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Archives: Brazil

Premier League Clubs Are Benefiting From Influx Of South American Players

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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European clubs have been increasingly snatching up South American players over the past few seasons. This summer, some of the most expensive player transfers involved South American footballers: James Rodriguez to Real Madrid (£63.2m), Luis Suarez to Barcelona (£65m) and … Continue reading

Brazilian Legend Pelé Unveils New Lighting System To Enhance Community Soccer Pitches

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Brazilian soccer legend Pelé has unveiled a new lighting system which uses kinetic energy from the movement of players on a pitch, as well as solar panels; to illuminate a community soccer field in Morro da Mineira, Rio de Janiero. … Continue reading

Brazil Beat Colombia In Front Of Record Crowd in Miami

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Brazil and Colombia faced off in front of a sold-out, record breaking crowd in Miami’s Sun Life stadium as both of the team’s desire for revenge after disappointing World Cups in Brazil showed. The crowd of 73,429 broke records both … Continue reading

Brazil vs. Colombia Line-Ups; Rematch In Miami

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Brazil and Colombia meet in Miami for a rematch of the World Cup game that took place almost exactly two months ago. After four yellow cards, one broken back and Colombia’s World Cup finished the game ended 2-1 with goals … Continue reading

Brazil Announces 23-Man Squad For September Friendlies in US

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Brazil’s new head coach, Dunga, has announced his 23-man squad that will face Colombia on September 5 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami followed by a friendly against Ecuador on September 9 at Met Life Stadium in New York. Dunga … Continue reading

AC Milan Send Robinho To Santos On Loan

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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AC Milan forward Robinho will be returning to the club where he began his soccer career, Santos. The Brazilian club has confirmed a season-long loan deal for the 30-year-old player who made 23 appearances in Serie A last season. Robinho … Continue reading

Ronaldinho Terminates His Contract With Atletico Mineiro

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Former PSG, Barcelona and AC Milan attacking midfielder Ronaldinho has terminated his contract with Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro. The former Ballon d’Or winner left European soccer in 2010 to return to his South American roots. It was initially believed that … Continue reading

Future of Alexandre Pato Hangs in Balance As Transfer Fee Falls to £8million

Posted on by Luke Taylor
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Alexandre Pato went from the most exciting teenage soccer prospects at Milan to a Corinthians striker targeted by irate fans at the Brazilian club, so what happened with Pato and why is he now hated by every Corinthians fan? At … Continue reading

Brazil Appoint Dunga As New National Head Coach to Replace Luiz Felipe Scolari

Posted on by Jord Willis
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Brazil’s search for a new manager has ended with the reappointment of former captain and head coach Dunga. Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned from the position after Brazil’s disastrous ending in the World Cup, which capped off a series of timid … Continue reading

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The Worst Brazil Squad Ever: Assessing the 2014 World Cup Squad And Looking To The Future

Posted on by Derek Morriss
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In my opinion, the squad that Luis Felipe Scolari chose to represent Brazil at their own World Cup was the worst Brazil squad ever assembled. What was supposed to be a sixth World Cup championship on home soil ended in utter humiliation and exposed … Continue reading

Rebuilding Brazil Won’t Be Easy For Scolari’s Successor

Posted on by Derek Morriss
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The World Cup is over, and whilst the Germans are probably still celebrating their thoroughly deserved victory, as a Brazilian, I am more concerned about the mess that the national team is now in. Over the course of 180 minutes … Continue reading

World Soccer Talk’s Best Starting XI Of The 2014 World Cup

Posted on by Andrew Jones
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In arguably the greatest World Cup ever, the five week adventure that is the grand global tournament in Brazil has now concluded. Now in a fitting conclusion that saw a resilient and mentally strong German side win their fourth world … Continue reading

Luiz Scolari Resigns As Manager Of Brazilian National Team After World Cup Embarrassment

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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After losing two home games consecutively for the first time since 1940, Luiz Scolari resigned from his position of head coach of the Brazilian National Football Team. The 2014 World Cup host nation had a promising build up to the … Continue reading

WATCH Mario Götze’s Goal For Germany Against Argentina [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Mario Götze scored a sensational goal for Germany deep in the second half of extra time, to give Germany a 1-0 lead against Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. “That looked like golddust to the Germans” exclaimed ESPN commentator … Continue reading

Why there’s a Love-Hate Relationship Between Soccer Powers Argentina and Brazil

Posted on by Juan Arango
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Editor’s note: One of the less discussed topics at this World Cup has been the vocal animosity that Brazil fans have shown towards Argentina, whether it’s Brazilians booing the Argentina team and/or cheering on Argentina’s opposition. Now with Argentina in … Continue reading

WATCH Brazil 0-3 Netherlands Match Highlights [VIDEO]: Brazil Crash Out in Third Place Final

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It just keeps on getting worse for Brazil. After being thrashed 7-1 by Germany earlier this week, Brazil went into the Third Place Final hoping for a victory to wipe away the pain of being obliterated by the Germans. However, … Continue reading

Brazil vs Netherlands, Third Place World Cup Game: Starting Lineups, TV Listings And Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani
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As we reach the near end of what has been an exhilarating month, Brazil and Netherlands face each other today in the Third Place Final, with pride as the only prize to play for. Where to watch – The third-place … Continue reading

Third Place World Cup Game Between Netherlands-Brazil is Completely Meaningless

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I hate to burst the bubble of Brazil fans and South Americans looking forward to watching Saturday’s Third Place Final between Netherlands and Brazil, but most of the world couldn’t care about the game. The game is a glorified friendly, … Continue reading