Still getting over Brazil`s World Cup semi-final debacle at the hands of eventual winners Germany, fears have been expressed for the future well-being of the domestic league amid an ongoing exodus to Europe, but also China.
Former Brazil forward Ronaldo s Former Brazil forward Ronaldo aid on Wednesday he will try to get back into shape with an eye on coming out of retirement to play for North American second division club Fort Lauderdale Strikers.
Youtube has released its annual list of the most popular videos of 2014 wherein 'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' video by S.A. Wardega, a Polish actor, has scored the top spot with more than 113 million views since he posted it in September.
Former Japanese-Brazilian footballer, Sergio Echigo, slammed Brazil for adopting European style of football. The 68-year-old ethnic Japanese, who played for Corinthians in the 1960s, termed the current model followed in Brazil as “Europeanization.”
Germany’s astonishing demolition of Brazil was the brutal culmination of a long, slow decline for the five-times world champions whose production line of world-class players seems to have ground to a halt.
Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has accused Colombia`s Juan Zuniga of an "evil, violent" tackle that has put Neymar out of the World Cup and said on Saturday he favoured tougher sanctions against violent play.
The FIFA World Cup football fever has gripped India, as 49 per cent of the countrymen supporting hosts Brazil, while Argentina skipper Lionel Messi voted the "hottest footballer of the season", according to a recent survey report released here on Thursday.
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari refused to be drawn into a comparison between his forward Neymar and Argentina`s four-times world player of the year Lionel Messi, saying he would offer a definitive answer in 15 years.
Brazil loves to hate Argentina but Lionel Messi is one of a kind and his wizardry with the ball, which best captures the essence of the `beautiful game`, has even caught the fancy of his country`s biggest rival in international football.