Brazil football

Neymar to lead Brazil in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

The return to international play could be a welcome break for Neymar, who has had a tumultuous time since losing with the Champions League final with Paris Saint-Germain.

published on : 19th September 2020

FIFA World Cup 2018: We have to learn to suffer, says Brazil's Neymar

Neymar said Brazil need to learn to suffer after their 2-0 win over Mexico on Monday booked a World Cup quarter-final place.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Colombia outscore Brazil, Argentina over two FIFA World Cups

A look at Colombia's matches at this World Cup and the 2014 edition in Brazil reveals they have been more effective in total than their bigger South American opponents while also playing fewer games.

published on : 30th June 2018

Brazilians finally see less diving from Neymar at FIFA World Cup 2018

Brazilian media even started monitoring his dives during games, and the internet was filled with images showing the Paris Saint-Germain player falling and rolling around on different occasions.

published on : 29th June 2018

Blind it like Brazil

Coach Tite’s eagerness to take the best from different styles & evolve following needs of the modern game has rejuvenated the Selecao

published on : 29th June 2018

Coach Tite backs Brazil to grow in FIFA World Cup's knock-out phase

With Germany having failing to advanced past the first round for the first time in 80 years, Brazil are now installed with many bookmakers as they favourite to win the World Cup.

published on : 28th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil coach Tite defends Neymar over Fabio Capello 'diver' jibe

Tite was in a buoyant mood ahead of Brazil's final Group E match against Serbia on Wednesday until asked about Capello's remarks to Italian television.

published on : 26th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: With Neymar's tears, might emotional frailty prove Brazil's undoing?

While the squad can be excused for feeling some pressure, not everyone back home has been sympathetic towards Neymar for his tears and his perceived play-acting in the Costa Rica game.

published on : 26th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar's father calls for social media truce

Neymar's father said that the online insults could "contaminate" his son and pleaded with supporters "to use the correct weapons, such as faith and prayers."

published on : 25th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar 'fully recovered' from foot injury, says Brazil team doctor

Brazil's team doctor sought to reassure Brazilian media worried about Neymar's fitness after he limped out of a training session with a sore right ankle.

published on : 24th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar needs more time, says Brazil coach Tite

The Costa Rica game was just Neymar's fourth game since returning from three and a half months out with a fractured metatarsal at the end of last season.

published on : 23rd June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar's tears after Costa Rica win worry nervous Brazilians

At the final whistle of the Costa Rica game, the striker -- described as a genius by his coach Tite and a petulant brat by his many detractors -- sank to the turf, sobbing.

published on : 23rd June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar hits back at criticism over his emotional reaction after Brazil win

Neymar's emotions at the end highlighted Brazil's relief at getting their first win of the tournament after being held 1-1 by Switzerland in their opening match.

published on : 23rd June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar back training ahead of Costa Rica game, says Brazilian FA

On Tuesday, the world's most expensive player hobbled out of a session in full view of the cameras, complaining of a problem with his right ankle.

published on : 20th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar limps out of training, setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing

The 26-year-old could be seen grimacing as he held his right ankle after feeling pain as he took part in a light session.

published on : 20th June 2018
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