Paulinho goes from Barca to World Cup to Guangzhou
Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title.
Brazil Apex court denies 143 lawsuits to free ex-president Lula
Brazil’s Supreme Court of Justice has denied 143 lawsuits file by private citizens seeking to free ex-President Luiz da Silva from jail.
Brazil's World Cup defeat hits home in Lebanon
Brazil's surprise defeat in the World Cup has stunned fans in the Lebanese capital Beirut, where football supporters have long put their hopes in the Latin American side. "We are all Brazilian, we all love Brazil to death whatever happens," said Ali, dressed in a skin-tight shirt, after seeing his heroes lose 2-1 to Belgium…
Brazil and France target World Cup semi-finals
Favourites Brazil and Neymar take on a talented Belgium side in the World Cup quarter-finals on Friday while an exciting young France team led by emerging superstar Kylian Mbappe must pass a tough test against Uruguay.
Danilo ruled out of rest of Brazil World Cup campaign
Brazil defender Danilo will play no further part in the World Cup after suffering an ankle injury in training, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has confirmed.
Expert predictions: Who goes through to the semi-finals?
Three weeks into the absorbing entertainment in Russia, only eight teams are left competing for the 2018 World Cup. Undoubtedly, expectations have been dashed with Germany bowing out to the curse of the defending champions and several other big guns knocked out in the second round of the tournament. Argentina was eliminated by France; Spain…
Rock-solid Brazil living up to billing as World Cup favourites
While some of their biggest rivals have already fallen by the wayside in Russia, Brazil have been making serene progress towards the latter stages of the World Cup.
Belgium in 3-2 win drama, meets Brazil in last eight
Belgium was given an almighty scare by Japan, but emerged victorious in a 3-2 thriller in Rostov. The Asian side took a 2-0 lead early in the second half, but the Belgians fought back to 2-2 and Nacer Chadli won it at the death to set up a quarterfinal with Brazil. Roberto Martinez’s Diables Rouges…
Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to qualify for World Cup quarter-finals
Neymar and Roberto Firmino scored the goals as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 in Samara on Monday to reach the World Cup quarter-finals, where they will play Belgium or Japan. The opening goal came in the 51st minute, when Neymar slid in to convert Willian's cross, and substitute Firmino scored a late second to seal the…
Brazil, Belgium target World Cup quarters after Spain bow out
Neymar's Brazil will seek to keep their bid for a record sixth World Cup on track against Mexico on Monday after Russia celebrated their shock last-16 victory against Spain late into the night.
Three things we learned from the World Cup yesterday
Germany's defence of their World Cup crown ended in the group stage after they suffered a stunning defeat to South Korea on Wednesday.