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Brazil president urges broad investigation after FIFA probe

IBN Live – 5/28/2015

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff called on Wednesday for a comprehensive investigation of wrongdoing in soccer after U.S. and Swiss authorities announced separate inquiries into the activities of the game’s powerful governing body, FIFA. 54 mais palavras

Nation, Politics & Government

Nike Cooperating with Probe in FIFA Scandal

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Nike on Wednesday indicated it is “cooperating” with authorities after the arrests of FIFA officials in Zurich on corruption charges laid out in a 47-count indictment unveiled by U.S. 336 mais palavras


Neymar Denies Report Of Playing In World Cup Final

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) Neymar and the Brazilian football confederation have denied media reports that the striker could undergo special treatment on his fractured vertebra to try to play in the World Cup final if Brazil makes it that far. 158 mais palavras


Why Brazil's footballers are prepared to go on strike

Gilberto Silva – The Guardian, 2/10/2014

For a lot of people outside the country, the main problem concerning Brazilian football is the delays in construction… 212 mais palavras

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Diego Costa Chooses Spain Over Brazil

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa has finally chosen his national allegiance. He’s chosen to play for the Spanish national team.

The Brazilian-born Costa has made his name in Spain, where he has scored 27 goals in 69 appearance for Atletico. 427 mais palavras


Brazil's soccer secretary opposes premier league-style structure

Tariq Panja – Bloomberg, 10/28/2013

Brazil’s plans to reform soccer after decades of mismanagement won’t include an English Premier League-style model because it would weaken the national team, according to the government official overseeing the sport. 94 mais palavras

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The Biggest Problems Of Brazilian Football Ahead OF 2014

Football in Brazil has been going well in recent years, improved finances in the Brazilian leagues has meant the clubs have been able to keep hold of their star players and spend more money on transfer targets. 733 mais palavras