Romario backs Brazil to win gold in Rio

Romario backs Brazil to win gold in Rio

The Olympics is the only major international competition that Brazil has never won.

Romario says Michel​ Platini worked with FIFA mafia for many years

Romario says Michel​ Platini worked with FIFA mafia for many years

Romario said that none of the current candidates for the presidency of FIFA is credible.

Brazil coach Dunga threatens to sue Romario

Brazil coach Dunga threatens to sue Romario

Brazil's national football coach Dunga said on Wednesday that he was considering suing his 1994 World Cup-winning teammate Romario over allegations of commercial interference in team selection.

Michel Platini is from same school as Sepp Blatter: Former Brazilian football star Romario

Michel Platini is from same school as Sepp Blatter: Former Brazilian football star Romario

Former Brazilian football star turned politician Romario on Tuesday described UEFA president Michel Platini as coming "from the same school" as his FIFA counterpart Sepp Blatter.

Brazil's football boss under closer scrutiny in Senate inquiry

Brazil's football boss under closer scrutiny in Senate inquiry

Senators conducting a special inquiry into possible corruption inside the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) agreed on Thursday to probe the private financial records of its president Marco Polo Del Nero.

FIFA scandal: Brazilian senators to head to US, Switzerland, in soccer probe

FIFA scandal: Brazilian senators to head to US, Switzerland, in soccer probe

A Brazilian Senate committee investigating corruption in soccer will send three of its members to Switzerland and Miami to interview key players charged in a massive bribery scandal.

Romario to head probe into Brazilian football federation

Romario to head probe into Brazilian football federation

 Brazil football legend-turned-politician Romario has been appointed president of the Congressional committee investigating corruption in the country's football following the arrest of former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Jose Maria Marin.

Corruption also to blame for Brazil football woes: Romario

Corruption also to blame for Brazil football woes: Romario

Brazilian footballing great turned politician Romario says corruption -- not just poor play -- was to blame for the country`s humiliating exit from the World Cup a year ago Wednesday.

FIFA scandal splits former star players in Brazil

FIFA scandal splits former star players in Brazil

The arrest of one former Brazilian soccer boss, and an investigation into at least one other, has divided some of the country`s footballing giants.

Shame Blatter was re-elected FIFA president: Romario

Shame Blatter was re-elected FIFA president: Romario

Former Brazil striker Romario said football "will continue to be assaulted" following Sepp Blatter's re-election as FIFA president in Zurich.

China calls for Brazil football player exodus

China calls for Brazil football player exodus

Still getting over Brazil`s World Cup semi-final debacle at the hands of eventual winners Germany, fears have been expressed for the future well-being of the domestic league amid an ongoing exodus to Europe, but also China.

Former football player Romario easily wins senate seat in Brazil

Former star striker Romario has been elected a senator in Brazil, continuing his endeavor into politics.

Romario demands Brazil clearout after Cup debacle

Brazilian footballing legend-turned-politician Romario yesterday stepped up criticism of Brazil`s Football Confederation (CBF), demanding a clear out at the top.

Brazil just have Neymar, Argentina just Messi: Sergio Echigo

Former Japanese-Brazilian footballer, Sergio Echigo, slammed Brazil for adopting European style of football. The 68-year-old ethnic Japanese, who played for Corinthians in the 1960s, termed the current model followed in Brazil as “Europeanization.”

FIFA World Cup: Romario wants prison for football chiefs

Brazil football legend Romario, now a lawmaker, said Wednesday that the sport`s chiefs should serve prison time for the national team`s humiliating 7-1 World Cup defeat to Germany.

Travel search site recommends places to visit in Rio during World Cup

With India sending its biggest ever contingent to the soccer World Cup in Brazil, a leading global travel search site has recommended the top 10 places to visit in Rio de Janeiro during the quadrennial sporting extravaganza.

Romario criticises former team mate Ronaldo

Former World Cup winner Romario launched another attack on Brazil`s organisation of the World Cup on Monday and accused former team mate Ronaldo of inconsistency.

Romario, Bebeto fight over World Cup

As team-mates they brought home the 1994 World Cup for Brazil, but as politicians Romario and Bebeto have become bitter rivals over the hosting of this year`s tournament.

Ronaldo, Romario in World Cup spat over free tickets

Brazilian legends Ronaldo and Romario on Monday indulged in a World Cup war of words as the former accused his compatriot of blaming him for a promise of free tickets for handicapped fans which has not materialized.

Brazil fears a `crisis` over lack of World Cup strikers

There is always a spirited debate about who should make the next Brazil squad, but the discussion this week is an unusual one for the only team to have won the World Cup five times: where have all the strikers gone?