Tag: Brazil


Watch: Barcelona’s Neymar scores delicious volley vs Villarreal

Barcelona comfortably saw off Villarreal on Sunday evening, with Brazilian trickster Neymar stealing the show with two well taken goals in a 3-0 win. His first goal was tasty enough, but his second strike for Barca was extra


Copa America: My group toppers

As the footballing powerhouses of South America prepare to battle for the 44th Copa America, here are the potential group toppers from the three groups. The tournament features 12 teams and kicks-off on Friday 12th June


Nice: Liverpool’s Coutinho scores his first ever goal for Brazil

After a fairly impressive season domestically with Liverpool, Philippe Coutinho deserved another chance at international level with Brazil and was rightfully called up to their squad for the recent friendly match against Mexico in


Excellent: 8-bit Football recreate Roberto Carlos’ free-kick vs France

Plenty of iconic free-kicks have been buried over the years, with a certain few arguably standing out from the rest. Roberto Carlos’ stupendous effort against France in the 1997 Tournoi de France is one of them and has been re


Why Oscar’s pressing is key to Chelsea

One of the most undervalued and overlooked players in Chelsea’s squad is Oscar Emboaba. The Brazilian may not score every game and from the outside it would look as if he’s hindering Jose Mourinho’s side,


Nutter: Barcelona’s Dani Alves breaks into song during interview

We’ve now featured Barcelona’s Dani Alves two days in row, but the Brazilian full-back is in blistering form off the pitch at the moment and it’s hard not to share this latest interview with him following Brazil’s 1-0 win over


Mad: Gremio fans fire fireworks at opposition goalkeeper

Goalkeepers tend to get a hard time of it, especially when they’ve got opposition supporters behind the goal trying to put them off at every opportunity. From laser pointers to good old fashioned abuse, there’s various ways to g


Class: Neymar’s four goals against Japan

Neymar’s quite good at football, isn’t he? That seems to be the general consensus in the world of football as the Brazilian trickster continues to progress with both club and country. Well, the World Cup hosts put on a sh


Ouch: Neymar misses an absolute sitter

Since breaking onto the scene, Neymar has dazzled defenders with his breathtaking skill and trickery. He’s now Brazil’s main man and a key figure at European giants Barcelona which has earned him the reputation as one


Do looks and talent go hand in hand for World Cup stars?

Now that the dust has settled on another World Cup, the questions have begun about such things as where England can improve and if a new era of German dominance at international level has started. Fans and pundits


Brazil fan films himself farting on Neymar’s girlfriend

Yes, you did read the headline correctly. It happened. We aren’t proud of it, Neymar’s girlfriend Bruna Marquezine definitely isn’t proud of it, and the man in question probably isn’t proud of it either. Actually, he’s probably chu


World Cup: Brazil good but not great

Brazil. A Selecao. Canarinho. They’ve helped form the football landscape all around the world with their phenomenal conveyor belt of talent and their care free attitude to football and the way they skilfully play the game. When y


Beautiful moment: kid is overcome with emotion as he meets his hero David Luiz

The World Cup is in full swing now and the hosts, Brazil, obviously have a larger following than every other nation competing in the competition. So much so, that every training session they have usually attracts a fairly lar


Brave: lone Croatia fan in Manaus Square vents anger at soft penalty

We’re a bit behind on this but felt it was still worth sharing with you guys, not just because it’s quite funny but because it’s a situation we’ve all probably been in one time or another throughout our football supporting lives.


What is probable and possible at the 2014 World Cup

From the fans to the players to the media, a huge chunk of the world is ready and excited for what is set to be a magnificent 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Over one billion people will watch 32 nations