Spain court probes fraud case against Barcelona`s Neymar
Spain court probes fraud case against Barcelona`s Neymar

A Spanish court Wednesday launched a fraud investigation against Barcelona striker Neymar, a judicial source said, dragging the Brazilian star into a case in which the club`s president faces trial.

Two-time World Cup winner Zito dies aged 82
Two-time World Cup winner Zito dies aged 82

Brazilian footballer Zito, a two-time World Cup winner in 1958 and 1962, has died at the age of 82, his former club Santos announced Monday.

Neymar caught up in Brazil tax investigation: Report
Neymar caught up in Brazil tax investigation: Report

Brazilian superstar Neymar is under investigation by Brazilian tax authorities as the ramifications from his move from Santos to Barcelona two years ago deepen, according to Brazilian news magazine Epoca, citing finance ministry documentation.
 

Neymar hoping to make an impact in 'dream final'
Neymar hoping to make an impact in 'dream final'

When Barcelona thrashed Santos 4-0 in the Club World Cup final in Japan in 2011, then-Santos forward Neymar admitted the Brazilians had been taught a humbling footballing lesson.

Corinthians ex-midfielder nabbed for bid to steal from ATM
Corinthians ex-midfielder nabbed for bid to steal from ATM

 Police in Brazil have arrested former Corinthians midfielder Pia for attempting to steal money from an automated teller machine (ATM).

Santos president to fly to Milan for Robinho talks
Santos president to fly to Milan for Robinho talks

Brazilian football club Santos' president Modesto Roma Junior will fly to Italy next week to negotiate a permanent deal for AC Milan loanee Robinho.

Brazil eyes German youth football model
Brazil eyes German youth football model

The old saying goes that if you can't beat them, join them. And the adage has struck a chord with Brazil's football federation (CBF) in the aftermath of the national team's 7-1 World Cup semifinal defeat to Germany in July last year.

Santos in bid to sign Robinho
Santos in bid to sign Robinho

Santos are in talks to sign Robinho for the rest of his playing career, the Brazilian club said.

Robinho eyes 2018 World Cup after Brazil recall
Robinho eyes 2018 World Cup after Brazil recall

Brazil forward Robinho said he already has an eye on the 2018 World Cup in Russia after earning an international recall.

Spanish football league president defends Barca chief
Spanish football league president defends Barca chief

Javier Tebas, president of the Spanish Football League (LFP), defended FC Barcelona chief Josep Maria Bartomeu after the latter was indicted for tax fraud.

Robinho keen to extend Santos stay
Robinho keen to extend Santos stay

 Former Real Madrid striker Robinho is in talks to remain with Brazilian club Santos beyond the January transfer window.

Neymar sued by Santos supporter for joining Barcelona
Neymar sued by Santos supporter for joining Barcelona

Barcelona football star Neymar has been sued by a supporter of his former club Santos for quiting the Brazilian team for the Spanish side, according to reports in Brazil.

Pele signs lifelong image rights deal with Santos
Pele signs lifelong image rights deal with Santos

Football legend Pele has signed a lifelong agreement to hand his image rights to Brazilian club Santos.

Botafogo relegated for just second time in 110 years
Botafogo relegated for just second time in 110 years

Botafogo were relegated to the Brazilian second division for only the second time in 110 years on Sunday after losing 2-0 against Santos, their 22nd defeat of a troubled season.

Cruzeiro retain Brazilian title
Cruzeiro retain Brazilian title

Cruzeiro retained the Brazilian league title with two games to spare on Sunday thanks to a 2-1 victory over Goias.

Pele's son Edinho arrested in money laundering case
Pele's son Edinho arrested in money laundering case

Son of Brazilian football legend Pele was arrested after losing an appeal in a money laundering case on Tuesday in Brazil.

Ganso returns to form and awaits Brazil call up
Ganso returns to form and awaits Brazil call up

More muscle, fewer injuries, and a helping hand from experienced players like Kaka and Denilson have helped Paulo Henrique Ganso return to top form with a Sao Paulo team in the hunt for two trophies as the South American season moves to a close.

Barcelona target Gabriel close to new Santos deal
Barcelona target Gabriel close to new Santos deal

 Barcelona target Gabriel is on the verge of signing a new deal with Brazilian club Santos.

Fan`s house torched in Brazil after racial slur
Fan`s house torched in Brazil after racial slur

Arsonists in Brazil set fire early Friday to the house of a woman who shouted a racial slur at Santos goalkeeper Aranha at a match two weeks ago, media reported.

Brazil club Gremio banned over racist chants
Brazil club Gremio banned over racist chants

Top-flight Gremio were thrown out of Brazil`s main cup competition Wednesday in an unprecedented punishment for a club in the football-mad country after a visiting goalkeeper was subjected to sustained racial abuse.