Corruption also to blame for Brazil football woes: Romario
Corruption also to blame for Brazil football woes: Romario

Brazilian footballing great turned politician Romario says corruption -- not just poor play -- was to blame for the country`s humiliating exit from the World Cup a year ago Wednesday.

Rivaldo blames players' selection for Brazil's Copa America debacle
Rivaldo blames players' selection for Brazil's Copa America debacle

Brazilian football legend Rivaldo on Wednesday blamed national team head coach Dunga’s selection of players from non-prestigious leagues for their early exit from the Copa America.

Dunga still Brazil coach despite Copa America exit
Dunga still Brazil coach despite Copa America exit

Brazil coach Dunga will keep his job until after the 2018 World Cup despite the team's quarterfinal exit at the Copa America, the country's top football official said.

Brazil face familiar post-mortem after early Copa America exit
Brazil face familiar post-mortem after early Copa America exit

Brazil`s Copa America exit against Paraguay has plunged them into the doldrums again and sparked a well-worn debate about how to restore the national side to its former glory.

Copa America: Dunga blames virus for Brazil woe
Copa America: Dunga blames virus for Brazil woe

Brazil coach Dunga blamed a mystery virus for his team`s shock Copa America exit to Paraguay on Saturday as the most successful footballing nation on the planet struggled to digest another tournament setback.

Brazil defeat a learning experience: Dunga
Brazil defeat a learning experience: Dunga

Brazil`s beleaguered coach Dunga insisted Saturday his side`s miserable Copa America campaign had been a useful experience for his squad as they build towards the 2018 World Cup.

Brazil coach Dunga in race storm ahead of Copa clash
Brazil coach Dunga in race storm ahead of Copa clash

 Dunga defended his record on the eve of Brazil`s Copa America quarter-final with Paraguay here Friday, controversially comparing criticism directed against him to racist abuse suffered by people of African descent. 

Brazil will appeal Neymar's Copa America suspension
Brazil will appeal Neymar's Copa America suspension

Brazil said it will appeal Neymar's four-game suspension that rules him out of the rest of the Copa America.

Brazil lawyers study Neymar appeal against Copa America ban
Brazil lawyers study Neymar appeal against Copa America ban

Brazilian lawyers are considering whether an appeal can be made against Neymar`s four-match ban that has ruled the Selecao`s captain out of the rest of the Copa America, coach Dunga said on Saturday.

Brazil must learn to play without Neymar: Coach Dunga
Brazil must learn to play without Neymar: Coach Dunga

Brazil coach Dunga has admitted that his team need to learn to play without Neymar following the star forward's post-match dismissal in the 0-1 defeat to Colombia in Copa America.

Copa America: Dunga slams referee after Neymar red card
Copa America: Dunga slams referee after Neymar red card

Brazil coach Dunga launched a stinging attack on referee Enrique Osses after the Chilean whistler sent Neymar off at the end of Wednesday`s tetchy clash with Colombia at the Copa America.

No hard feelings between Neymar and Zuniga: Dunga
No hard feelings between Neymar and Zuniga: Dunga

Brazil coach Dunga has dismissed claims of any lingering bitterness between Selecao captain Neymar and Colombia full-back Juan Zuniga ahead of the teams' Copa America Group C match on Wednesday.

Copa America: Dunga expects attacking Colombia
Copa America: Dunga expects attacking Colombia

Brazil coach Dunga does not expect Colombia to alter their attacking style as the two teams prepare for a rematch of last year`s physical World Cup battle at the Copa America on Wednesday.

Neymar different class, but Dunga focuses on team
Neymar different class, but Dunga focuses on team

Neymar scored the first, made the second and was named `man of the match` in Brazil`s 2-1 Copa America win over Peru on Sunday, but coach Dunga preferred to focus on the team`s performance rather than the number 10`s individual brilliance.

Brazil boosted by 10th straight win ahead of Copa America start
Brazil boosted by 10th straight win ahead of Copa America start

Brazil made it 10 straight wins before heading to Chile for the Copa America, which begins on Thursday and could become a showdown between Barcelona superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar.

Neymar leads resurgent Brazil at Copa America
Neymar leads resurgent Brazil at Copa America

 A resurgent Brazil are determined to bury the memory of last year`s traumatic World Cup campaign as they prepare to regain their crown as the kings of South American football at the Copa America.

Dunga aims to get Brazil back to winning ways
Dunga aims to get Brazil back to winning ways

Brazil come into the Copa America desperate to regain some international credibility a year after they failed so miserably in their home World Cup.

'I'd never invent an injury to avoid playing for Brazil'
'I'd never invent an injury to avoid playing for Brazil'

Russia's Zenit football squad forward Hulk has said that "I would never invent an injury" to avoid playing with the Brazilian national team, as some critics have suggested. He said he was sure he would soon figure once again in the planning of coach Carlos Caetano Bledorn Veri, known as Dunga.

Kaka placed on Copa America standby for Brazil
Kaka placed on Copa America standby for Brazil

Brazil coach Dunga has included Kaka as one of seven reserves in his squad for the Copa America beginning next month.

Dunga takes over Brazil's Olympic team
Dunga takes over Brazil's Olympic team

Brazil have appointed national team coach Dunga as manager of their Olympic soccer squad to replace Alexandre Gallo, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.