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Ronaldo, Messi, Ribery shortlisted for Ballon d'Or
Messi considered move to Arsenal

Messi considered move to Arsenal

A leading Spanish website has claimed that Lionel Messi was interested in a transfer to English Premier League club Arsenal before the Argentine star signed an extension with Barcelona in May. The 27-year-old was locked in contract extension talks with the Catalan giants and reportedly bonus... read more »

Dunga hired as Brazil football coach

Dunga hired as Brazil football coach

Brazil has hired Dunga as the coach of the national football team, returning to a job he held four years ago. The 50-year—-ld Dunga replaces Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned last week after Brazil failed to win the World Cup. Brazil was eliminated in the semifinals in a humiliating 7—1 loss to... read more »

Steven Gerrard retires from internationa...

Steven Gerrard retires from international football

England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from international football on Monday to focus on playing for Liverpool. The 34—year—old midfielder made 114 appearances for England over 14 years. Gerrard said he “agonized” over his future after the World Cup in Brazil, where England... read more »

Former Brazil defender Andre Santos atta...

Former Brazil defender Andre Santos attacked by fan

Arsenal fans will not have fond memories of Andre Santos, but all will be disappointed to learn of the treatment meted out to the defender in Brazil. Now playing for Flamengo, the left-back bore the brunt of fan anger after they lost 4-0 to Internacional on Sunday. Brazilian website Lancenet... read more »

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Germany impose historic 7-1 World Cup defeat on Brazil

Brazil have never suffered such a big defeat in any international tournament and never put on such a shambolic defense performance as during an 18-minute period when Germany scored four... read more »

Germany inflict historic 7-1 World Cup rout on Brazil

Germany inflicted a historic 7-1 rout on hosts Brazil on Tuesday to reach the World Cup final as Miroslav Klose became the all-time leading scorer in the history of the tournament. Brazil... read more »

Best yet to come from Germany: Joachim Loew

Joachim Loew insists that the best is yet to come from his side on the eve of Friday’s World Cup quarterfinal against France. Loew’s Germans take on the French at Rio de... read more »

We don’t care about winning ugly, we just want to win, says Neymar

Brazil striker Neymar has admitted he is happy to win ugly as he looks to take another step towards delivering his country’s sixth World Cup on home soil against Colombia in Fortaleza... read more »

Venezuela eager for Maradona to coach national team

Venezuelan media on Wednesday welcomed the news that Argentina’s former star footballer Diego Maradona might coach their national team. Maradona announced on Tuesday he was set to discuss the... read more »