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World Cup: 10 questions

ESPN staff | March, 4 2014

Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H Following the World Cup draw in December, a panel of ESPN FC writers asked -- and answered -- 10 big questions six months out from the tournament. Now, with 100 da...

Former Brazil World Cup captain Bellini dies at 83

Associated Press | March, 20 2014

Hilderaldo Bellini, Brazil's captain when they won their first World Cup in 1958, died on Thursday from complications following a heart attack. He was 83. The Hospital 9 de Julho confirmed Bellini's death in a statement. The central defender be...

Brazil star Rivaldo confirms retirement

ESPN staff | March, 15 2014

World Cup winner and former World Player of the Year Rivaldo has announced that he has retired from football. The Brazilian, 41, won the World Cup in 2002 and also the Champions League in 2003, while he was named the best player on the planet ...

Two thirds of World Cup matches sold out

Associated Press | March, 12 2014

SAO PAULO -- More than two thirds of World Cup matches have sold out less than three hours after FIFA opened new ticket sales on Wednesday. • Vickery: Same problems Tickets for all Brazil matches were gone in about an hour, as were the ...

FIFA opens new phase of ticket sales for WC Video

Associated Press | March, 11 2014

SAO PAULO -- FIFA will open a new round of ticket sales for the World Cup online on a first-come, first-serve basis on Wednesday.. #INSERT type:image caption:FIFA will open a new phase of ticket sales for the World Cup. END# • World Cup ...

Pele: Neymar can lift Brazilian protesters

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | March, 10 2014

Pele has told French radio he agrees with the Brazilian protesters unhappy with the state of their country, but believes Neymar can help put a smile on their faces come next summer's World Cup. • Top Tenner: World Cup upsets • Duerden:...

Scolari pleased with Fernandinho, Rafinha play Video

Associated Press | March, 6 2014

SAO PAULO -- Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari seems pretty pleased with himself, and his coaching acumen. #INSERT type:imagecaption:Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari tested new players Wednesday vs. South Africa. END# With the World Cup about thr...

Fernandinho dreaming of World Cup

Richard Jolly | March, 6 2014

Fernandinho hopes his goal-scoring return to the Brazil side will propel him into Luiz Felipe Scolari’s World Cup squad. • Alvarez: It's all in the hips • World Cup Daily The Manchester City midfielder celebrated his first...

Brazil legend Ronaldo keen on PSG role

Mark Rodden | March, 5 2014

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has repeated that he could end up working at Paris Saint-Germain in the future. • ‘Cavani should stay at PSG’ Ronaldo, 37, spoke last month of a strong connection to the French club, but the for...

Ox regrets Neymar shirt request

ESPN staff | March, 3 2014

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain accepts he was wrong to ask Neymar to swap shirts before the end of England’s 2-2 friendly draw in Brazil last summer. Oxlade-Chamberlain scored a memorable equaliser at the Maracana but, following the game, telev...

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