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Brazilian footballer re-arrested after premature release from prison

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It turned out to be an incredibly brief return to football. Brazilian goalkeeper Bruno, who was sentenced to 22 years in prison for the murder of his then-girlfriend - Eliza Samudio - was signed by a second-division club upon his premature release from prison. The developments naturally upset a lot of sentiments and caused a lot of furore.

Brazilian goalkeeper who ordered his girlfriend’s murder in 2010 gets signed by a new club

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Goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes de Souza has been handed a two-year contract by Brazilian club Boa Esporte. This would have been just another piece of transfer news had the goalkeeper in question not done something truly despicable in the past.

‘Bruno’ was recently released from prison after serving seven years of a 22-year sentence following the 2010 murder of his then girlfriend, Eliza Samudio, who he met at a footballers’ party in 2009, and with whom he had a son.

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Brazil court orders ‘murder’ goalkeeper back to prison

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Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s Supreme Court ordered the re-incarceration Tuesday of a professional goalkeeper released after partially serving a sentence for the gruesome murder of his ex-girlfriend.

“The Supreme Court has revoked its decision suspending his imprisonment,” the court said in a statement.

Brazil court orders ‘murder’ goalkeeper back to prison

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Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s Supreme Court ordered the re-incarceration Tuesday of a professional goalkeeper released after partially serving a sentence for the gruesome murder of his ex-girlfriend.

“The Supreme Court has revoked its decision suspending his imprisonment,” the court said in a statement.

Prosecutor urges Brazil ‘murder’ goalkeeper back to prison

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Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazil’s top prosecutor on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to re-incarcerate a star goalkeeper recently released after partially serving a sentence for the gruesome murder of his ex-girlfriend.

Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot asked the court to reverse an earlier ruling that freed Bruno Fernandes das Dores de Souza in February, pending an appeal against his 2013 sentence of 22 years prison for his role in the woman’s slaying.

Brazil top FIFA rankings for first time since 2010

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Zurich (AFP) – Brazil surged to the top of the FIFA world rankings for the first time in seven years on Thursday, made all the sweeter as they usurped great rivals Argentina.

It caps a terrific week for forward Neymar and Brazil - last week they became the first country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, their latest step on the road to redemption after the embarrassment and heartache of their World Cup failure on home soil in 2014.

Brazil top FIFA rankings for first time since 2010

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Zurich (AFP) – Brazil surged to the top of the FIFA world rankings for the first time in seven years on Thursday, made all the sweeter as they usurped great rivals Argentina.

It caps a terrific week for forward Neymar and Brazil - last week they became the first country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, their latest step on the road to redemption after the embarrassment and heartache of their World Cup failure on home soil in 2014.

Chapecoense face Atletico four months after crash

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Chapecó (Brazil) (AFP) – Four months after a plane crash all but wiped out Chapecoense, the Brazilian club will on Tuesday face the rivals they were on their way to play, Colombia’s Atletico Nacional.

Nineteen Chapecoense players and 24 club officials were killed on November 28 when the team’s plane crashed into the Colombian mountains.

Brazil book FIFA World Cup berth, Argentina tumble

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Montevideo (AFP) – Brazil became the first team to qualify for the World Cup on Tuesday after beating Paraguay to clinch an eighth consecutive victory as Argentina’s campaign stumbled after the shock suspension of Lionel Messi.

Five-time champions Brazil had been left waiting in suspense after goals from Neymar, Philippe Coutinho and Marcelo handed them a 3-0 win over the Paraguayans at Sao Paulo’s Arena Corinthians.

Brazil book FIFA World Cup berth, Argentina tumble

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Montevideo (AFP) – Brazil became the first team to qualify for the World Cup on Tuesday after beating Paraguay to clinch an eighth consecutive victory as Argentina’s campaign stumbled after the shock suspension of Lionel Messi.

Five-time champions Brazil had been left waiting in suspense after goals from Neymar, Philippe Coutinho and Marcelo handed them a 3-0 win over the Paraguayans at Sao Paulo’s Arena Corinthians.

Costa return bolsters Bayern’s treble bid

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s hopes of securing a second treble in four years received a boost on Tuesday with Douglas Costa back in training after the club confirmed he does not need knee surgery.

The Brazil winger did some stability exercises at Bayern’s training ground as Carlo Ancelotti’s squad gathered after the international break.

Costa return bolsters Bayern’s treble bid

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s hopes of securing a second treble in four years received a boost on Tuesday with Douglas Costa back in training after the club confirmed he does not need knee surgery.

The Brazil winger did some stability exercises at Bayern’s training ground as Carlo Ancelotti’s squad gathered after the international break.

To Russia with Love? Buoyant Brazil on brink of World Cup

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Montevideo (AFP) – A buoyant Brazil could book their place at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday while Argentina will attempt to give their qualifying campaign more breathing space with a game at altitude against Bolivia.

After sinking into a protracted depression after the trauma of their humiliating 2014 World Cup exit, Brazil have undergone a transformation since new manager Tite took over last year.

To Russia with Love? Buoyant Brazil on brink of World Cup

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Montevideo (AFP) – A buoyant Brazil could book their place at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday while Argentina will attempt to give their qualifying campaign more breathing space with a game at altitude against Bolivia.

After sinking into a protracted depression after the trauma of their humiliating 2014 World Cup exit, Brazil have undergone a transformation since new manager Tite took over last year.

Brazil on brink, Messi revives Argentina in World Cup qualifiers

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Montevideo (AFP) – Brazil thrashed Uruguay to move to the brink of the World Cup finals on Thursday as Lionel Messi got Argentina’s faltering qualification campaign back on track with the only goal to sink Chile.

A superb hat-trick from China-based midfielder Paulinho powered Brazil to a 4-1 drubbing of the Uruguayans in Montevideo to leave the five-time world champions all-but-certain of a place at next year’s finals in Russia.

Brazil on brink, Messi revives Argentina in World Cup qualifiers

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Montevideo (AFP) – Brazil thrashed Uruguay to move to the brink of the World Cup finals on Thursday as Lionel Messi got Argentina’s faltering qualification campaign back on track with the only goal to sink Chile.

A superb hat-trick from China-based midfielder Paulinho powered Brazil to a 4-1 drubbing of the Uruguayans in Montevideo to leave the five-time world champions all-but-certain of a place at next year’s finals in Russia.

Brazil on brink, Messi revives Argentina

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Montevideo (AFP) – Brazil thrashed Uruguay to move to the brink of the World Cup finals on Thursday as Lionel Messi got Argentina’s faltering qualification campaign back on track with the only goal to sink Chile.

A superb hat-trick from China-based midfielder Paulinho powered Brazil to a 4-1 drubbing of the Uruguayans in Montevideo to leave the five-time world champions all-but-certain of a place at next year’s finals in Russia.

Brazil on brink, Messi revives Argentina

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Montevideo (AFP) – Brazil thrashed Uruguay to move to the brink of the World Cup finals on Thursday as Lionel Messi got Argentina’s faltering qualification campaign back on track with the only goal to sink Chile.

A superb hat-trick from China-based midfielder Paulinho powered Brazil to a 4-1 drubbing of the Uruguayans in Montevideo to leave the five-time world champions all-but-certain of a place at next year’s finals in Russia.

Paulinho hat-trick as Brazil thrash Uruguay

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Montevideo (AFP) – China-based midfielder Paulinho scored a hat-trick as Brazil thrashed Uruguay 4-1 to move to the brink of the World Cup finals here Thursday.

Barcelona superstar Neymar scored Brazil’s other goal with a cheeky lob as the five-time world champions opened up a seven-point lead at the top of the South American qualifying standings.

Paulinho hat-trick as Brazil thrash Uruguay

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Montevideo (AFP) – China-based midfielder Paulinho scored a hat-trick as Brazil thrashed Uruguay 4-1 to move to the brink of the World Cup finals here Thursday.

Barcelona superstar Neymar scored Brazil’s other goal with a cheeky lob as the five-time world champions opened up a seven-point lead at the top of the South American qualifying standings.

Chapecoense lose first Libertadores home match

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Chapecó (Brazil) (AFP) – Chapecoense made an emotional but ultimately disappointing home debut in the Copa Libertadores losing their biggest hometown match since a plane crash all but wiped out the Brazilian club.

The team, which is trying to rise from the ashes of the November 28 crash, lost to Argentine side Lanus 3-1 on a rainy night at Arena Conda, in the small southern city of Chapeco.

Chapecoense lose first Libertadores home match

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Chapecó (Brazil) (AFP) – Chapecoense made an emotional but ultimately disappointing home debut in the Copa Libertadores losing their biggest hometown match since a plane crash all but wiped out the Brazilian club.

The team, which is trying to rise from the ashes of the November 28 crash, lost to Argentine side Lanus 3-1 on a rainy night at Arena Conda, in the small southern city of Chapeco.

South America

Brazilian Supreme Court Settle 30-Year Dispute By Finally Awarding 1987 Championship Title To Sport Recife

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It's taken almost 30 years, but today a court ruling has resolvedthe bitter dispute over just who won the 1987 Brazilian footballchampionship.

Both Sport do Recife and Flamengo claim to be the true champions of 1987, but the Supreme Court has now ruled in favour of the former.

Dressed To Shill: Brazilian Team Forgo Squad Numbers To Play With Supermarket Price Offers On Back Of Shirts (Photo)

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In the relentless quest to milk as much money out of shirt sponsors as possible, Brazilian side Flu de Feira came up with a novel way in which to shill for the local supermarket chain.

For Wednesday evening's Serie D clash against Bahia, Flu took to the pitch wearing jerseys that featured several special price offers.

Joga Bonito: Brazilian Match Produces Magnificent Spectacle For Goalmouth Scramble Purists (Video)

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Caxias pipped Juventude in theCampeonato Gaucho on Sunday afternoon, smuggling a 1-0 away win to keep themselves within four points of top spot in the Group 1 table.

However, the real highlight of the match was the sensationalgoalmouth scramble that eruptedat one point.

FAIL: Ex-Sevilla Striker Luis Fabiano Sent Off After Referee Feigns Headbutt During Brazilian Match (Video)

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Luis Fabiano found himself the recipient of one of the softest red cards theCampeonato Carioca has ever seen when the veteran striker was dismissed during the 54th minute of Vasco da Gama's 2-2 draw with Flamengo on Sunday evening.

Having already picked up a yellow earlier in the match, Fabiano made the mistake of getting all up in the referee's business only to find that the official had been taking pointers from his hero, one Paul Alcock.

Neymar Scores Impudent Chip, Ex-Tottenham Flop Paulinho Nets Stunning Hat-Trick As Brazil Beat Uruguay 4-1 (Video)

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With both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldoentering the autumns of their respective careers, 25-year-old Neymar is surely destined to eventually take their places as the best player on the planet.

During Brazil's World Cup qualifier away to Uruguay on Thursday night, the Barcelona star scored a peach of a goal while ex-Tottenhammidfielder Paulinho bagged a cracking hat-trick.

Retro Football: Ronaldinho Scores First Ever Goal For Brazil (Assisted By Cafu) Against Venezuela, 1999 (Video)

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Ronaldinho is turning 37 years young today, so we thought we'd offer a simple tribute by traipsing right back to the far end of the Brazilian virtuoso's career.

The year was 1999, and theSelecao were playing Venezuela in their opening matchof the Copa America.

With Brazil already 4-0 up, a scrawny young bag of bones entered the fray in the 70th minute and promptly opened his international goal-scoring account just four minutes later.

Goalkeeper convicted of brutal murder returns to Brazilian football, prompting outrage

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Sent to prison for murdering his ex-girlfriend and feeding her to his dogs, Bruno Fernandes is a free man again. And it didn't take long for clubs in Brazil to make offers to sign the...

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Brazilian Game Goes From Minor Foul To Multi-Man Brawl, Riot Police, Tear Gas And Stadium Evacuation In Matter Of Minutes (Video)

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As if to encapsulate the wild west streak that still permeates the Braziliandomestic game, Sunday evening's lower league match between Gama and Brasiliense escalated from a minor infringement in the midfield to a full-scale stadium evacuation in amatter of minutes.

It all began when two players ended up on the floor after contesting a straightforward header down on the touchline.

Back From The Brink: Chapecoense Win First Ever Copa Libertadores Match, Three Months After Tragic Plane Crash (Photos & Video)

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Just three months on from the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of the majority of their squad and staff, Chapecoense roared to victory in their first ever Copa Libertadores fixture last night.

With two of the six crash survivors defender Neto and winger Alan Ruschel named in the match-day squad, Chape beat Venezuelan side Zulia to fling themselves to the top of Group 7.

World Cup

Where to find Brazil vs. Paraguay on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Brazil vs. Paraguay, you’ve come to the right place.

Brazil is on the verge of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. At the same time, Paraguay sits in seventh place in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying, so Paraguay will be focused on trying to score an upset win in order to stay in the pack of teams trying to qualify from South America.

Where to find Brazil vs. Paraguay on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Brazil vs. Paraguay, you’ve come to the right place.

Brazil is on the verge of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. At the same time, Paraguay sits in seventh place in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying, so Paraguay will be focused on trying to score an upset win in order to stay in the pack of teams trying to qualify from South America.

2017/18 Kits & Jerseys

Brazil Futsal 2017 Penalty Home and Away Kits

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Confederação Brasileira de Futebol de Salão (CBFS) technical sponsor Penalty has launched the Brazil national futsal team 2017 home and away kits. The Brazil futsal 2017 Penalty home shirt in the famous canary yellow of the South American soccer powerhouse. It has a v-neck collar that is green towards its rear.

Brazil 2017 Nike Third Jersey

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Nike Soccer has released the Brazil 2017 third jersey. The kit is the five-time World Cup champions' second dark green kit since 2014. It will be on sale atatWorld Soccer Shop, Subside Sports, UK Soccer Shop, Lovell Soccerand Kitbag. The Brazil third shirt uses the same modern v-neck design (Vapor with AeroSwift) from Nike as [.

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Where to find Uruguay vs. Brazil on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Uruguay vs. Brazil, you’ve come to the right place.

In CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying, first meets second in a match of huge importance to see who can take a commanding position in their attempt to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Where to find Uruguay vs. Brazil on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Uruguay vs. Brazil, you’ve come to the right place.

In CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying, first meets second in a match of huge importance to see who can take a commanding position in their attempt to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Man City, Liverpool, and Chelsea players in Brazil squad versus Uruguay and Paraguay March 2017

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Brazil have announced their squad to face Uruguay in Montevideo on 23 March and Paraguay five days later in São Paulo in the Corinthians Arena.
Manchester City's Fernandinho, Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino, and Chelsea's Willian are all included.
Coach Tite has won eight games out of eight since he took charge and Brazil top the South America qualifying group.

Nicolas Lodeiro called up for Uruguay’s World Cup 2018 Qualifiers

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Nico shouldn't miss any competitive matches for the Sounders.

Nicolas Lodeiro will have to miss out on the Rave Green friendly against Club Necaxa after being named to Uruguay's 24-man World Cup Qualifying squad. Nico's call-up was widely expected as he has been a regular with his national side but the roster release confirms it.

The Rest

Croatia and Brazil only countries represented in all Champions League semi-final teams

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For an incredibly small nation, a nation with a population of 4.2 million, Croatia is demonstrating its increasing influence on European and World football.

Croatia is represented in all four of teams which have made the semi-finals of this year’s Champions League, Juventus, Real Madrid, Monaco and Atletico Madrid.