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Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in a landmark move

The Asian Football Confederation announced Elkeson`s inclusion in China`s squad on its official website on Sunday, ending weeks of speculation that the 30-year-old had been granted citizenship and would be a member of Marcello Lippi`s selection for the upcoming qualifiers for Qatar 2022.

Aug 18, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Defender Eli Sabia extends Chennaiyin FC contract

Eli's first-ever stint in Indian football was in the 2016 Indian Super League (ISL) season with Chennaiyin. 

Aug 17, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk backs Adrian to cover for injured Alisson

Brazil goalkeeper Alisson suffered the injury after slipping in the 36th minute of their 4-1 opening day victory over Norwich City and was replaced by Spaniard Adrian, who joined the club as a free agent four days earlier.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:24 PM IST

Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi out of US tour with a calf strain

The Argentine forward experienced discomfort in his right leg during Monday`s training session and tests confirmed that the 32-year-old had suffered a grade one calf strain, forcing him out of the tour.

Aug 05, 2019, 17:01 PM IST

Neymar can take place of Lionel Messi: Former Brazil player Edmilson

Edmilson said although Neymar is a great player, he needs to have a good mindset.

Aug 03, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

'Motivated' Thiago Silva eager to start new campaign

The Brazil international joined the squad after playing in the Copa America. Brazil won the Copa America and Silva said that they deserved to win.

Aug 03, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves joins Sao Paulo on a free transfer

Alves is the only player to win 40 trophies across club and international football and Sao Paulo referred to the signing as the "the most victorious player in the history of football".

Aug 02, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

Deadly Brazil prison riots leave 57 inmates dead, with 16 decapitated

Brazil`s incarcerated population has surged eight-fold in three decades to around 750,000 inmates, the world`s third-highest tally.

Jul 30, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

Lionel Messi banned for one game for Copa America red card

Messi was shown the red card after clashing with Gary Medel and afterwards alleged that the tournament had been fixed in favour of the hosts Brazil, who beat Argentina in a controversial semi-final on their way to claiming the title.

Jul 24, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Painful to see Lionel Messi's career going on without titles, says Al Ahly coach Martin Lasarte

Al Ahly coach Martin Lasarte also said that the "Barcelona star should not be blamed as he is just a human."

Jul 23, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

Brazil women's football team part ways with coach Vadao

Vadao, who previously coached the team for two years from 2014, was removed just four weeks after Brazil were knocked out the World Cup by France.

Jul 23, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win 9th Copa America title

Everton and Gabriel Jesus struck first-half goals before Richarlison converted a late penalty as hosts Brazil defeated Peru 3-1 in the Copa America final here on Sunday.

Jul 08, 2019, 06:50 AM IST

Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 to reach Copa America final

Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday, thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino.

Jul 03, 2019, 08:47 AM IST

'Flagbearer' Messi working hard despite lack of sparkle, says Scaloni

Lionel Messi has not been able to conjure up the same attacking flair at the Copa America that he regularly produces for Barcelona.

Jul 02, 2019, 23:22 PM IST

G20 Summit: PM Modi thanks Brazil for support against Terrorism

In G20 Summit at Japan's Osaka, PM Modi thanks Brazil for support against Terrorism. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 28, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil’s Marta creates history with record 17th goal

Brazil's captain led her team to victory - and the third spot in Group C - on Tuesday by converting a penalty after Debinha was fouled by Elena Linari in the second half.

Jun 19, 2019, 11:47 AM IST

Philippe Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start

A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten.

Jun 15, 2019, 11:26 AM IST

Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in friendly win over Qatar ahead of Copa America opener

Brazilian TV said he was taken to hospital for a scan and the gravity of the injury just nine days ahead of Brazil's Copa America opener against Bolivia was not clear.

Jun 06, 2019, 09:29 AM IST

Brazil football star Neymar under investigation for alleged rape in Paris

The rape accusation was the latest blow for Neymar, who last month was stripped of the captaincy of the national team and has seen his international reputation suffer amid incidents of indiscipline.

Jun 02, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries

Failure to obtain congressional approval would have risked throwing Bolsonaro`s young government into a crisis

May 29, 2019, 11:51 AM IST