Brazil News

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Filipe Luis hails Brazil squad's depth

ESPN staff | April, 18 2014

Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis believes that Brazil’s squad is the hardest to get into in the world. • World Cup Daily Despite being a regular under Diego Simeone at Atletico, the 28-year-old is not currently in Selecao boss L...

Tickets for 2/3rds of World Cup games sold out

Associated Press | April, 15 2014

SAO PAULO -- Tickets for nearly two-thirds of the World Cup matches were sold out within hours of FIFA opening the final online sales phase on Tuesday. Five hours after sales opened on FIFA's website, there were tickets available to only 20 of the ...

FIFA medical chief 'hates' Brazil drug lab plan Video

Associated Press | April, 11 2014

MONACO -- FIFA's medical chief is "really not happy" with drug-testing plans for the World Cup in Brazil because samples taken from players must be flown across the Atlantic for analysis at a laboratory in Switzerland, which could slow re...

Workers end strike after World Cup protest Video

Associated Press | April, 10 2014

SAO PAULO -- Workers have ended a strike at the World Cup stadium in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba after disrupting traffic for nearly two hours and forcing organizers to accept their demands. More than 100 workers are returning t...

Pitch invasion mars Manaus World Cup test Video

Associated Press | April, 4 2014

SAO PAULO -- A pitch invasion and sound-system problems marked the first major test event at the World Cup stadium in the jungle city of Manaus. World Cup organizers said they are satisfied with how the stadium handled the nearly 40,000 ...

Pele: Managers endanger 'the beautiful game' Video

ESPN staff | April, 3 2014

Pele is mourning the death of "the beautiful game," a phrase many say was coined by the 73-year-old Brazilian legend. • Pele: Neymar tends to dive More and more since his retirement, teams are emphasising defence over a flowing a...

Sherwood wants to see more from Paulinho

ESPN staff | April, 3 2014

Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood has warned Paulinho he must work harder in training if he wants to force his way back into the first team. • Fitch: No break from problems The Brazil international, who arrived at White Hart Lane f...

U.S. fans buy most WCup tickets outside Brazil

April, 1 2014

FIFA says people in the United States have bought more than three times as many World Cup tickets than those in any other nation except for host Brazil. Soccer's governing body said Tuesday that of the 2,577,662 tickets allocated for this ...

Report: No FIFA ruling yet on Fernando switch

ESPN staff | March, 28 2014

FIFA has no timetable to act on a reported request by the Portugal federation for a switch in allegiance by FC Porto's Brazilian born Fernando, according to a report. "We can not give an estimate on the expected deadlines," a spokesman f...

Jonathan waiting for Brazil or Italy call-up

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | March, 21 2014

Inter Milan full-back Jonathan has sent out a message to the Italian and Brazilian football federations, saying he has yet to make up his mind which country to represent. • Wilson: A future for Kovacic? Born in Brazil, the 28-year-old a...

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