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Kaka Has World Cup Finals Chance with Brazil, but Damage May Already Be Done
Just last Saturday, with 60 days to go until the start of the 2014 World Cup, I was asked by Bleacher Report to predict has brought to the squad, around 20 of the picks were relatively straightforward assuming that injury does not strike between now and June.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Brazil's Anti-FIFA Protests: Not Little, But Definitely Late
As ironic as it may sound, the kingpin of FIFA World Cup soccer has managed to stage the biggest anti-FIFA protests ever.
Football: No Brazil move for Anelka, says Mineiro
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro said Tuesday they have scrapped plans to sign controversial French forward Nicolas Anelka.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Neymar has a new supermodel girlfriend Gabriella Lenzi
Turn on the TV and there's a good chance he'll be looking back at you. Open a newspaper and there he is too, his head popping out of the corner of every second advertisement, including, no word of a lie, one for roofing supplies, which to be fair looks as though it was done in his earlier days.
Calls For Technology In Rio Following Final Controversy
Sunday 13th April was the day of Brazil's state championship finals. All over the country, bitter neighbours battled against each other to claim the accolade of state champion and hold the bragging rights for another season.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Mike Tirico & Bob Ley to Host ESPN's FIFA World Cup Coverage
Mike Tirico and Bob Ley, two of the industry's most respected voices, will again serve as hosts of ESPN's FIFA WORLD Cup coverage.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Brazilian club releases Adriano after 4 matches
Adriano of Brazil's Atletico Paranaense, left, celebrates with teammate Matias Mirabaje after scoring against Bolivia's The Strongest at a Copa Libertadores soccer match in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
Velez leads Argentine clubs in Copa Libertadores
Argentina's Velez Sarsfield's Roberto Nanni reacts after scoring a disallowed goal against Peru's Universitario at a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Patrice Evra vs. Bayern Munich and 20 Great Goals by Full Backs
Manchester United might have been knocked out of the Champions League by Bayern Munich on Wednesday night, but - for a few seconds at least - Patrice Evra 's thunderbolt effort gave United fans real hope that they were going to pull off an unexpected and spectacular win.
Is the Concentracao an Outdated Concept That Is Harming Brazilian Football?
In theory, it may sound an excellent innovation. To give players the maximum opportunity for rest and relaxation prior to the Or, if observed in a slightly less rose-tinted fashion, the lack of trust placed in the playing staff to stay out of trouble in the hours leading up to a match.
When football turns nice! Barca fans applauding victorious Atletico...
Defeat is never easy to take, but there are times when you have to admit you've been beaten by the better side and give them the credit they deserve.
10 Hardest Feats to Accomplish in World Football
Here we name 10 of the hardest feats to achieve in football, focusing on accomplishments that, while very rare, are still feasible.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
World Sports at 1330 GMT
BELEK, Turkey With sports federations demanding a "Plan B" because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Thomas Bach promised Wednesday to take action to ease the crisis threatening the 2016 Olympics.
The big questions left for Big Phil as Brazil squad takes shape
In just over a month, Luiz Felipe Scolari will name his provisional squad for the 2014 World Cup.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Striker Adriano scores again after 2 years
Adriano netted in Atletico Paranaense's 2-1 loss to The Strongest of Bolivia, a result that eliminated the Brazilian club from the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday.
Valentino Rossi Visits Brazil, Plays Soccer With Cafu
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi returned to Brazil today, exactly one year after his last visit, to bring a little MotoGP magic back to South America.
the Blog from Brazil: Anelka aims to fill the void left by Seedorf...
The World Cup is just 65 days away and excitement is building. Each week our man in Brazil, Joe Callaghan , brings us the latest news and views from South America and provides a flavour of exactly how the World Cup in Brazil is shaping up.
The New Zealand Herald
5 Mexico players to watch at the World Cup
With few big names in its squad, Mexico could find it hard to make it out of its World Cup group.
Brazil ready to play for World Cup title at home
While organizers race against the clock to get the country ready to host the tournament, the national team is counting the days until the June 12 opener against Croatia .
5 Brazil players to watch at the World Cup
Without as many stars as in previous tournaments, Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will rely on a squad mixed with young talents such as Neymar and some more experienced players such as Thiago Silva.