Brazil coach Dunga explains Marcelo absence
Brazil coach Dunga explains Marcelo absence

Brazil coach Dunga has explained his decision to drop Marcelo from the national team despite the defender's impressive form for Spanish giants Real Madrid.

Carlo Ancelotti wins La Liga Manager of Month for November
Carlo Ancelotti wins La Liga Manager of Month for November

The Spanish Professional Football League, LFP, has named Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti as La Liga Manager of the Month in November.

Worst day of my career: Marcelo

Brazil defender Marcelo has admitted that Tuesday, when his team was hammered 1-7 by Germany in the FIFA World Cup semifinals, was the worst day of his career

Marcelo stays in camp despite grandfather`s death

The Brazilian football confederation says left back Marcelo`s grandfather has died, but that the player will remain with the Brazil team at its World Cup training camp.

`Just relief` for Marcelo, Brazil after own goal

Sao Paulo: It wasn`t meant to start this way for Brazil. Defender Marcelo turned and stared off into the distance, his eyes wide open in disbelief after his own goal early in the opening game of Brazil`s great World Cup party.

Football World Cup 2014: Neymar guides Brazil to 3-1 win over Croatia

Neymar wasted little time in living up to his billing as Brazil`s World Cup spearhead when he scored twice to lead the host nation to a 3-1 comeback victory over Croatia in a terrific opening game of the tournament on Thursday.

I`m not an automatic starter, says Brazil`s Marcelo

Marcelo, one of Brazil`s best-known players, does not consider himself an automatic choice to start the opening World Cup match against Croatia and said all the squad knew they must fight for places.

Real Madrid celebrates 10th Champions League title

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 4-1 Saturday at the Estadio da Luz to clinch its 10th European Champions League Cup.

Ronaldo set to return for Real`s Bayern test

World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to make his comeback from injury for Real Madrid when Bayern Munich visit the Santiago Bernabeu for their Champions League semi-final, first leg on Wednesday.

Injuries mar Barca, Madrid Cup final preparations

Barcelona and Real Madrid face off for the first major title of the Spanish season in the Copa del Rey final at the Mestalla in Valencia on Wednesday.

Real Madrid back on top after Levante stroll

Real Madrid returned to the top of La Liga with a comfortable 3-0 win over Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Hannover, Monchengladbach win in German Bundesliga

Hannover`s winless run of seven matches that came to an end due to a 2-0 win over struggling Frankfurt whilst Monchengladbach edged Freiburg 1-0 to close the 14th round of the German Bundesliga.

Filipe Luis revels as Brazil`s first-choice left-back

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis admits he feels "privileged" to be Brazil`s first-choice left-back ahead of Real Madrid`s Marcelo.

I wanted Neymar at Real Madrid: Marcelo

Marcelo has expressed his disappointment at Real Madrid`s failure to tempt Neymar to Santiago Bernabeu.

Injury cost for Real Madrid after Betis win

Real Madrid`s 3-0 home win against Betis has seen the team pay a heavy price in terms of injuries ahead of their vital Champions League semifinal away to Borussia Dortmund.

Marcelo signs new deal with Real Madrid

Real Madrid have extended the contract of Brazilian left back Marcelo until the end of June 2018, it was reported in the Spanish press on Saturday.

Xabi Alonso surprised by Real Madrid`s left back crisis

Real Madrid and Spain international midfielder Xabi Alonso said he was surprised by the injuries which have affected defenders Marcelo, Fabio Coentrao and Alvaro Arbeloa.

Marcelo out for three months with fractured foot

Real Madrid defender Marcelo is facing a three-month spell on the sidelines after sustaining a broken metatarsal while on international duty with Brazil.

Brazil beat United States 4-1 in friendly

Brazil inflicted the first defeat of the year on the United States as they sealed a 4-1 victory in the first game of their American tour.

Injured Kaka out of Brazil squad for friendlies

The Brazilian football federation says Real Madrid players Kaka and Marcelo have been dropped from Brazil’s squad for upcoming friendlies against Gabon and Egypt.