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Brazil Footballer Fred Declares World Cup Nightmare Over
Indo-Asian News Service

Brazil Footballer Fred Declares World Cup Nightmare Over

His three goals for Fluminense against Palmeiras has helped Fred recover from the shock of World Cup where the Brazilian national team crashed out due to shoddy football.

World Cup 2014: Fred Quits International Football After Brazil Flop
Agence France-Presse

World Cup 2014: Fred Quits International Football After Brazil Flop

Fred ended the competition with a solitary goal, and was jeered by Brazilian supporters after being subsituted in Tuesday's 7-1 semi-final rout in Belo Horizonte.

Mocking Luis Suarez? Fred, Neymar Sharpen Teeth in Training
Agence France-Presse

Mocking Luis Suarez? Fred, Neymar Sharpen Teeth in Training

Brazil strikers Fred and Neymar engaged in some light-hearted tomfoolery by pretending to bite teammates Marcelo and Dani Alves in training.

FIFA World Cup: Neymar Brace Powers Brazil Into Last 16
Agence France-Presse

FIFA World Cup: Neymar Brace Powers Brazil Into Last 16

The victory secured the World Cup favourites Brazil top place in Group A, with a better goal difference than Mexico, and in theory an easier tie in the second round.

Brazil ban topless fans, drums at Maracana Stadium
Agence France-Presse

Brazil ban topless fans, drums at Maracana Stadium

Brazil's Maracana football stadium, one of the sport's most hallowed and raucous grounds, has some new rules of etiquette: remain seated during games and please wear a shirt.

Move to Manchester City unlikely, says Fred
Indo-Asian News Service

Move to Manchester City unlikely, says Fred

Brazil striker Fred has declared his wish to remain at Rio de Janeiro club Fluminense after reportedly attracting interest from English side Manchester City.

Brazil media acclaims national teams Confederations Cup win
Indo-Asian News Service

Brazil media acclaims national team's Confederations Cup win

Folha de Sao Paulo declared Luiz Felipe Scolari's team had endeared itself to those yearning for Brazil's return to the "joga bonito". Another daily, Terra, said Neymar had "turned the tables" after Barcelona's 4-0 victory over the 21-year-old's former club Santos in the FIFA Club World Cup final in Japan in 2011.

Neymar says Brazil must be respected after Confederations Cup win over Spain
Associated Press

Neymar says Brazil must be respected after Confederations Cup win over Spain

After scoring his fourth goal of the Confederations Cup in the Maracana Stadium on Sunday, Neymar won the Golden Ball award as the best player of the tournament. "Brazil has shown to the world that this is the Brazilian national team and that we must be respected," Neymar said.

Confederations Cup: Back to the drawing board as Brazil burst Spain bubble
Agence France-Presse

Confederations Cup: Back to the drawing board as Brazil burst Spain bubble

Del Bosque admitted Brazil were far better on the day - Spain looked exhausted and out for the count once Fred bundled in a second-minute opener for the hosts before Neymar and Fred again completed a one-sided affair. "They deserved it, and sometimes it is important to lose," said Del Bosque.

Brazil vs Spain: Scolari says team embarking on new path after Confederations Cup win
Agence France-Presse

Brazil vs Spain: Scolari says team embarking on new path after Confederations Cup win

Brazil began the tournament with the words of Pele ringing in their ears, with the legendary No.10 questioning whether Scolari's team were good enough to prevail. Almost as important as the level of performance on the pitch was the re-bonding of Brazil's team with their fans, Scolari said.

Confederations Cup: Clashes as Brazil trounce Spain
Agence France-Presse

Confederations Cup: Clashes as Brazil trounce Spain

Earlier Sunday, thousands of demonstrators marched toward Maracana, most of them peacefully. "There won't be a final," chanted some of them, who earlier released 20 balloons into the sky with a huge poster reading "FIFA, get out." The demonstrators ran in all directions under a cloud of tear gas but police awaited them at every corner.

Confederations Cup: Neymar is golden for Brazil, Iniesta is Spains silver
Agence France-Presse

Confederations Cup: Neymar is golden for Brazil, Iniesta is Spain's 'silver'

The silver ball award went to Andres Iniesta, who struggled in a Spanish midfield which never found its game in the final - the usually incisive Barcelona star and his teammates could not conjure their usual dominance and seemed to have left too much out on the turf in edging Italy on spotkicks in the semi-final.

Brazil vs Spain: Fred, Neymar lead Samba stars to Confederations Cup glory
Agence France-Presse

Brazil vs Spain: Fred, Neymar lead 'Samba stars' to Confederations Cup glory

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said the result as the perfect fillip as he plots a course to an assault on next year's World Cup finals in Brazil. His counterpart Vicente del Bosque meanwhile admitted Spain had been outclassed on the night. "There are no excuses. Brazil were better than us. We must congratulate them," del Bosque said.

Luiz Felipe Scolari insists Brazil on track after Uruguay grind
Agence France-Presse

Luiz Felipe Scolari insists Brazil on track after Uruguay grind

The Confederations event is but a dress rehearsal and on taking the job seven months ago, 11 years on from World Cup glory in Japan, Scolari insisted the ongoing event is a sideshow and should not detract from the true aim of a success in 12 months time.

Brazil edge Uruguay to reach Confederations Cup final
Agence France-Presse

Brazil edge Uruguay to reach Confederations Cup final

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez, who led Uruguay to the Copa America title in 2011 to book a berth here, was sanguine afterwards. Matches between the South American neighbours have long been tense affairs - not least since the Uruguayans shocked the Brazilians in the 1950 World Cup final in Rio to deny their hosts a first title.

David Luiz, Dani Alves, Hulk voice support for protesters in Brazil
Agence France-Presse

David Luiz, Dani Alves, Hulk voice support for protesters in Brazil

Some 250,000 people took to the streets of major cities on Monday to protest against the billions of dollars invested in major sporting events at the alleged expense of health and education.

England hold Brazil 2-2 in friendly at the Maracana Stadium
Agence France-Presse

England hold Brazil 2-2 in friendly at the Maracana Stadium

The draw heaps pressure has been heaped on Brazil coach

Decos "B" sample confirms failed doping test
Associated Press

Deco's "B" sample confirms failed doping test

Fluminense said Friday that Deco has already hired lawyers to defend him. The player vehemently denied any wrongdoing and said the result likely stemmed from contaminated vitamins.

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