RIVALDO: Gabriel Jesus should worry about Richarlison

Gabriel Jesus is not worried about his lack of goals for Brazil and insists he is helping the team on the pitch in different ways. The Arsenal striker may be a favourite at the Emirates, but he is not the first-choice striker under Tite for Brazil, and is certainly not a fans’ favourite. The 25-year-old … Continue reading RIVALDO: Gabriel Jesus should worry about Richarlison

Former Chelsea and Brazil coach retires from football

Luiz Felipe Scolari, who led Brazil to its last World Cup title in 2002 and took Portugal to the final of the European Championship in 2004, confirmed his retirement as a club coach on Sunday. The 74-year-old Brazilian made his farewell after Athleticos 3-0 home win on Sunday against Botafogo in the final round of … Continue reading Former Chelsea and Brazil coach retires from football

The influence of football on Brazil elections

The Brazilian football jersey is one of those iconic and instantly recogniZable shirts around the world. A strip that throughout football history has inspired both fear and admiration. You could probably ask anyone, anywhere in the world, a football fan or not, which country THAT jersey is from - and most would not think twice. … Continue reading The influence of football on Brazil elections

FOOTBALL FACTS: What you probably don’t know about Brazilian legend Socrates

A few days ago, Sadio Mane was awarded the Socrates award for his contribution to humanity. This award was named after Socrates, one of the greatest midfielders of all time, who sacrificed his career for the betterment of his country. Brazil was under the rule of a tyrant and there was no equal treatment for … Continue reading FOOTBALL FACTS: What you probably don’t know about Brazilian legend Socrates

The greatest football game ever

The 1954 FIFA World Cup quarter-final match was nicknamed "The Battle of Berne." It was contested between Hungary and Brazil on 27 June 1954 at the Wankdorf Stadium in Berne, Switzerland. Both teams were known for their attacking play and prior to the game, Brazil had scored six goals in their two group stage matches … Continue reading The greatest football game ever

Ronaldinho names best player in the Premier League

Brazilian legend, Ronaldinho, has identified Arsenal’s Gabriel Jesus as one of the best players in the Premier League. Ronaldinho said he expects big things from Jesus this season. Jesus has been impressive for Mikel Arteta’s side since joining the Gunners from Manchester City this summer. In an interview with the Mirror, Ronaldinho said: “When Gabriel … Continue reading Ronaldinho names best player in the Premier League

DEATH THREATS: Willian leaves Corinthians for ‘safety reasons’

Willian has left Corinthians after receiving death threats, the former Arsenal and Chelsea player said. The 34-year-old went on a free transfer to Corinthians last summer, but now says he will return to Europe and that he has terminated the contract with the Brazilian club.  English media has linked him to Premier League club Fulham FC. "I did … Continue reading DEATH THREATS: Willian leaves Corinthians for ‘safety reasons’

Xavi snubbed Brazil job to coach Barcelona

New Barcelona boss Xavi has revealed that he snubbed the chance to take over the Brazil national team to seal his return to Camp Nou. Barcelona have finally confirmed that legendary former midfielder Xavi has returned to Camp Nou as their new manager. After months of speculation, his arrival was finally made official on Saturday, … Continue reading Xavi snubbed Brazil job to coach Barcelona

Ronaldinho admits he loves football and music

Always wearing a smile on his face and ready to enjoy life, Ronaldinho appeared on Ibai Llanos' Twitch channel on Sunday to talk about a range of subjects. Ronaldinho The former Brazil international spoke about his time at Barcelona through to his plans for the future, travelling the world as an ambassador for the Catalan … Continue reading Ronaldinho admits he loves football and music

Will Philippe Coutinho take pay cut to leave Barca?

Philippe Coutinho’s departure from Barca this summer is possible but it will all depend on the player himself. Philippe Coutinho Barca know he should go but will not force him to take a decision. It will be the Brazilian himself who must take a step forward to start the exit process. He currently has three … Continue reading Will Philippe Coutinho take pay cut to leave Barca?

COVID-19

Study confirms COVID-19 has been present in Brazil since November 2019

A new study from the University of Santa Catarina in Brazil revealed that SARS-CoV-2 particles were found in human sewage at the end of November 2019, which might be the oldest sample of the COVID-19 in Latin America so far. The authors of the study published in the MedRxiv science journal analyzed human sewage located … Continue reading Study confirms COVID-19 has been present in Brazil since November 2019

CORONAVIRUS: Daily death toll now highest in Brazil

Brazil now has the second worst coronavirus outbreak in the world, according to official figures—and unlike the US, which has the world's worst outbreak, the daily death toll is rising. Reuters reports that on Monday, Brazilian COVID-19 deaths rose above the US daily toll for the first time, with 807 deaths reported in 24 hours, compared to 620 … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS: Daily death toll now highest in Brazil