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#Brazil

# brazil - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Film about 'the greatest footballer never to play football' hits cinemas this week
# Conman
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# Conman

Film about 'the greatest footballer never to play football' hits cinemas this week

Jul 24th 2018, 2:02 PM 13,190 Views 1 Comment

A new documentary tells the barely-believable story of Brazilian Carlos Kaiser.

Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF
# Economic Crisis
# Economic Crisis

Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF

Jul 24th 2018, 12:06 PM 24,184 Views 85 Comments

The South American nation is in the midst of a five-year economic crisis.

# brazil - Saturday 21 July, 2018

'Do you think I want to suffer tackles? It hurts' - Neymar defends much-maligned theatrics
# Targeted
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# Targeted

'Do you think I want to suffer tackles? It hurts' - Neymar defends much-maligned theatrics

Jul 21st 2018, 4:47 PM 7,717 Views 26 Comments

The forward has faced criticism for going to ground too easily, but claims to be the subject of rough treatment.

# brazil - Friday 20 July, 2018

Brazilian police arrest 'celebrity' surgeon after patient's death
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

Brazilian police arrest 'celebrity' surgeon after patient's death

Jul 20th 2018, 3:09 PM 18,783 Views 15 Comments

Denis Cesar Barros Furtado went on the run when one of his female patients died after he gave her injections to enlarge her buttocks.

'I want to see these people in Neymar's place... Criticising is a weapon of the weak'
# Ease Up
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# Ease Up

'I want to see these people in Neymar's place... Criticising is a weapon of the weak'

Jul 20th 2018, 10:57 AM 4,041 Views 5 Comments

Neymar was a regularly criticised during the World Cup, but Dani Alves feels he was unfairly treated.

# brazil - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Brazil legend Ronaldo: I expected more from Neymar at World Cup
# Below Par
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# Below Par

Brazil legend Ronaldo: I expected more from Neymar at World Cup

Jul 11th 2018, 9:13 PM 6,875 Views 10 Comments

The Paris Saint-Germain forward’s struggles in Russia did not go unnoticed by one of the greatest players in World Cup history

# brazil - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Brazil Football Federation condemns online racial abuse towards Fernandinho
# Unsavoury
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# Unsavoury

Brazil Football Federation condemns online racial abuse towards Fernandinho

Jul 8th 2018, 9:58 PM 11,295 Views 11 Comments

The Man City player has been targeted following Brazil’s World Cup exit.

'Welcome back' - Barcelona midfielder Paulinho returns to Chinese Super League
# Transfer
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# Transfer

'Welcome back' - Barcelona midfielder Paulinho returns to Chinese Super League

Jul 8th 2018, 9:24 PM 14,711 Views 17 Comments

Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande have announced the return of former midfielder Paulinho.

# brazil - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Neymar struggling to 'find the strength to play again' after saddest moment of his career
# Going Home
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# Going Home

Neymar struggling to 'find the strength to play again' after saddest moment of his career

Jul 7th 2018, 5:39 PM 11,344 Views 27 Comments

The Brazil star endured quarter-final heartache against Belgium on Friday night.

'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium
# Russia 2018
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# Russia 2018

'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium

Jul 7th 2018, 9:11 AM 7,040 Views 18 Comments

Roberto Martinez’s side are into a World Cup semi-final.

# brazil - Friday 6 July, 2018

Belgium survive Brazil second half surge to book World Cup semi-final spot
# Momentous Win
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# Momentous Win

Belgium survive Brazil second half surge to book World Cup semi-final spot

Jul 6th 2018, 8:58 PM 33,556 Views 82 Comments

Kevin De Bruyne starred as Belgium dump Brazil out of the World Cup.

A devastating counter attack and De Bruyne bullet has Belgium in control against Brazil
# Gone In 16 Seconds
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# Gone In 16 Seconds

A devastating counter attack and De Bruyne bullet has Belgium in control against Brazil

Jul 6th 2018, 7:43 PM 9,209 Views 20 Comments

Brazil were absolutely bedeviled.

As it happened: Brazil v Belgium, World Cup quarter-final From The42
Live Jul 6th 2018, 6:01 PM

As it happened: Brazil v Belgium, World Cup quarter-final

Manchester City defender ruled out of the remainder of Brazil's World Cup campaign
# Oh Danny Boy
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# Oh Danny Boy

Manchester City defender ruled out of the remainder of Brazil's World Cup campaign

Jul 6th 2018, 10:32 AM 7,151 Views 0 Comments

An ankle injury will see Danilo miss the rest of the tournament in Russia, it has been confirmed.

# brazil - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'To me he's not an actor... Neymar in the future will be the best in the world'
# Support
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# Support

'To me he's not an actor... Neymar in the future will be the best in the world'

Jul 5th 2018, 11:29 PM 8,327 Views 15 Comments

Romelu Lukaku has some sympathy for the under-fire Brazil star.

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez
# Heart Eyes Emoji
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# Heart Eyes Emoji

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez

Jul 5th 2018, 9:56 PM 2,985 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea playmaker has been integral to Belgium’s run to the quarter-finals.

Ronaldo reckons referees need to do a better job of protecting Neymar
# R9
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# R9

Ronaldo reckons referees need to do a better job of protecting Neymar

Jul 5th 2018, 10:49 AM 7,414 Views 19 Comments

“When people repeatedly hit me I would feel a sense of unfairness. Criticism is nonsense.”

# brazil - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'This is not the time to talk about this:' Willian unfazed by rumours of move to Barcelona
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

'This is not the time to talk about this:' Willian unfazed by rumours of move to Barcelona

Jul 4th 2018, 9:32 PM 6,702 Views 6 Comments

The Chelsea player insists he is focused on delivering a World Cup title for Brazil.

# brazil - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Thiago Silva defends Neymar theatrics after Brazil victory
# Samba Boys
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# Samba Boys

Thiago Silva defends Neymar theatrics after Brazil victory

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:44 AM 8,635 Views 12 Comments

Brazil meet Belgium in a blockbuster World Cup quarter-final on Friday and Thiago Silva is ready for a physical and technical challenge.

# brazil - Monday 2 July, 2018

As it happened: Brazil v Mexico, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jul 2nd 2018, 2:11 PM

As it happened: Brazil v Mexico, World Cup last 16

# brazil - Friday 29 June, 2018

'It's a joke' - Thiago Silva denies rift with Neymar
# Be Grand
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# Be Grand

'It's a joke' - Thiago Silva denies rift with Neymar

Jun 29th 2018, 7:26 AM 6,672 Views 9 Comments

The Brazil defender dismissed claims he had a problem with the team’s talisman.

# brazil - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Hotel mattress could be to blame for Marcelo's World Cup injury
# Sleeping Conditions
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# Sleeping Conditions

Hotel mattress could be to blame for Marcelo's World Cup injury

Jun 28th 2018, 1:50 PM 9,275 Views 8 Comments

The Real Madrid full-back was forced off early in Brazil’s win over Serbia yesterday due to back spasms.

# brazil - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

As it happened: Serbia v Brazil, World Cup, Group E From The42
Live Jun 27th 2018, 6:22 PM

As it happened: Serbia v Brazil, World Cup, Group E

# brazil - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'The most important game in my career': Serbia determined to shine in do-or-die Brazil clash
# World Cup
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# World Cup

'The most important game in my career': Serbia determined to shine in do-or-die Brazil clash

Jun 26th 2018, 7:33 PM 7,321 Views 2 Comments

The challenge of Brazil holds no fear for Aleksandar Kolarov.

# brazil - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Neymar won't need to worry about 'unfair attacks', insists Costa Rica boss
# Man Marked
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# Man Marked

Neymar won't need to worry about 'unfair attacks', insists Costa Rica boss

Jun 21st 2018, 9:58 PM 4,626 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Ramirez says Costa Rica will not go out to kick the PSG star when the sides meet on Friday.

# brazil - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Neymar limps out of training with 'painful right ankle', setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing
# Injury
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# Injury

Neymar limps out of training with 'painful right ankle', setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing

Jun 19th 2018, 4:43 PM 6,780 Views 20 Comments

After a frustrating 1-1 draw with Switzerland on Sunday night Brazil will next take on Costa Rica on Friday.

Brazil demanding explanation from Fifa for VAR controversy against Switzerland
# Swiss Miss
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# Swiss Miss

Brazil demanding explanation from Fifa for VAR controversy against Switzerland

Jun 19th 2018, 3:44 PM 11,251 Views 12 Comments

Following two contentious incidents in the 1-1 draw, Brazil have written to Fifa to seek clarity.

# brazil - Sunday 17 June, 2018

A Coutinho cracker, a push, and a penalty shout: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland
# World Cup 2018
From The42
# World Cup 2018

A Coutinho cracker, a push, and a penalty shout: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland

Jun 17th 2018, 9:12 PM 7,526 Views 17 Comments

It was honours even in tonight’s Group E clash.

# brazil - Monday 11 June, 2018

'He has the swagger of a Brazilian' - Roberto Carlos backs Alli to impress at World Cup
# Samba
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# Samba

'He has the swagger of a Brazilian' - Roberto Carlos backs Alli to impress at World Cup

Jun 11th 2018, 6:45 AM 5,233 Views 3 Comments

The former Selecao left-back believes the Three Lions can challenge for the trophy and has backed the midfielder to shine at the finals in Russia

# brazil - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Neymar accuses opponents of 'UFC' tactics after surviving first start since February
# Octagon Control
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# Octagon Control

Neymar accuses opponents of 'UFC' tactics after surviving first start since February

Jun 10th 2018, 8:54 PM 9,587 Views 15 Comments

The PSG star netted a stunning goal against Austria in Brazil’s final pre-World Cup friendly.

Neymar, Coutinho and Jesus secure win as World Cup favourites Brazil head for Russia
# Looking Good
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# Looking Good

Neymar, Coutinho and Jesus secure win as World Cup favourites Brazil head for Russia

Jun 10th 2018, 5:57 PM 9,085 Views 1 Comment

The Selecao put three unanswered goals past Austria at the Ernst-Happel-Stadium this evening.

# brazil - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Firmino brands Ramos 'an idiot' over Champions League final comments
# Red Mist
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# Red Mist

Firmino brands Ramos 'an idiot' over Champions League final comments

Jun 7th 2018, 9:52 AM 8,466 Views 15 Comments

The Liverpool forward also welcomed the prospect of Brazil goalkeeper Alisson joining him at Anfield.

# brazil - Monday 4 June, 2018

Brazil midfielder quiet amid reports of €50 million Man United move
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Brazil midfielder quiet amid reports of €50 million Man United move

Jun 4th 2018, 11:27 PM 10,597 Views 3 Comments

Fred is giving no clues to his future ahead of a rumoured switch to Old Trafford.

# brazil - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Salah and Neymar will shine in Russia — Coutinho
# Ones To Watch
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# Ones To Watch

Salah and Neymar will shine in Russia — Coutinho

Jun 3rd 2018, 1:06 PM 4,159 Views 5 Comments

Mohamed Salah and Neymar could elevate themselves to the top of the game during the World Cup, according to Philippe Coutinho.

# brazil - Friday 25 May, 2018

Ronaldinho set to marry two women at the same time
# Be Grand
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# Be Grand

Ronaldinho set to marry two women at the same time

May 25th 2018, 9:46 AM 21,167 Views 26 Comments

The trio’s relationship will be considered a three-person civil union, which is legal in Brazil.

# brazil - Friday 18 May, 2018

'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini
# Shenanigans
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# Shenanigans

'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini

May 18th 2018, 9:32 PM 48,558 Views 40 Comments

The disgraced ex-Uefa boss says the group allocations for seeded teams were done to ensure a ‘dream’ meeting at Stade de France.

# brazil - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'Nobody is more anxious than me to go back and nobody is more afraid than me'
# World Cup Return
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# World Cup Return

'Nobody is more anxious than me to go back and nobody is more afraid than me'

May 16th 2018, 10:50 AM 4,711 Views 5 Comments

Carrying Brazil’s hopes on the back of a three-month injury rehabilitation appears to be weighing heavily on Neymar.

# brazil - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Neymar nearing injury comeback for Brazil as World Cup looms
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Neymar nearing injury comeback for Brazil as World Cup looms

May 15th 2018, 8:42 AM 2,534 Views 1 Comment

Brazil hope the PSG superstar will be back from injury for their friendly against the European nation at Anfield.

# brazil - Monday 14 May, 2018

How a LeBron James assist played a key role Brazil's resurgence
# Talking Hoop
From The42
# Talking Hoop

How a LeBron James assist played a key role Brazil's resurgence

May 14th 2018, 4:07 PM 4,529 Views 1 Comment

The attitude of the basketball icon on the big stage is what the Brazil coach has attempted to instil in his squad.

# brazil - Friday 27 April, 2018

Photographer disqualified from contest as winning image features 'stuffed' animal
# Anteater
# Anteater

Photographer disqualified from contest as winning image features 'stuffed' animal

Apr 27th 2018, 3:16 PM 53,132 Views 29 Comments

The photo allegedly features a taxidermy specimen.