Brazil

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Xavi apologises for comment after Alves accusations

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez apologised Sunday for a comment he had made about Dani Alves, who was arrested earlier this week following sexual assault allegations.

January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

Barca coach Xavi in 'state of shock' over Alves accusations

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez said Saturday that he is in "a state of shock" after Dani Alves's arrest on sexual assault allegations.

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

Ronaldinho's son on trial with Barca youth academy

Joao Mendes, son of former Brazil and Barcelona forward Ronaldinho, is undergoing trials with Barca's youth team, Spanish media reported on Thursday.

January 10, 2023
January 10, 2023

Dani Alves under investigation for sexual assault

Former Barcelona and Brazil defender Dani Alves is under investigation over an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in a nightclub in Spain last month, Catalonia's Supreme Court said on Tuesday.

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

PSG's Messi to be rested for French Cup match

Lionel Messi will be rested for Paris St Germain's French Cup game at third division side Chateauroux as the Argentine forward needs more time to recover from his world Cup winning campaign, coach Christophe Galtier said on Thursday.

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

Pele gets resting place in world's tallest vertical cemetery

Pele was a footballer like no other, and his final resting place will be exceptional, too: a large replica stadium complete with artificial turf inside the world's tallest vertical cemetery.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Brazil says final farewell to 'King' Pele

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva led the tributes Tuesday as Brazil said its final farewell to late football legend Pele, widely regarded as the greatest player of all time.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Brazil pays final respects to football giant Pele

An emotional Brazil began paying its final respects Monday to football legend Pele with a wake at the stadium where he first took the world's breath away with his dazzling skill.

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

FIFA to ask all countries to name a stadium for Pele: Infantino

FIFA will ask all the world's countries to name a stadium for Brazilian football legend Pele, the head of the sport's governing body, Gianni Infantino, said Monday at the late icon's wake.

December 31, 2022
December 31, 2022

Pele's barber of 60 years laments a double loss

The Brazilian barber who cut Pele's hair for more than 60 years is lamenting the loss of both a customer and a close friend.