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Rivaldo Vítor Borba Ferreira, Known as Rivaldo is backs ''brilliant'' Fred to deliver for Manchester United

Rivaldo, who was part of Brazil`s World Cup winning team in 2002, is back 

Jun 06, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

UEFA throw out Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion in cup tie

UEFA have thrown out a protest by Fenerbahce, who complained that Champions League opponents Shakhtar Donetsk fielded Fred in last week`s tie despite allegations of a doping offence against the Brazilian midfielder.

Aug 04, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

Brazil midfielder Fred tests positive for banned substance

Brazil midfielder Fred tested positive for the banned substance hydrochlorothiazide during the June-July Copa America, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Friday.

Aug 01, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion by Shakhtar

Fenerbahce have protested to UEFA over the inclusion in a Champions League tie by Ukraine`s Shakhtar Donetsk of Brazilian midfielder Fred despite reports he had tested positive for a banned substance, the Turkish club said Friday.

Jul 31, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

Shakhtar field midfielder despite threat of doping ban

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu admitted he went against UEFA`s wishes in fielding midfielder Fred in Tuesday`s Champions League qualifier despite being aware of a possible doping violation h

Jul 29, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

My family told me to quit after World Cup: Fred

Former Brazilian striker Fred has revealed his family asked him to quit after Brazil's World Cup semifinal defeat to Germany in July 2014.

Feb 28, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

Fred hits out at critics after brace

Former Brazil striker Fred surged to the top of Brazil's Serie A scoring chart with a brace in Fluminense's 5-2 victory over Corinthians.

Dec 01, 2014, 14:28 PM IST

Fred declares World Cup nightmare over

Former Brazil striker Fred has declared his World Cup nightmare over after scoring twice in Fluminense's 3-0 victory over Palmeiras.

Sep 14, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

Fred ends goal drought

Fluminense coach Cristovao Borges has hailed the return to form of Fred after the striker ended his goal drought with a brace in the Brazilian team`s 4-0 victory over Sport.

Aug 26, 2014, 13:13 PM IST

Gremio give Luiz Felipe Scolari first win, Fred fluffs Flu penalty

Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari enjoyed his first win since returning to Gremio and Fluminense forward Fred missed a penalty in their 2-0 defeat against Botafogo in the Brazilian championship.

Aug 18, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Fred criticises Fluminense teammates

Former Brazil striker Fred severely criticised his Fluminense teammates after the side crashed out of the Brazilian Cup, beaten by minnows America-RN.

Aug 15, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

Shakhtar `confident` players will return to Ukraine

Shakhtar Donetsk president Rinat Akhmetov says he is confident Brazil striker Fred and five teammates who have refused to return to Ukraine after the Malaysia Airlines crash will be back soon.

Jul 21, 2014, 14:30 PM IST

Fred retires from international football

Brazilian striker Fred has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 30 after a poor show in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Jul 14, 2014, 18:56 PM IST

We will be scarred for life: Brazil Striker Fred

Brazil striker Fred has said the team`s 7-1 World Cup semifinal loss to Germany will leave a permanent scare on the Selecao`s players.

Jul 09, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

From Ground Zero: Brazil win semi-final berth but lose Neymar

Brazil’s star striker Neymar suffered a fracture in the vertebra on the left side in the dying moments of their match against Colombia which they won 2-1. But now, according to the medical department of the Brazilian team, Neymar will not play in the World Cup any more.

Jul 05, 2014, 18:58 PM IST

Neymar ruled out of World Cup as Brazil face mighty Germans

Brazil`s talisman Neymar will miss the remaining action at home and most importantly in the most crucial stage of the show-piece FIFA World Cup 2014. Brazil overcame Colombian challenge in the quarter finals last night but their biggest challenge lies ahead now - Germany!

Jul 05, 2014, 11:15 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung wants Hulk, Fred to ease pressure off Neymar

As the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2014 start today, its battle of the world`s heavyweights who know a win could get them to the last-four. Germany are pitted against France as hosts Brazil face gritty Colombia. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said that Hulk and Fred need to help Neymar for Brazil. He also added that the flu that hit several German players will be a blow against France.

Jul 04, 2014, 12:47 PM IST

Kaka backs Fred and Jo to get goals for Brazil

World Cup winner Kaka says Brazil`s current strikers do not measure up to those from years gone by, but he has backed Fred and Jo to come good at this tournament.

Jun 28, 2014, 10:41 AM IST

Fred jumps to defence of Suarez

Brazil striker Fred said on Thursday the lengthy ban for biting handed down to Uruguay`s Luis Suarez could "ruin his livelihood."

Jun 27, 2014, 04:29 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2014: Fred, Neymar sharpen teeth in training

Brazil strikers Fred and Neymar jokingly took a leaf out of Luis Suarez`s book on Wednesday by pretending to bite teammate Marcelo and Dani Alves in training.

Jun 26, 2014, 11:53 AM IST