Brazilian football has 'stopped in time': Kaka
Brazilian football has 'stopped in time': Kaka

Brazilian football has "stopped in time" and must take lessons from Europe to recover its past glory, according to former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Kaka.

Botafogo keen to extend Seedorf contract

Brazilian football giants Botafogo and Clarence Seedorf are in talks to extend the Dutch midfielder`s contract until the end of next year`s Copa Libertadores.

Brazilian clubs given home ban

Two Brazilian football clubs have been ordered to play a combined 20 matches at neutral venues following a fan riot that left four people in hospital last Sunday.

Brazil to probe football fan riot

Brazilian prosecutors will this week investigate a riot that left four football fans injured and raised fresh doubts about the country`s ability to host the 2014 World Cup.

World Cup kickoff times won`t change: FIFA

World football`s governing body, FIFA is set to extend the construction deadline for three of Brazil`s 12 World Cup 2014 venues.

Brazil return to FIFA top 10

Five-time World Cup winners Brazil have returned to the top 10 in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday.

Dede set for Vasco exit

Juventus target Dede is likely to leave Vasco da Gama during the next European summer transfer window, the Brazilian football club revealed.

Ramires to miss Brazil-Italy friendly

Cheslea mid-fielder Ramires is the latest player to be axed from Brazil`s squad to face Italy in Geneva Thursday due to injury.

Brazil guarantee Maracana completion for FIFA World Cup 2014

Brazil`s 2014 World Cup organising committee has guaranteed that the Maracana Stadium here will be ready in time to host the FIFA Confederations Cup in June.

Flamengo sack coach Dorival Junior

Flamengo sacked coach Dorival Junior after the 50-year-old refused to accept a pay cut, the Brazilian football club has announced.

Brazilian footballer `karate kicks` referee

A Brazilian footballer has been sacked by his club and faces assault charges after attacking a referee with a "karate kick" to the chest during a weekend match.

`Seedorf still adapting to Brazilian football`

Clarence Seedorf is yet to adapt to Brazilian football more than eight months after his arrival at Botafogo, according to the Rio de Janeiro club`s coach Oswaldo de Oliveira.

Former Brazil goalkeeper Ceni to continue in his 40s

Former Brazil international goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni has revealed he could continue his distinguished career beyond his 40th birthday.

Wild brawl ends with 12 red cards

A Brazilian sports tribunal has begun investigating a wild brawl in a second-division state league match that ended with 12 red cards.