Latest news about Brazil

Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup

2018-01-15 23:04

Footballing legend Pele says that Brazil are favourites to win the World Cup in Russia, four years on from their humiliation on home soil.

Romario runs for head of Brazilian federation

2017-12-21 07:37

Brazilian former international star turned senator Romario wants to run for the presidency of the country's corruption-tainted football governing...

What's lurking beyond the usual SWC suspects?

2017-11-16 21:04

Lionel Messi knows the teams he fears most at the 2018 World Cup: champions Germany, Brazil, France and Spain.

Coutinho a doubt for Brazil friendlies

2017-11-07 19:14

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is injured and will probably miss Brazil's friendly against Japan in Lille but could feature against England,...

Falcao strikes as Colombia snatch Brazil draw

2017-09-06 10:51

Radamel Falcao scored a second half equaliser as Colombia snatched a 1-1 draw to halt Brazil's remarkable streak.

Pele backs Neymar’s decision to get out of Messi’s shadow

2017-09-04 18:46

Brazil legend Pele has backed Neymar’s decision to leave Barcelona to join Paris Saint-Germain.

Brazil knock Germany off No 1 FIFA perch

2017-08-10 17:35

Captained by new Paris Saint Germain striker Neymar, Brazil have knocked Germany off the top of the FIFA rankings.

Bafana drop two places in latest FIFA rankings

2017-04-06 11:19

Brazil surged to the top of the FIFA world rankings for the first time in seven years while Bafana Bafana drop to 64th place.

Brazil's Marta takes Swedish nationality

2017-03-15 14:58

Five-time World Player of the Year Marta said on Wednesday she would continue to play for Brazil internationally after taking Swedish nationality.

Three players survive plane crash

2016-11-29 15:20

Three players from Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team have survived a plane crash in Colombia that killed 76 people, Colombian authorities said on...

Brazil soccer team in plane crash

2016-11-29 13:04

A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team to Colombia for a regional tournament final has crashed, officials have said.

South American Cup final suspended after Brazilian team air crash

2016-11-29 12:51

The South American Cup final has been suspended after an airliner carrying a Brazilian team that was to have competed, crashed in Colombia.

Half century for Neymar as Brazil crush Argentina

2016-11-11 11:30

Neymar scored his 50th international goal as Brazil thrashed arch-rivals Argentina in their 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifying duel.

Legendary Brazil football skipper dies at 72

2016-10-26 08:00

Carlos Alberto, captain of the great Brazil team that won the 1970 World Cup, has died of a heart attack in Rio.

Brazil go top, Argentina stunned in WCQ

2016-10-12 07:17

Brazil powered to the top of the table in South America's 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifying race with a victory over Venezuela.