Coronavirus Outbreak: Brazil’s leading athletes step up to help most vulnerable communities battle COVID-19
As infections of the novel coronavirus rise steadily in Brazil and threaten to cause chaos in its densely populated favelas, some of the country’s leading athletes are stepping up to help the most vulnerable communities.
FIFA World Cup moments: Roberto Baggio, Italy's hero who suffered heartbreak in 1994 final against Brazil
Baggio's 1994 FIFA World Cup story is similar to that of Zidane albeit their was no head butt. On 17 July 1994, Baggio missed a crucial penalty in the shootout that led to Brazil clinching the final and winning their fourth World Cup title.
Ligue 1: Tearful Neymar asks media to end 'false stories' about rift with PSG teammate Edinson Cavani
An emotional Neymar called for an end to "false stories" about his alleged frosty relations with Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery and Edinson Cavani.
Lionel Messi showcases his leadership on the pitch. But Diego Maradona prefers a more hands-on approach and expects his leaders to be more vocal and active.
Corinthians boss Tite was named as the new coach of Brazil , succeeding Dunga, who was sacked after the team's humiliating exit from the Copa America.
Brazil head coach Dunga has said he does not fear losing his job despite his side’s shocking exit from the group stage of the Copa America Centenario.
Brazil coach Dunga hailed Philippe Coutinho for delivering his Liverpool club form after he led the team to a 7-1 victory over Haiti at the Copa America.
If the groups turn out as expected, Brazil will face Lionel Messi’s Argentina in the semi-finals.
Defender Thiago Silva has criticised Brazil coach Dunga and star player Neymar after claiming neither of them told him he was no longer Brazil captain.
"He never came to talk to me," Thiago Silva said of Neymar, the Barcelona striker who was made captain by coach Dunga after the World Cup.
Brazilian players have been told to avoid using earrings, caps and flip-flops while on international duty as part of a disciplinary crackdown by manager Dunga.
A superb 83rd minute free-kick from captain Neymar gave Brazil a winning start under new coach Dunga as they beat Colombia 1-0 in a fiercely contested friendly.
Former Brazil coach Dunga has revealed lessons from Brazil's storied football past convinced him to leave Neymar out of the Selecao's 2010 World Cup squad.
'Era Dunga' was a time when Brazil played a slower and more mechanical football which got them the results but not the cheers.