May

    27 African Migrants Rescued Off Brazil Coast  

    A boat with 27 dozen migrants from West Africa was rescued off the coast of northern Brazil, officials from the state of Maranhão said on Sunday. The state government said a fishing boat came upon the drifting vessel with 27 people aboard, including migrants from Senegal, Nigeria, Guinea, Sierra Leone …

  • 11 May

    Brazilian Banks To Close Early For World Cup Games

    Brazilian bankers can breathe a sigh of relief: they’ll be allowed to close up and watch the national team in the World Cup on television. Financial authorities in Latin America’s biggest economy have told all banks they can arrange their working hours around the far more important live coverage of …

April, 2018

  • 27 April

    FIFA Bans Brazilian Football Chief Del Nero For Life

    Football’s world governing body FIFA said Friday it had banned the head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for life following a graft probe. FIFA said in a statement that the probe revealed that Del Nero had violated multiple articles of the body’s ethics code including those …

  • 22 April

    Neymar To Recover Before World Cup – Report

    Brazilian superstar, Neymar is expected to have fully recovered from his injury a month before the World Cup in Russia, according to a French media report on Sunday. The Paris Saint-Germain forward has been recuperating in Brazil since undergoing surgery on a broken bone in his foot on March 3. …

March, 2018

  • 28 March

    Jesus Ends Germany’s Unbeaten Run

    Germany lost for the first time in 23 matches as Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus scored the only goal to give Brazil the win in Berlin. This was the first full meeting between the two nations since Germany humiliated Brazil 7-1 in the 2014 World Cup semi-final in Belo Horizonte. …

  • 1 March

    Neymar To Undergo Surgery In Brazil

    It is now certain that Brazilian superstar Neymar will undergo surgery on his fractured foot in Brazil,  ruling him out of Paris Saint-Germain’s do-or-die Champions League clash with Real Madrid on 6 March. The 26-year-old suffered a hairline fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot as well as …

February, 2018

  • 19 February

    Match Abandoned In Brazil After 10 Red, Eight Yellow Cards

    A match between Vitoria and Bahia was abandoned after there 10 red cards and eight yellow cards were issued.  After a feisty first half featuring six bookings and Denilson’s goal for the hosts, things really got out of hand after the break. Bahia were awarded a penalty in the 50th minute, …

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