Zico is perfect for FIFA presidency: Roberto Carlos
Zico is perfect for FIFA presidency: Roberto Carlos

 Brazilian World Cup winner Roberto Carlos on Thursday backed his legendary country-mate Zico to succeed embattled Sepp Blatter as president of controversy-plagued FIFA, world football's governing body.

Roberto Carlos unveiled as Delhi's marquee manager-cum-player
Roberto Carlos unveiled as Delhi's marquee manager-cum-player

 Dead-ball specialist Roberto Carlos is alive and kicking at 42, and the Brazilian World Cup winner will be turning out for the Delhi Dynamos besides managing the franchise in the second season of Indian Super League football.

ISL: Roberto Carlos named Delhi's marquee manager
ISL: Roberto Carlos named Delhi's marquee manager

 In one of season's biggest signings, former Brazilian World Cup winner Roberto Carlos was on Sunday officially appointed marquee manager of the Delhi Dynamos franchise for the second edition of Indian Super League (ISL) football.

Rafa Benitez is right replacement in Real Madrid: Roberto Carlos
Rafa Benitez is right replacement in Real Madrid: Roberto Carlos

Real Madrid legend Roberto Carlos says club president Florentino Perez was wrong to sack Carlo Ancelotti as coach, but nonetheless feels Rafael Benitez is a fine replacement.

Roberto Carlos quits Turkey`s Sivasspor
Roberto Carlos quits Turkey`s Sivasspor

Brazilian football legend Roberto Carlos on Sunday resigned as coach of Turkish top flight side Sivasspor after a succession of poor results, reports said.

Yaya Toure could leave Man City over birthday snub, says agent

Midfielder Yaya Toure is upset with Manchester City after an apparent birthday snub and could leave the club, his agent said on Tuesday.

Adriano leaves Paranaense after three appearances

Former Inter Milan and Brazil striker Adriano has parted company with Atletico Paranaense after just three games, the southern Brazilian club said on Saturday.

Brazil`s World Cup stadiums given pitch warning

Brazil`s World Cup stadium operators have been told to postpone shows and concerts until after football`s showpiece event.

Xavi slams Mourinho`s tactics with Real Madrid

The Barcelona star believes the Portuguese coach`s side lacked the style and philosophy of the Galacticos team of the turn of the century.

Roberto Carlos on brink of Turkey move

The former Fenerbache man looks set to take the reins at the Turkish club in a deal that could be finalised in the next few days.

Roberto Carlos to coach Turkish Sivasspor club

Former World Cup winner and Real Madrid star Roberto Carlos has agreed to coach Turkish Super League`s Sivasspor club.

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.

AIFF may face sanctions if Carlos and Edmilson play in the Kolkata exhibition match

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) could find themselves in hot soup with FIFA should the duo of Roberto Carlos and Edmilson take to field in the exhibition match between Brazilian Masters and Indian Football Association XI on December 8 at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata.

Brazilian Masters XI to visit city for friendly

West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra on Monday announced the visiting 11-member Brazilian Masters side for their invitational friendly against All Stars XI at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan on December 8.

Anzhi will consider move for Manchester United`s Wayne Rooney, says Carlos

Anzhi Makhachkala team director Roberto Carlos has said his side will consider a move for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.

Russian league will attract world stars: Blatter

World soccer body FIFA president Sepp Blatter feels that the Russian Premier League is set to go from strength to strength, attracting more global football stars like Roberto Carlos and Samuel Eto`o along the way.

Roberto Carlos announces retirement

Anzhi Makhachkala left-back Roberto Carlos has announced his immediate retirement from professional football.

Exhibition game in Kolkata involving Pele postponed

Kolkatans would have to wait longer for a date with the likes of Brazilian soccer legends Pele, Cafu and Roberto Carlos, with a Jan 23 exhibition match featuring them and other former stars being postponed, the event promoters announced.

Bhutia eagerly waiting to meet Pele on January 23

Indian football icon Baichung Bhutia might have had many highs during his illustrious career, but he confessed on Friday that his ultimate dream would come true on January 23 when he gets a chance to play with Pele.

Roberto Carlos still hopeful of World Cup call-up

Roberto Carlos and his booming free kicks seemed to be a distant memory as far as Brazil were concerned but, on the eve of the World Cup, the former Real Madrid player`s name is being mentioned again.