Flamengo rose to 10th in Brazil's Serie A football standings with a shock 3-0 victory over league leaders Cruzeiro.
Veteran Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni converted one penalty before missing another in a 2-2 Brazilian championship draw against Flamengo, who were left fuming over the referee.
Ronaldinho missed a penalty on his debut for Mexican side Queretaro who lost 1-0 at home to UANL on Wednesday, frustrating a packed crowd who had turned out to watch the 34-year-old Brazilian.
Luan struck late as Gremio ended Flamengo`s sequence of five consecutive wins with a 1-0 victory.
Flamengo are set to terminate the contracts of former Brazil internationals Andre Santos and Elano.
Former Real Madrid and Brazil coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has been named manager of Flamengo, less than three years after being sacked by the Rio de Janeiro club.
Former Brazil defender Andre Santos was assaulted by a fan after his team Flamengo lost 4-0 to Internacional.
Former Croatia international forward Eduardo has reportedly agreed to join Brazilian giants Flamengo.
Brazilian giants Flamengo are reportedly pursuing Costa Rica winger Christian Bolanos.
Flamengo have reportedly made a bid to sign unsettled Brazil international goalkeeper Julio Cesar.
Brazil striker Fred and midfielder Chiquinho scored either side of halftime to hand Fluminense a 2-0 victory over rivals Flamengo.
Bolivian football team Bolivar travelled to Mexico, where they will play Leon Wednesday as part of the Libertadores Cup, coach Xabier Azkargorta said.
Flamengo were eliminated from the Copa Libertadores following a 2-3 defeat to Leon in their final group match at the Maracana stadium.
Corinthians have signed former Brazil international midfielder Elias on a three-year deal from Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon.
Forward Paulinho scored a second-half equaliser to earn Flamengo a 1-1 draw against Vasco da Gama in the first leg of the Campeonato Carioca final.
Ecuador`s national football champions Emelec are fully prepared for Wednesday`s Libertadores Cup match against Brazilian Cup winner Flamengo.
Corinthians have not given up hope of signing former Brazil international midfielder Elias before Monday`s international transfer deadline.
Flamengo may be forced to cull their squad if they fail to advance beyond the Copa Libertadores group stage, the club`s president has warned.
Brazilian World Cup winner Kleberson has signed a two-year deal with US second-tier club Indy Eleven.
London: Brazil ambassador has reportedly warned London that England football hooligans who make it to the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil will face a 1,50,000-strong army of armed police and soldiers.
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