Brazil

Ronaldinho, Cafu and Bebeto to play charity match for Brazil flood victims

A roster of Brazilian football greats including World Cup winners Ronaldinho, Cafu, and Bebeto will play a charity match to raise money for victims of devastating floods in the country's south, organizers said Wednesday.

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup

Brazil was chosen to host the 2027 Women's World Cup on Friday, beating a joint Belgium-Netherlands-Germany bid at a FIFA congress marked by debate about the war in Gaza.

Endrick in Brazil's Copa America squad but no Neymar

Teen phenomenon Endrick was named in Brazil's Copa America squad on Friday by coach Dorival Junior but there was no place for Neymar, who has been sidelined since suffering a serious knee injury on international duty in October.

Thirty years on, Brazil pays tribute to late F1 hero Senna

Thirty years to the day since his death following a crash that sent shockwaves around the world, Brazilians will pay homage Wednesday to Formula One superstar Ayrton Senna -- a beloved symbol of national pride comparable only to compatriot Pele.

Romario returns to professional football at 58

Brazilian football legend Romario has officially come out of retirement after 15 years since his last professional match. The 58-year-old World Cup winner has signed with America-RJ, a club playing in the 2nd division of Carioca in the Rio de Janeiro football league system.

Neymar avoids $3 mn fine for building lake at Brazilian mansion

A Brazilian court has suspended a $3 million fine imposed on soccer star Neymar last year for building a lake at his mansion on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro without an environmental license.

FIFA Rankings / Argentina stay on top, Bangladesh relegated to 184

World champions Argentina maintained their position at the top of FIFA rankings, while arch-rivals Brazil were stationed at fifth and Belgium displacing England to occupy third place, as per the rankings updated on Thursday.

Postecoglou proud of Richarlison for going public with mental health problems

Tottenham boss Ange Postecoglou has praised Richarlison for going public with his mental health issues.

Richarlison battled depression after Brazil World Cup exit

Brazil striker Richarlison battled with depression after his country's quarterfinal loss to Croatia at the 2022 World Cup and considered quitting football.

May 23, 2024
May 23, 2024

Ronaldinho, Cafu and Bebeto to play charity match for Brazil flood victims

A roster of Brazilian football greats including World Cup winners Ronaldinho, Cafu, and Bebeto will play a charity match to raise money for victims of devastating floods in the country's south, organizers said Wednesday.

May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024

Brazil to host 2027 Women's World Cup

Brazil was chosen to host the 2027 Women's World Cup on Friday, beating a joint Belgium-Netherlands-Germany bid at a FIFA congress marked by debate about the war in Gaza.

May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024

Endrick in Brazil's Copa America squad but no Neymar

Teen phenomenon Endrick was named in Brazil's Copa America squad on Friday by coach Dorival Junior but there was no place for Neymar, who has been sidelined since suffering a serious knee injury on international duty in October.

May 1, 2024
May 1, 2024

Thirty years on, Brazil pays tribute to late F1 hero Senna

Thirty years to the day since his death following a crash that sent shockwaves around the world, Brazilians will pay homage Wednesday to Formula One superstar Ayrton Senna -- a beloved symbol of national pride comparable only to compatriot Pele.

April 17, 2024
April 17, 2024

Romario returns to professional football at 58

Brazilian football legend Romario has officially come out of retirement after 15 years since his last professional match. The 58-year-old World Cup winner has signed with America-RJ, a club playing in the 2nd division of Carioca in the Rio de Janeiro football league system.

April 11, 2024
April 11, 2024

Neymar avoids $3 mn fine for building lake at Brazilian mansion

A Brazilian court has suspended a $3 million fine imposed on soccer star Neymar last year for building a lake at his mansion on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro without an environmental license.

April 4, 2024
April 4, 2024

Argentina stay on top, Bangladesh relegated to 184

World champions Argentina maintained their position at the top of FIFA rankings, while arch-rivals Brazil were stationed at fifth and Belgium displacing England to occupy third place, as per the rankings updated on Thursday.

March 30, 2024
March 30, 2024

Postecoglou proud of Richarlison for going public with mental health problems

Tottenham boss Ange Postecoglou has praised Richarlison for going public with his mental health issues.

March 28, 2024
March 28, 2024

Richarlison battled depression after Brazil World Cup exit

Brazil striker Richarlison battled with depression after his country's quarterfinal loss to Croatia at the 2022 World Cup and considered quitting football.

March 27, 2024
March 27, 2024

Brazil fight back to draw six-goal thriller with Spain

Brazil snatched a late leveller to share an entertaining and occasionally heated 3-3 friendly draw with Spain on Tuesday.

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