Latest Futebol Brasileiro Features

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Brazil international racially abused by fans

Associated Press | March, 7 2014

Santos midfielder Arouca was racially abused by fans while giving a postmatch interview to reporters in the latest case of racism to hit the hosts of the 2014 World Cup. • Vickery: New Pele • Coelho: Winning is everything ...

Leverkusen sign Brazilian defender Wendell

Associated Press | February, 27 2014

LEVERKUSEN, Germany -- Bayer Leverkusen has signed wing back Wendell from Brazilian side Gremio with effect from next season. The Bundesliga side said in a statement that the 20-year-old, whose full name is Wendell Nascimento Borges, has sig...

Adriano already in trouble in comeback attempt

Associated Press | February, 26 2014

SAO PAULO -- Former Brazil striker Adriano is already attracting headlines for the wrong reasons as he tries to come back to football after nearly two years without playing. Just two matches into his high-profile return with Atletico Paranaense, ...

Brazilian Santos fan killed in Sao Paulo attack

Associated Press | February, 24 2014

SAO PAULO -- A 34-year-old Brazilian football fan was been beaten to death by supporters from a rival team following a high-profile match in the Sao Paulo state championship, police said on Monday. Authorities said the Santos supporter was at a b...

Lucio slams Materazzi over retirement remarks

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | February, 19 2014

Former Bayern Munich and Inter Milan defender Lucio has hit back at Marco Materazzi for telling him he'd be better off retiring from football. Speaking to Lance magazine last week, Materazzi said he could not understand how his former Inter te...

Brazilian president reacts to racial abuse

ESPN staff | February, 13 2014

BRASILIA, Brazil -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has given her support to a black Brazilian player who was racially abused by Peruvian fans during a Copa Libertadores match. Brazilian player Tinga, playing for Cruzeiro, was taunted with mon...

Court rejects Santos injunction over Neymar deal

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 13 2014

A Brazilian court has rejected an injunction brought by Neymar’s former club Santos requesting access to all the documents relating to the player’s controversial transfer to Barcelona last summer. Santos announced this week that the clu...

Santos take action over Neymar deal

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 12 2014

Neymar’s former club Santos have sought a Brazilian court injunction to get access to all the documents relating to the player’s controversial transfer to Barcelona last summer. • Martino cautious on Neymar return • Barca in ...

Worker dies outside World Cup venue in Brazil Video

Associated Press | February, 7 2014

SAO PAULO -- Local organizers say a worker has been killed in an accident outside the World Cup stadium in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus. Organizers in charge of the city's preparations said the worker died Friday while dismantling a crane ...

Corinthians to trade Pato to Sao Paulo

ESPN staff |

Brazilian club Corinthians are to swap ex-AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato for former Brazil midfielder Jadson in an exchange deal with rivals Sao Paulo. Corinthians’ director of football, Ronaldo Ximenes, told the Brazilian media on Wedn...

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