I'll win trophies with White Roosters, crows Ronaldinho
I'll win trophies with White Roosters, crows Ronaldinho

Brazilian great Ronaldinho put on a Queretaro shirt for the first time on Friday and promised he would give his all to help the modest Mexican team win some silverware.

Racism in football 'a plague', says Brazil president
Racism in football 'a plague', says Brazil president

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has said racism in football has become "a plague" following the latest incident to hit the country's domestic competition.

Vanishing spray makes World Cup debut

The vanishing spray used by referees to mark the 10 yards distance between a free kick and the defensive wall of players made its debut at World Cup level in Thursday`s opening game between Brazil and Croatia.

Botafogo keeper lauds Seedorf impact

Botafogo captain Jefferson has lauded the impact left by Clarence Seedorf on the Rio de Janeiro club.

Botafogo sack coach after Libertadores exit

Botafogo has sacked coach Eduardo Hungaro after the team`s elimination from the Copa Libertadores.

Leon eliminate Flamengo from Copa Libertadores

Flamengo were eliminated from the Copa Libertadores following a 2-3 defeat to Leon in their final group match at the Maracana stadium.

Ronaldinho in doubt for Copa Libertadores duel

Defending champions Atletico Mineiro could be without Ronaldinho for their final Copa Libertadores group match against Zamora in Belo Horizonte Thursday.

Atletico Mineiro in race to sign Anelka

Striker Nicolas Anelka could revive his stalled career at Brazil`s Atletico Mineiro, according to media reports.

Uruguay will play World Cup despite crisis

Uruguay will play at the World Cup despite its crisis-hit national football federation having been kicked out of the South American confederation (Conmebol), FIFA president Sepp Blatter insisted on Thursday.

Record-breaking keeper Rogerio Ceni to retire

Record-breaking goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni has confirmed he will retire this year after 23 seasons.

Players get Uruguayan game called off amid security concerns

Uruguay`s Football Association (AUF) on Sunday called off the first division match between Penarol and Miramar at the players` request amid security concerns at the legendary Centenario stadium.

Lazio target Rever to remain in Brazil

Atletico Mineiro defender Rever`s agent has played down reports that the Brazil international is headed to Italian football club Lazio.

Cruzeiro slip up as Defensor secure draw

Emilio Zeballos struck a stoppage time equaliser to earn Defensor Sporting a 2-2 draw against Brazilian champions Cruzeiro in their Copa Libertadores match.

Brazil debt crackdown hits clubs hard

A debts crackdown by Brazil`s central bank is set to hit several leading football clubs hard, including double World Club Cup winners Corinthians, media reports said Saturday.

Botafogo sign twins from Dutch side Vitesse

Brazil`s Botafogo have signed twins Alex and Anderson from Dutch top-flight side SBV Vitesse.

Nacional starts life under new coach Pelusso

Uruguay`s top football club Nacional de Football has started training under new coach Gerardo Pelusso for the coming local tournament and the Copa Libertadores.

Moneybags Bolivian club attempting to lure Becks to come out of retirement

Moneybags Bolivian football club Bolivar is reportedly trying to tempt England legend David Beckham to come out of retirement and take part in the side`s matches in the Copa Libertadores, which is South America`s version of the Champions League .

Football-mad Pope Francis greets his winning team

Pope Francis warmly greeted players from his favourite football team San Lorenzo after a general audience in St Peter`s Square on Wednesday, following their victory in the national championship in Argentina.

Chinese want me - Mineiro`s Cuca

Atletico Mineiro coach Cuca, bidding to lift the Club World Cup with the Brazilians, is mulling a potential switch after indicating Sunday he has received an offer to coach China`s Shandong Luneng.

Argentina`s Lanus win Copa Sudamericana football

Argentina`s Lanus defeated Brazil`s Ponte Preta 2-0 to win the Copa Sudamericana football final 3-1 on aggregate.