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# brazil - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Pele 'doing well' after treatment in Paris hospital
# On The Mend
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# On The Mend

Pele 'doing well' after treatment in Paris hospital

Apr 4th 2019, 8:39 AM 1,466 Views 0 Comments

The 78-year-old was receiving antibiotics prior to the long flight back to his home country.

# brazil - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:30 PM 4,102 Views 4 Comments

The 78-year-old was being treated for ‘a light fever’ prior to the long flight back to his home country.

# brazil - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe
# Goal Machine
From The42
# Goal Machine

'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:52 PM 4,911 Views 16 Comments

Last year the French star became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final after Pele.

# brazil - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Brazil boss Tite issues warning to Real Madrid youngster ahead of Copa America
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

Brazil boss Tite issues warning to Real Madrid youngster ahead of Copa America

Mar 27th 2019, 2:20 PM 7,506 Views 1 Comment

Vinicius Junior could be excluded from the national team squad if he fails to impress for his club.

# brazil - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Man City's Jesus hits double to seal unconvincing win for Brazil
# Report
From The42
# Report

Man City's Jesus hits double to seal unconvincing win for Brazil

Mar 26th 2019, 10:39 PM 5,509 Views 7 Comments

Tite’s team previously faced strong criticism after being held to a 1-1 draw by Panama.

# brazil - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Brazil boss refusing to panic after woeful Panama draw
# Calm
From The42
# Calm

Brazil boss refusing to panic after woeful Panama draw

Mar 24th 2019, 12:21 AM 9,128 Views 6 Comments

Tite is not too concerned by the disappointing performance.

# brazil - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Former pupils shoot dead eight people at Brazilian school
# Sao Paulo
# Sao Paulo

Former pupils shoot dead eight people at Brazilian school

Mar 14th 2019, 7:05 AM 13,493 Views 6 Comments

The victims included five teenagers who attended the secondary school.

# brazil - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival
# Jair Bolsonaro
# Jair Bolsonaro

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival

Mar 7th 2019, 7:22 AM 22,748 Views 25 Comments

The 40-second clip was reportedly filmed at the country’s famous Carnival festival.

# brazil - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'I rang Brian to tell him I was going to retire... it took him nearly ten days to get back to me'
# Macca
From The42
# Macca

'I rang Brian to tell him I was going to retire... it took him nearly ten days to get back to me'

Feb 17th 2019, 8:00 AM 57,503 Views 12 Comments

Jason McAteer looks forward to being reunited with Mick McCarthy at the Seán Cox Fundraiser in April.

# brazil - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

I'm glad he saved my header: Pele still in disbelief at Banks' Save of the Century
# A Terrible Beauty
From The42
# A Terrible Beauty

I'm glad he saved my header: Pele still in disbelief at Banks' Save of the Century

Feb 12th 2019, 4:15 PM 5,616 Views 1 Comment

‘Even now when I watch it l, I can’t believe it,’ said the Brazilian great of Banks’ save against him at the 1970 World Cup.

# brazil - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Ten teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, named as victims of Rio football club fire
# Flamengo
# Flamengo

Ten teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, named as victims of Rio football club fire

Feb 9th 2019, 3:35 PM 12,675 Views 2 Comments

“These boys suffer so much in pursuing their dreams” of becoming professional players, club fan Caros Eduardo Araujo said.

'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback

Feb 9th 2019, 8:59 AM 7,716 Views 3 Comments

Having not stepped foot in the octagon since 2017, the Brazilian was overcome with emotion in Melbourne on Saturday.

# brazil - Monday 4 February, 2019

Brazil dam disaster death toll rises to 134, with 199 still missing
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazil dam disaster death toll rises to 134, with 199 still missing

Feb 4th 2019, 10:32 PM 8,104 Views 1 Comment

Those listed as missing are presumed dead, but not yet located under the layers of muddy mining waste.

'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil
# Run It Back
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# Run It Back

'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil

Feb 4th 2019, 3:45 PM 7,946 Views 6 Comments

The Irishman knocked out the featherweight kingpin in 2015, ending his 10-year unbeaten run.

# brazil - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Jose Aldo bags $50,000 Performance of the Night prize with second-round TKO
# UFC Fortaleza
From The42
# UFC Fortaleza

Jose Aldo bags $50,000 Performance of the Night prize with second-round TKO

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:13 AM 14,599 Views 7 Comments

The 32-year-old overcame Renato Moicano at UFC Fortaleza on Saturday night in front of a home crowd.

# brazil - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Eleven dead and nearly 300 missing in Brazil dam disaster
# Dam Disaster
# Dam Disaster

Eleven dead and nearly 300 missing in Brazil dam disaster

Updated Jan 26th 2019, 7:27 PM 15,772 Views 3 Comments

A total of 176 survivors have been rescued so far, 23 of whom were hospitalized.

# brazil - Friday 25 January, 2019

200 people missing, homes destroyed after Brazil dam collapses
# Brumaldinho
# Brumaldinho

200 people missing, homes destroyed after Brazil dam collapses

Jan 25th 2019, 10:30 PM 16,516 Views 3 Comments

Television images showed helicopters being used to rescue people stuck in mud and a wide swath of destruction.

# brazil - Monday 7 January, 2019

Man tries to rob female UFC star in Rio - immediately regrets decision
# Polyana Viana
# Polyana Viana

Man tries to rob female UFC star in Rio - immediately regrets decision

Jan 7th 2019, 10:07 PM 84,582 Views 46 Comments

The attempted crime happened late on Saturday.

# brazil - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico
# Different Class
From The42
# Different Class

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:57 PM 7,187 Views 16 Comments

Pele had all the attributes that a footballer needs, according to the 1970s and 80s Brazil star.

# brazil - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'Trump of the Tropics': Jair Bolsonaro praised as he is sworn in as Brazil's new president
# Jair Bolsonaro
# Jair Bolsonaro

'Trump of the Tropics': Jair Bolsonaro praised as he is sworn in as Brazil's new president

Jan 1st 2019, 6:56 PM 15,923 Views 35 Comments

“The USA is with you!” Trump tweeted out today in response to Bolsonaro’s inauguration speech.

# brazil - Friday 7 December, 2018

Hostages among 12 dead in foiled Brazil bank robberies
# Milagres
# Milagres

Hostages among 12 dead in foiled Brazil bank robberies

Dec 7th 2018, 7:39 PM 15,349 Views 0 Comments

Five of the dead hostages were members of the same family and included two children.

# brazil - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Pele on Neymar: 'The God of football gave you the gift. What you do complicates it'
# Theatrics
From The42
# Theatrics

Pele on Neymar: 'The God of football gave you the gift. What you do complicates it'

Dec 5th 2018, 4:41 PM 10,242 Views 9 Comments

The PSG star was criticised for perceived theatrics at the World Cup and the Brazilian legend thinks he should focus on using his ability more

# brazil - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

This remote Brazilian school has been named the world's best new building
# Children Village
# Children Village

This remote Brazilian school has been named the world's best new building

Nov 21st 2018, 3:00 PM 22,166 Views 15 Comments

This year’s Royal Institute of British Architects prize goes to Children Village in Brazil.

# brazil - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro
# Jair Bolsonaro
# Jair Bolsonaro

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:30 AM 26,330 Views 129 Comments

The far-right politician has previously said he is “very proud” to be homophobic.

# brazil - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?
# Far-right
# Far-right

'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?

Oct 30th 2018, 8:22 AM 16,622 Views 41 Comments

Bolsonaro garnered just over 55% in Sunday’s election.

# brazil - Friday 19 October, 2018

Russian futsal player scores sensational own goal in Youth Olympics final
# Net-burster
From The42
# Net-burster

Russian futsal player scores sensational own goal in Youth Olympics final

Oct 19th 2018, 10:18 AM 7,734 Views 5 Comments

Danil Karpuik saw his side lose 4-1 to Brazil after the error handed them an opener.

# brazil - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat
# South America
From The42
# South America

Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat

Oct 16th 2018, 10:26 PM 5,860 Views 0 Comments

Brazil edged past Argentina in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday thanks to Miranda’s dramatic late winner.

# brazil - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election
# Bolsonaro V Haddad
# Bolsonaro V Haddad

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election

Oct 14th 2018, 7:00 PM 10,455 Views 11 Comments

The two remaining candidates launched rejigged campaigns this week.

# brazil - Monday 8 October, 2018

Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory
# First Round
# First Round

Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory

Oct 8th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,289 Views 55 Comments

The former paratrooper was stabbed while campaigning in September.

# brazil - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know

Oct 7th 2018, 11:23 AM 9,148 Views 14 Comments

Voting today was to start at 8am (11am Irish time). Initial results are expected late this evening.

# brazil - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Nine fatally shot by police in escape from Brazilian jail
# Jail Break
# Jail Break

Nine fatally shot by police in escape from Brazilian jail

Oct 3rd 2018, 10:50 PM 11,502 Views 8 Comments

19 others remain on the run from the Barra de Grota prison.

# brazil - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'I was ready to give up football' - Richarlison recalls incredible journey to Brazil first team
# Never Give Up
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# Never Give Up

'I was ready to give up football' - Richarlison recalls incredible journey to Brazil first team

Sep 12th 2018, 10:36 PM 7,386 Views 6 Comments

The forward almost gave up on the game but he is now celebrating a brilliant introduction with Brazil.

'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card
# Enough Is Enough
From The42
# Enough Is Enough

'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card

Sep 12th 2018, 3:58 PM 12,507 Views 8 Comments

The Brazil captain felt he was harshly booked during his side’s rout of El Salvador in Washington

# brazil - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'
# Human Rights Defenders
# Human Rights Defenders

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Sep 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,095 Views 10 Comments

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

# brazil - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Captain fantastic: Neymar and Firmino on target as Brazil cruise to victory over USA
# Brazil
From The42
# Brazil

Captain fantastic: Neymar and Firmino on target as Brazil cruise to victory over USA

Sep 8th 2018, 12:41 PM 7,449 Views 3 Comments

PSG star Neymar scored on his first outing as national team captain on Friday night.

# brazil - Friday 7 September, 2018

Brazil's presidential frontrunner stabbed at campaign rally
# Jair Bolsonaro
# Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's presidential frontrunner stabbed at campaign rally

Sep 7th 2018, 7:15 AM 8,445 Views 8 Comments

The popular right-wing candidate suffered multiple wounds in the attack.

# brazil - Monday 3 September, 2018

Cutbacks blamed as massive fire guts Brazil's national museum
# National Museum Of Brazil
# National Museum Of Brazil

Cutbacks blamed as massive fire guts Brazil's national museum

Sep 3rd 2018, 11:04 PM 8,733 Views 5 Comments

Around 500 protesters formed a human chain around the museum’s still-smoldering remains.

'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio
# Incalcuable
# Incalcuable

'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio

Sep 3rd 2018, 7:12 AM 14,462 Views 6 Comments

The fire “spread very quickly”, officials said.

# brazil - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Everton star Richarlison earns first Brazil call-up
# Selecao
From The42
# Selecao

Everton star Richarlison earns first Brazil call-up

Aug 28th 2018, 9:45 AM 5,137 Views 0 Comments

Richarlison is set to serve a three-match ban for Everton but he has been boosted by international recognition.

# brazil - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'
# Frustrated
From The42
# Frustrated

'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'

Aug 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 9,754 Views 6 Comments

After their friendly defeat to Arsenal in Dublin, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri revealed his frustration at the Brazilian star’s delayed return.