# Brazil

This year
# Criticism
Fifa boss Infantino under fire for behaviour at Pele's wake
The organisation’s president took a selfie with some of the late star’s old teammates on Monday right beside the open coffin.
Last year
# Mixed Fortunes
Ireland move up in latest Fifa rankings, Argentina fail to displace rivals
Brazil remain top despite their recent quarter-final loss to Croatia.
# Opinion
Ranking the 10 best matches of the 2022 World Cup
Argentina-Netherlands and other memorable encounters.
# hot prospect
Real Madrid sign 16-year-old Brazilian starlet
Endrick will join the Spanish club in July 2024 for an undisclosed sum.
# Unhappy
Neymar 'psychologically destroyed' by World Cup exit
He never got to take a spot kick in the shootout that Croatia won 4-2 to move into the semi-finals.
# Final Four
Croatia knock out World Cup favourites Brazil in dramatic penalty shootout
Brazil’s bid for a sixth World Cup came crashing down as Croatia booked their place in the World Cup semi-finals.
# Opinion
Ranking the 8 remaining teams at the 2022 World Cup
Brazil and the other sides who are in contention to triumph.
# Transfer News
Brazil international joins Nottingham Forest
Gustavo Scarpa recently left Palmeiras following the expiration of his contract.
# Opinion
Ranking the 16 teams left in the World Cup
Brazil and France are among the favourites to lift the trophy
# Upset
Cameroon's stunning victory over Brazil not enough to advance
It was a historic night for Dani Alves, as he became his country’s oldest player.
'Football was a diversion. I was a doctor'
A look at how Tostão and other members of the Brazil 1970 World Cup-winning team dealt with their success.
# Predictions
Ranking the 10 teams most likely to win the World Cup
Brazil and other sides who are in strong contention to lift the trophy.
# Kick it out
Richarlison racially abused with banana as Brazil beat Tunisia in Paris friendly
The incident occurred as the Tottenham striker ran towards the corner flag to celebrate scoring.
# Allegation
Outcry in Brazil over 'racist' remark on Vinicius Junior
Pele, Neymar and other big names voiced their outrage on Friday.
# Game off
Brazil against replaying abandoned Argentina World Cup qualifier
The original fixture, in September last year, was halted when Brazilian health officials stormed on the pitch alleging Covid-19 quarantine breaches.
# Anger
Australian state 'p****d off' after Messi's Argentina pull out of highly anticipated clash
Ticket holders for the clash at Melbourne Cricket Ground will be eligible for refunds.
# Legend
'One of the best days of our lives' - Brazil great Roberto Carlos scores for English pub team
The 48-year-old retired full-back appeared for Bull in the Barne United in the village of Hanwood, near Shrewsbury.
# Special Guest
Brazil and Real Madrid legend Roberto Carlos set to get a taste of English Sunday league football
The 48-year-old is set to be involved as Bull in the Barne face Harlescott Rangers.
# Legend
World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos set to line out for Sunday League team
The raffle also saw East Sussex team Pevensey and Westham land the services of former England forward Eni Aluko for one fixture.
# Lucky Boy
Brazil's Alisson sees two red cards overturned in controversial draw with Ecuador
Both teams had a player dismissed in a heated 1-1 World Cup qualifier draw.
All time
# New Look
Brazil and Argentina among the teams set to join Nations League from 2024
Uefa vice-president Zbigniew Boniek made the announcement today.
# persistence
30-year-old former delivery man at home in AC Milan shirt after fairytale rise
Junior Messias was plying his trade in Italy’s third-tier Serie C as recently as 2019.
# Keep calm and carry on
'He is mentally very strong, I don't think there is a problem' - Support for Neymar
Mauricio Pochettino says the PSG star has ‘no doubt’ that the star will carry on playing at the top level ‘for many years’.
# Controversy
Veteran Brazil defender embroiled in row over unpaid wages
Sao Paulo have parted company with Dani Alves as a result of the dispute.
# samba boys
Eight Brazilian players to be barred from playing in Premier League this weekend
The Premier League’s clubs reached a collective decision not to release players for action in red-list countries.
# return of the hulk
Hulk a surprise inclusion as Brazil call up 9 new players with Euro club boycott looming
Manager Tite faces the prospect of losing 15 of his original group of 25 players.
# Influential
Italy's Brazil-born beating heart at Euro 2020
Jorginho has been among the most impressive midfielders at the tournament.
# hosts
Neymar, Marquinhos and Gabigol send Brazil to victory in Copa America opener
Colombia also claimed a 1-0 win over Ecuador as the South American championships got underway.
# Covid-19
Brazil's players say they are 'against Copa America' - but won't boycott tournament
Tournament is being hosted in Brazil in a last-minute, pandemic-defying switch from Argentina.
# Double Take
Retaken Neymar penalty helps Brazil maintain perfect WC qualifying start
Brazil move four points clear in South American qualifying with 2-0 win over Ecuador.
# Where It All Began
Brazil and Juventus winger Douglas Costa returns to boyhood club
The 30-year-old has signed for Gremio on loan.
# like a fine wine
38-year-old Dani Alves rejoins Brazil squad
36-year-old Chelsea defender Thiago Silva also features.
# South America
Neymar hat-trick sees PSG star surpass Ronaldo's goalscoring record for Brazil
Elsewhere, Argentina laboured to a 2-1 win over Bolivia and Chile drew 2-2 with Colombia.
# lockdown life
Ronaldinho enjoys 'golden cell' in locked-down Paraguay capital
Ronaldinho is spending his second week under house arrest in an exclusive hotel in the country.
# samba boys
The Boys in Green from Brazil: Eusebio, Iran and Ireland at 'the Minicopa'
In 1972, the national side took on the best in the world in the home of football.
# Staying at Home
Martinelli reveals Arsenal blocked Brazil U23 call-up
The winger was left disappointed after the Gunners decided to keep him out of a pre-Olympic tournament.
# Claim
'There are people who don't want Neymar to return' - Messi
The Blaugrana superstar says the Brazilian international’s controversial departure has left a bad taste in the mouth of some at Camp Nou.
# LA Night
Peru strike late to end Brazil's 17-game winning streak
Luis Abram’s header gives Peru 1-0 win in Los Angeles friendly.
# Controversy
PSG vow to take action as Neymar fails to show up for pre-season training
The statement by the Ligue 1 champions is the latest development in a tumultuous summer for the Brazil star.
# Champions
10-man Brazil triumph in Copa America final to end 12-year trophy wait
Tite’s side overcame Peru thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Richarlison and Sousa Soares.