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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Brazil

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# Brazil
Gunman shot dead by police after holding bus passengers hostage in Rio
The man boarded a bus in Rio de Janeiro earlier today.
# Sao Paulo
Brazilian judge dismisses rape case against Neymar
Neymar had denied the allegations.
# Clauvino da Silva
Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell
Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out the front door of a Rio de Janeiro jail at the weekend.
# grounded
Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in jail escape bid
His plan was apparently to leave his 19-year-old daughter inside the jail.
# top bosses
Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards
Jill Ellis and Phil Neville are among the contenders for the Women’s accolade.
# Sao Paolo
Brazil police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence
A final ruling on the case will be made by a judge.
57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot
Improvised knives appear to have been used in the turf war between rival prison gangs.
# Amapa
Brazilian miners reportedly murder Amazonian tribal leader during land invasion
Police have been deployed to the area following the killing last week.
# Awa tribe
Rare footage shows uncontacted Amazon tribe who activists say are threatened by loggers
Since taking office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of harming the Amazon rainforest.
# Hands Up
'I'm no superhero nor a perfect role model' - Neymar admits to mistakes at PSG
The Brazil international has spent almost two years with the French club but there are ongoing rumours of unhappiness.
# not having it
'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms
Ecuadoran official Roddy Zambrano was thrust into the spotlight after last week’s semi-final between Argentina and Brazil.
# with further edu
Arsenal confirm appointment of Edu as new technical director
The club’s former midfielder has left the Brazilian FA to take up the role.
# Claim
'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva
The Brazilian believes the Barcelona man has previously profited from poor calls at club level.
# Dismissal
'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card
The Brazil forward lashed out at the VAR cabin, before being pictured in tears in the tunnel.
# Selecao
Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists
Tite was unhappy with the Barcelona playmaker after his ‘corruption’ comments.
# Copa America
Marking Messi with diarrhoea 'very complicated', says Brazil defender Marquinhos
The defender received treatment for vomiting and diarrhoea on the day of Brazil’s win over Argentina.
# So near yet so var
Messi slams 'bulls**t' officiating after Argentina's Copa America exit
The Argentina star was furious following last night’s semi-final defeat to Brazil in Belo Horizonte.
# Old Rivals
Messi seeking international silverware as Argentina and Brazil clash in Copa semi-final
The two old rivals meet tonight in a huge South American tie.
# samba boys
Brazil exorcise Paraguay penalty demons to reach Copa semis
Brazil needed penalties to get past Paraguay in the Copa America quarter-finals.
# insider guide
'The weekend is crazy': An insider guide to the best Brazilian food in Dublin, from feijoada to coxinhas
On Moore Street, a restaurant is hotly tipped by Brazilians for an authentic taste of home.
# passionate plea
Brazil legend Marta gives emotional speech to the next generation after her side bows out
The all-time leading scorer in World Cups asked the next generation to step up after her side were eliminated from this year’s tournament.
# spygate
'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America
Amid accusations of spying, Tite has denied that he used a drone to watch his opponent’s training.
# Flop
Fred: 'I want to say that next season we will be better. We will be looking to challenge for trophies'
The Brazilian midfielder was signed for big money in the summer of 2018 and concedes that his debut campaign was a disappointment all round.
# Message received
'We felt it!' – Tite understanding of negative reaction from Brazil fans in Copa opener
The Brazilian boss discussed the atmosphere in Sao Paulo, where his side overcame a hostile reception.
# Slow Start
Coutinho brace silences Brazilian boos in Copa America opener
The hosts beat Bolivia 3-0 in Friday’s Group A curtain-raiser.
# samba signing
Aston Villa sign Brazilian striker Wesley for reported club record fee
The 22-year-old joins the newly promoted Villains for around €25m as they prepare to readjust to life in the Premier League.
# kenny's kids
'No one expects us to get anything against Brazil. We're the only ones who actually believe we can'
Jayson Molumby is confident Stephen Kenny’s side can spring an upset in the Toulon Tournament semi-final tomorrow afternoon.
# disappointing
'I have not had a good season,' admits ex-Reds star Coutinho after poor start to life at Barcelona
The Brazil playmaker is under no illusions about his struggles this season, but believes he will show improvement through effort.
# samba smiles
Cristiane hits hat-trick as Brazil ease past Jamaica in World Cup opener
The 34-year-old becomes the oldest player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup.
# Brazil
'Thank you all for your support': Neymar gives testimony in Rio
The Brazil and PSG forward answered the questions of authorities in Rio de Janeiro before addressing his fans.
# a difficult time
'I was vomiting' - Brazilian wonderkid suffered from anxiety over Real Madrid move
Rodrygo was unsure whether Santos and his national side’s officials would allow him bid farewell to fans before linking up with the Spanish club.
# race to be fit
Firmino on course to be fit for Champions League final after returning to training
The Brazilian missed Liverpool’s last three Premier League matches due to a thigh injury.
# Leader
'He's a man for the big games': Bernardo Silva urges Kompany to stay as contract winds down
The Belgian’s current deal is up at the end of the season and the midfielder wants Manchester City’s captain to remain at the club.
Brazil mourns 'superhero' Senna - the biggest sporting name in the country - 25 years after his death
‘Senna was carrying the flag around the world like a symbol that made so many Brazilians proud.’
# Unacceptable
'You can't get into a fight with a spectator': PSG boss hits out at Neymar after fan attack
The Brazilian lashed out on Saturday after his side lost against Rennes on penalties in the French Cup final.
# Brazil
Male model (26) dies after collapsing at São Paulo Fashion Week
Tales Soares was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
# On The Mend
Pele 'doing well' after treatment in Paris hospital
The 78-year-old was receiving antibiotics prior to the long flight back to his home country.
# Get Well Soon
Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris
The 78-year-old was being treated for ‘a light fever’ prior to the long flight back to his home country.
# Goal Machine
'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe
Last year the French star became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final after Pele.
# doubt
Brazil boss Tite issues warning to Real Madrid youngster ahead of Copa America
Vinicius Junior could be excluded from the national team squad if he fails to impress for his club.