Neymar loses Brazil captaincy to Dani Alves for Copa America

Soccer 05/27/19, 22:11

Brazilian star Neymar lost his national team's captaincy for the Copa America to veteran Dani Alves, in another move suggesting the striker will be under heavy pressure to deliver the title of the South American tournament on home soil.Brazil's football confederation, CBF, said in a statement on Monday that 36-year-old ...

Brazil coach Tite under pressure ahead of Copa America

Soccer 05/21/19, 10:24

Having too many players to choose from is a problem most coaches relish.For Tite, it's a problem he could do without.The Brazil coach recently picked his squad for this year's Copa America, and it unsurprisingly included Neymar and Thiago Silva — two of the national team's most important players. But ...

Gabriel Jesus helps Brazil rally past Czech Republic 3-1

Soccer 03/26/19, 17:04

Substitute Gabriel Jesus scored twice in the second half as Brazil came from behind to beat the Czech Republic 3-1 in an international friendly on Tuesday.Roberto Firmino started the rally, equalizing four minutes into the second half as he capitalized on a defensive blunder and beat goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka one ...

Vinicius Junior called up for Brazil for 1st time

Soccer 02/28/19, 10:30

Vinicius Junior has been called up to the Brazilian national team for the first time for friendly matches against Panama and the Czech Republic.The 18-year-old striker has become a key player for Real Madrid this season.Brazil coach Tite also called up midfielder Felipe Anderson and striker Richarlison.Brazil is preparing to ...

Paqueta proving he’s worth the hype as settles at AC Milan

Soccer 01/21/19, 18:30

Lucas Paqueta is settling in at AC Milan and beginning to prove he is worth the hype.While the Brazil international did not score in a 2-0 win at Genoa on Monday, he was at the heart of most of the Rossoneri's good play and hit the woodwork.Fabio Borini and Suso ...

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