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Barcelona star Neymar was as expected named in the Brazil squad for the Olympics football tournament on Thursday as well Paris Saint Germain defender Marquinhos.
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Barcelona have extended the contract of Brazilian forward Neymar keeping him at the Nou Camp until 2021.
Brazilian football star Hulk signed for Chinese side Shanghai SIPG after passing a medical, the club said.
Mamelodi Sundowns right-back Ricardo Nascimento believes that playing regularly would improve his chances of a spot in the Brazil squad.
Brazilian international Hulk arrived in Shanghai Wednesday for talks with Sven-Goran Eriksson's Shanghai SIPG side.
New Brazil coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi was already expressing concern about the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.
Brazil's football confederation confirmed on Twitter the appointment of Tite as the new national team coach.
Brazil's legendary former striker Pele has hailed new national coach Tite as a "reliable" pair of hands for the demoralised national team.
Brazil have sacked coach Dunga following a stunning first round exit at the Copa America Centenario edition. .
Jurgen Klinsmann called on football authorities to introduce video technology after Brazil's controversial exit from the Copa America.
The Copa America erupted into controversy after a refereeing blunder sent Brazil crashing to a defeat against Peru.
Brazil coach Dunga hailed hat-trick hero Philippe Coutinho for delivering his Liverpool club form in the colours of the Selecao.
Philippe Coutinho completed a hat-trick as Brazil routed Haiti 7-1 at the Copa America Centenario.
Haiti will meet Brazil for the first time in a competitive game on Wednesday.
Brazil showed touches of magic but a lack of killer instinct as they were held to a draw by Ecuador in their Copa America Group B opener.