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Kaka: I Want To Leave Real Madrid

Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

By Chris Kvesa, Goal.com Brazilian star Kaka has revealed he is keen to leave Real Madrid with less than a week remaining before this summer's tran...

Brazil's Luiz Felipe Scolari Recalls Maicon and Ramires for Portugal and Australia Friendlies

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 10.22.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari named a strong squad for upcoming friendlies against Australia and Portugal in what amounts to the clearest possible indication that "Big Phil" is closing in on his final roster for the 2014 World Cup.

WATCH: Fan Invades Pitch, Poses With Superstars

Posted 08.19.2013 | Sports

A pitch invader recently documented his experience just as he began to storm the field during a match between soccer behemoths Real Madrid and Inter M...

Scolari Drops Ronaldinho and Kaka as Youth Triumphs in Brazil's Confederations Cup Squad

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.16.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Like the 2014 World Cup, the 2013 Confederations Cup is based in Brazil and thereby gives FIFA an opportunity to assess the match-readiness of Brazil's stadiums and infrastructure and participating coaches and teams the experience of playing competitive football in Brazil.

Fred Comes to the Rescue to Help Brazil Tie Russia 1-1

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.26.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

The main cause of concern, however, hinges around Neymar and whether he can be unleashed to display his unique blend of skill and vision on the international stage.

Brazil and Italy Play to Breathtaking 2-2 Draw in Geneva

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.22.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Like Menezes, Scolari has begun by tinkering with the Brazilian midfield. Thus far, he has avoided the temptation to opt for a defensive stopper qua Lucas Leiva and stayed true to Telê Santana's vision of having four creative midfielders in deep and attacking positions.

Kaka Recalled for Brazil Squad Against Italy and Russia While Ronaldinho Omitted

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari named a strong Brazil squad for the upcoming friendlies against Italy and Russia on March 21 and March 25, respective...

Brazil Wants Big Soccer Stars Back For World Cup

VOXXI | Alfonso Duro | Posted 01.04.2013 | Latino Voices

We are 18 months away from what promises to be a memorable soccer World Cup. In the summer of 2014, Brazil will host soccer’s biggest celebration...

Kaka Recalled

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — Kaka is back in the Brazilian national squad for the first time since the 2010 World Cup. The playmaker was selected...

Mano Menezes, Brazil's Midfield and the Ronaldinho Card

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 10.21.2012 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

In recent weeks, the soccer blogosphere has been filled with commentary about Brazil's defeat to Mexico in the Olympic final, and much attention has focused on Mano Menezes, the coach of the Brazilian national team.

Ganso to Miss Brazil Friendlies Due to Knee Surgery

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Ganso's absence from the Brazilian national team creates a gaping hole in midfield for Mano Menezes. Ganso is known for his ability to read an entire game in ways paralleled only by the aging stars Ronaldinho and Kaka.

Kaka Breaks Athlete Twitter Record

AP | Posted 04.25.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Meet the king of the sporting Twittersphere: Brazilian soccer star Kaka. The Real Madrid midfielder on Wednesday became the first athlete t...

Menezes Holds Bar High for Kaka's Return to Selecao

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.30.2012 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil coach Mano Menezes has explained his decision not to include Kaka in the preliminary roster for the Olympics by noting that he would prefer Kaka play the entire pre-season for Real Madrid.

Brazil Includes Ronaldinho on Preliminary Squad for Olympics

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.16.2012 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil national coach Mano Menezes announced a preliminary list of 51 players for the 2012 Olympic games in London on Wednesday.

Brazil Scrape to 2-1 Victory Over Bosnia and Herzegovina

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 04.30.2012 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil scraped to a 2-1 victory over Bosnia & Herzegovina thanks to goals by Marcelo and an own goal inspired by a powerful Hulk cross. Mano opted for...

Mano Menezes Selects Ronaldinho, Neymar, Ganso and Hulk for Brazil Squad Against Bosnia

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil national football coach Mano Menezes announced an intriguing line-up for the February 28 friendly against Bosnia by selecting Ronaldinho, Ganso, Neymar, Hulk and Leandro Damiao.

Ronaldinho In, Kaka Out For Brazilian National Team

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 04.15.2012 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — Ronaldinho has been included in Brazil's 23-man roster for a Feb. 28 exhibition against Bosnia at St. Gallen, Switzerland, while Ka...

Doctor: Former FIFA World Player Of The Year Put Career At Risk At World Cup

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PASADENA, Calif. — The doctor who recently performed surgery on Kaka's knee said the Real Madrid forward put his career at risk by playing for B...

World Cup: Quarterfinals Preview

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

The World Cup is moving right along, and it's hard to believe that we are already in the quarterfinals. With some time off before matches resume, here is a primer on each of the games.

World Cup Predictions From an American Soccer Fanatic, Group G: Ivory Coast, Brazil, Portugal, North Korea

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

Every World Cup has a group that makes its players and fans quiver in fright and shiver in terror: The Group of Death. And if you had to face Brazil, North Korea, Ivory Coast and Portugal, you'd be quivering and shivering too.

America Doesn't Suck After All: Confederation Cup 2009, South Africa

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Henry Sterry

America didn't win their first international soccer tournament. But sometimes winning isn't the only thing. Sometimes getting to the finals is the next step toward winning the finals.

U.S. Men's Soccer Team Takes Second in Confederations Cup

Amelia Templeton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Amelia Templeton

For an American soccer enthusiast abroad like myself, it was crushing to watch our modest home team come so close to beating the juggernaut that is Brazil, only to lose in the last minutes of the game.

130 Million Dollars

Greg Barrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Greg Barrow

We could use it right now to feed 8.6 million hungry mouths in Ethiopia through to the end of the year. We really need it right now in Pakistan where it would cover a gaping hole in our budget and give us the cash we need to feed more. It can also buy you arguably the best soccer player in the world.