Former Brazil striker Adriano linked with drug trafficking
Former Brazil striker Adriano linked with drug trafficking

Former Brazilian international Adriano was charged by Rio de Janeiro prosecutors on Tuesday over alleged links to drug trafficking, officials and reports said.

Adriano leaves Paranaense after three appearances

Former Inter Milan and Brazil striker Adriano has parted company with Atletico Paranaense after just three games, the southern Brazilian club said on Saturday.

Marc Bartra adds to Barca`s defensive woes

Marc Bartra has been ruled out of Barcelona`s visit to Granada on Saturday after picking up a hamstring injury as his side went out of the Champions League at the hands of Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

Emotional Adriano plays first match for nearly two years

Former Brazil and Inter Milan forward Adriano played his first match for nearly two years when he made a late cameo appearance in Atletico Paranaense`s 1-0 win over The Strongest in the Libertadores Cup.

Adriano resurfaces at Paranaense for Libertadores effort

Former Inter Milan and Brazil striker Adriano, who has not played a competitive match for nearly two years, has joined Atletico Paranaense for their tilt at the Libertadores Cup this year.

Barcelona maintain perfect start with nervy win

Barcelona survived a couple of second-half scares to secure a nervous 1-0 win at Malaga on Sunday and maintain their perfect start to their La Liga title defence.

Palmeiras interested in former Brazil striker Adriano

Brazilian football giants Palmeiras have expressed their desire to sign troubled former Brazil international striker Adriano.

Adriano to miss Barca`s Champions League clash with PSG

Spanish football giant Barcelona`s full-back Adriano will miss the club`s Champions League quarter-final match against French side Paris Saint-Germain due to a hamstring injury.

Adriano to miss Barca`s Copa del Rey tie

Spanish football giants Barcelona have said that Brazilian defender Adriano will miss the Copa del Rey game against Cordoba due to a leg injury.

Adriano vows to return in 2013

Former Brazil striker Adriano has promised to return to the football pitch this year.

Adriano considering retirement

Flamengo has issued former Brazil football star Adriano with a third warning in six weeks amid revelations the troubled striker is considering retirement.

Adriano signs with Flamengo

Former Brazil international striker Adriano has signed with Flamengo football club on a performance-based contract until the end of the year.

Adriano to have surgery on left foot

Former Inter Milan and Roma striker Adriano insists he can still be a part of Brazil`s 2014 World Cup campaign despite another injury setback.

Adriano can revive career with Flamengo: Zico

Brazilian football legend Zico has backed clubless striker Adriano to resurrect his troubled career at Flamengo.

Adriano injury poses problems for Barcelona

Barcelona have suffered another injury setback with left back Adriano ruled out of action for at least 10 days.

Ronaldinho misses practice after night out with Adriano

Flamengo football team captain Ronaldinho Gaucho did not participate in Tuesday`s team practice after spending a long night out with friend and potential teammate Adriano.

Corinthians release Adriano

Corinthians` director Roberto de Andrade officially announced the football club`s decision to release striker Adriano on grounds of repeated disciplinary problems.

Barcelona buy Brazilian Adriano from Sevilla

According to reports Sevilla have agreed to accept 10 million euros for the 25 year-old Brazilian international.

Barcelona buy Brazilian Adriano from Sevilla

According to reports Sevilla have agreed to accept 10 million euros for the 25 year-old Brazilian international.

Brazil striker Adriano questioned over alleged drug links

Controversial Brazilian striker Adriano was questioned by authorities in Rio over allegations of links to a drug-dealing gang that has been accused of murdering police officers.