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2013 Confederations Cup

Brazil Striker Vows To 'Kill A Lion Every Day'

Posted 07.30.2013 | Sports

By Rodrigo Calvoso & Rupert Fryer, Goal.com Confederations Cup hero Fred has used a choice Brazilian phrase to describe his burning desire to play ...

Adios, Tiki-Taka: How Spain's Philosophy of Playing Soccer Is On the Way Out

Shaj Mathew | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports
Shaj Mathew

In a match cast as a preview of next year's World Cup final, la roja had failed to keep up their end of the bargain. So is it time to say adios to soccer's most famous onomatopoeia?

HIGHLIGHTS: Brazil Dominates Spain

AP | By TALES AZZONI | Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The crowd at Maracana Stadium was noisy, hoping for and maybe even anticipating a triumph by Brazil. The Seleca...

WATCH: Fred Stuns Spain With Early Goal

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports

It may not have been the best example of Brazil's famous "jogo bonito" but that didn't seem to bother anyone wearing yellow at the Maracana. In ju...

WATCH: Italy Edges Uruguay In Penalty Shootout

Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports

By Mohammed Ali, Goal.com Italy claimed third place at the Confederations Cup with a 4-2 penalty shootout victory over Uruguay after a 2-2 draw in ...

LIVE: Confederations Cup Final

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Associated Press is following events in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The Confederations Cup final between Spain and Brazil ki...

Brazil, Spain Meet At Last

Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports

By Zac Lee Rigg, Goal.com In 2009, a pesky United States team prevented a meeting of the world's two best international teams in the Confederations...

WATCH: Spain Edges Italy In Penalty Shootout

Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

By Tom Webber, Goal.com Spain booked a date with Brazil in the Confederations Cup final with a 7-6 penalty shootout victory over Italy following a ...

WATCH: Late Paulinho Goal Lifts Brazil

Posted 06.26.2013 | Sports

By Mark Doyle, Goal.com Paulinho popped up with a late winner as Brazil progressed to the Confederations Cup final with a hard-earned 2-1 victory o...

HIGHLIGHTS: Spain Tops Nigeria In Confederations Cup

Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

By Mohammed Ali, Goal.com A brilliant solo double from Jordi Alba and a header from substitute Fernando Torres sealed the victory over a disappoint...

HIGHLIGHTS: Neymar, Fred Lift Brazil Over Italy

Posted 06.23.2013 | Sports

By Mark Doyle, Goal.com Brazil sealed top spot in Confederations Cup Group A with an action-packed 4-2 victory over old rival Italy in Salvador on ...

FIFA: Protests Won't Stop Confederations Cup

AP | SIMON HAYDON | Posted 06.21.2013 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Soccer's governing body has no plans to cancel the Confederations Cup in Brazil despite the violent anti-government protests spreadi...

10-0

AP | STEPHEN WADE | Posted 06.20.2013 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO -- World Cup winner Spain routed the Pacific islanders from Tahiti 10-0 on Thursday at the Confederations Cup – a result that was...

Neymar Shines Again

Posted 06.20.2013 | Sports

By Avi Creditor, Goal.com Mexico is out of the FIFA Confederations Cup after a 2-0 loss to host Brazil at Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza on Wednesda...

Nigeria Routs Tahiti In Confederations Cup

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 08.17.2013 | Sports

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — Nigeria rolled to a 6-1 victory at Confederations Cup on Monday over Tahaiti, which was making its debut at a major FIF...

WATCH: Neymar's Golazo Opens Confederations Cup

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.15.2013 | Sports

Neymar opened the 2013 Confederations Cup in grand style. In the first game of the eight-team tournament, the 21-year-old Brazil star staked the h...

Confederations Cup: A-Z

Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

By Alec Fenn, Goal.com The clock may still have some way to tick before we're licking our lips at the prospect of the 'greatest show on earth', but...

Three Quick Observations On Brazil's Landmark 3-0 Victory Against France In Porto Alegre

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.10.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil secured their first victory against France since 1992 with a decisive 3-0 victory on Sunday in Porto Alegre. Sunday's victory represents sweet revenge for Brazil given that they were eliminated by France in the 2006 and 1998 World Cups.

Brazil To Deploy Drones Over Soccer Stadiums Next Month

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.28.2013 | World

Brazil will deploy two drones over the stadiums of Rio and Brasilia during the opening and closing of the Confederations Cup next month, the country's...