FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Neymar hat-trick powers Brazil to victory over Peru; Argentina edge Bolivia
Peru twice took the lead through Andre Carrillo and a heavily deflected strike from Renato Tapia, but two controversial Neymar penalties, an injury time third and a close range strike from Richarlison maintained the Selecao's winning start to qualifying for Qatar 2022.
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Two Peruvian players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of Brazil clash
The Peruvian football federation issued a statement on Monday saying strikers Raúl Ruidiaz and Alex Valera have not shown serious symptoms of the coronavirus and have remained in isolation since before the results were known.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Neymar, Allison among Brazilian players and coaches to join forces to aid poor
The money will go to three organisations working in Brazil’s densely-populated favelas and is enough to provide food and sanitary products for 32,000 families for two months, CBF president Rogerio Caboclo said.
Philippe Coutinho scored one goal and helped set up another as Brazil beat South Korea 3-0 in a friendly on Tuesday to give the five-time world champion its first win in six games.
Lionel Messi told me to 'shut my mouth', says Brazil coach Tite after asking for a yellow card for the Argentine
Brazil head coach Tite has said that Argentine striker Lionel Messi told him to 'shut his mouth' during the clash between the South American football giants.
Neymar became one of seven Brazilians to reach 100 caps. He has scored 61 goals for the Selecao, making him the third highest scorer in the history of his national team.
Neymar says he is 'happy playing' for Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain as forward for 100th international appearance
Neymar has scored 61 goals in 99 games for the Selecao, making him the third highest scorer in the history of his national team. He is one behind Ronaldo but needs 16 to catch Pele.
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has not played since suffering an ankle injury in a friendly against Qatar in June which ruled him out of the Copa America.
Coach Tite's announcement comes as former captain Neymar appears set to leave the French outfit and head back to Spain before the end of the transfer window on 2 September, either with his former side Barcelona or Real Madrid.
Brazil court dismisses rape case against Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar citing lack of enough evidence
Trinidade filed a rape complaint with Sao Paulo police on her return from a trip to Paris in May in which she said she was raped by Neymar following a pre-arranged meeting. The player insisted that relations with the Brazilian woman were consensual.
Copa America 2019: 'It's an ideal time to play Brazil,' says Peru coach Ricardo Gareca ahead of continental final
While he said he'd analyzed all of Brazil's matches, Gareca insisted he'd taken no hints from Venezuela and Paraguay, two sides who kept a clean sheet against the hosts
Copa America 2019: Argentina Football Assocation lodges complaint with CONMEBOL over refereeing in Brazil defeat
AFA president Claudio Tapia sent a six-page letter to CONMEBOL in support of the Argentinian team after Lionel Messi himself expressed anger against refereeing of Ecuadorian Roddy Zambrano.
Copa America 2019: Argentina crash out but have a future to build on; Brazil still not getting the right balance
Copa America finally came to life with Brazil's 2-0 win over Argentina in the semi-finals. Despite the defeat, Argentina can take heart from progress made, something that cannot be said for Brazil.
Tite took over from the sacked Dunga following Brazil's poor performance at the 2016 Centenario Copa America and said that he is just as nervous now as he was during his early matches in charge of the national team.
Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero will have to sweat to score against Brazil, says Jesus
Striker Jesus reckons Argentina will have it tough to breach the Brazilian defence which has not conceded a goal in four matches at the Copa America
Copa America 2019: Gabriel Jesus converts winning spot-kick as Brazil exorcise Paraguay penalties demons to reach semis
Gabriel Jesus scored the winning spot-kick in a tense penalty shoot-out as Brazil exorcised their demons to beat Paraguay on Thursday and reach the Copa America semi-finals.
In a football mad Brazil, fans have stayed away from attending games owing to expensive tickets as saturation point hits with third Copa America in five years.
Copa America 2019: Venezuela hold Brazil to goalless draw after controversial VAR decision denies Philippe Coutinho's late strike
Coutinho thought he had fired Brazil into the quarter-finals in the 87th minute when he bundled home a finish from Everton Soares' driving run down the left wing at Salvador's Arena Fonte Nova Tuesday.
Copa America 2019: Brazil midfielder Casemiro says his team can still win tournament despite Neymar's absence
Star forward Neymar's injury absence changes nothing for Brazil at the Copa America, midfielder Casemiro said on Thursday, insisting that the hosts must triumph come what may.
Paris Saint-Germain confirm Neymar has been sidelined for four weeks due to ankle injury, club says no surgery required
Neymar is expected to be sidelined for four weeks by the ankle injury that has ruled him out of the Copa America with Brazil, his club Paris Saint-Germain said on Saturday.