Brazil welcomes FIFA $100 million World Cup legacy fund
Brazil welcomes FIFA $100 million World Cup legacy fund

The President of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Jose Maria Marin, Monday welcomed the signing of a memorandum enshrining implementation of FIFA`s $100 million World Cup Legacy Fund.

Brazil coach Dunga brings in Anderson​ Talisca for Turkish date
Brazil coach Dunga brings in Anderson​ Talisca for Turkish date

Brazil coach Dunga on Monday drafted Benfica attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca in place of Paris Saint Germain`s Lucas Moura for Wednesday`s friendly date with Turkey, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said.

Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini
Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini

UEFA supremo Michel Platini said Friday he would not be complying with FIFA`s demand to return a luxury watch given as a gift by organisers of the Brazil World Cup.

FIFA officials told to return watches handed out in Brazil
FIFA officials told to return watches handed out in Brazil

FIFA executive committee members are among more than 50 football officials who have been told to return watches, worth an estimated $25,000 each, which were handed out as gifts by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) during the World Cup.

Dunga delivering, say Brazilian federation
Dunga delivering, say Brazilian federation

Brazil coach Dunga can be satisfied with his first few weeks back in charge of the national side emerging from the ashes of the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Wednesday after an overnight friendly win over Ecuador.

Full back Fabinho in, David Luiz out of Brazil squad
Full back Fabinho in, David Luiz out of Brazil squad

Brazil have called up 20-year-old full back Fabinho for Tuesday`s friendly against Ecuador, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Sunday.

New Brazil coach Dunga promises organisation, planning

Brazil`s 1994 World Cup-winning captain Dunga has vowed to instil "organisation and planning" in the country`s national team after being appointed Selecao coach for a second time.

Dunga gets second chance as Brazil coach

Dunga won the World Cup as a player for Brazil and now the country is giving him a second chance to get the trophy as a coach.

Dunga tipped to be new Brazil coach

Former World Cup-winning captain Dunga is favored to serve for the second time as national coach and will be named as Luiz Felipe Scolari`s successor on Tuesday, Globo reported.

Brazil playing for "honour and dignity", Silva says

The Brazil players could not be more motivated ahead of Saturday`s World Cup third-place match against the Netherlands and will be fighting to restore their "honour and dignity", captain Thiago Silva said on Friday.

CBF president-elect says Scolari should keep his job

Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari should keep his job because of the good work he did during his 19 months in charge, even though the hosts were humiliated 7-1 by Germany in the semi-finals of the World Cup, the president-elect of the Brazilian Football Confederation said in an interview published Friday.

Brazil leave out key trio for friendly

Skipper Thiago Silva and midfielders Paulinho and Fernandinho will sit out Brazil`s World Cup warm-up friendly with Panama on Tuesday in Goiania, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Sunday.

Two worlds collide as Brazil players push for reform

Brazil`s old guard may hold sway with 73-year-old Marco Polo del Nero confirmed as the man to succeed octagenarian Jose Maria Marin as head of the Brazilian football Confederation.

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 to face Chile in Toronto football friendly

Brazil will confront Chile for the second time this year in an international football friendly in Toronto Nov 19.

Romario calls on Brazilians to protest during World Cup

Romario lashed out at the "corrupt thieves" running FIFA and the Brazilian Football and encouraged his compatriots to protest against corruption during next year`s World Cup.

Brazilian footballers threaten strike

Brazilian footballers have threatened to go on strike if their governing body does not agree to change the 2014 calendar.

Brazil to cede 2015 Copa America to Chile

Jose Maria Marin, the new president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), is expected to hand the 2015 Copa America to Chile.