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Neymar Leads Brazil Soccer To Their First Ever Olympic Gold And Celebrates With Tears Of Joy

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.22.2016 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Barcelona star Neymar led Brazil to its first ever Olympic gold medal in soccer by means of a penalty kick victory over Germany at the Maracana Stadium on Saturday afternoon after the game was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation time.

Brazil Finally Wins Olympic Soccer Gold And Everybody Is In Tears

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 08.21.2016 | Sports

Emotions ran high as Brazil won its first-ever Olympic gold medal for men’s soccer Saturday. Neymar scored Brazil’s final penalty kick against Ger...

Neymar Can't Fight Racism With Silence Or Soccer

Rafael Nardini | Posted 01.05.2016 | Sports
Rafael Nardini

It won't be easy for Neymar to avoid this bloodthirsty opponent called intolerance. Stupidity has no consideration for status, fame or the proficiency with a soccer ball.

Brazil Carve Out 2-1 Victory Over Venezuela in Copa America

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 06.22.2016 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil marched to an impressive 2-1 victory against Venezuela in their third match of Group C of the 2015 Copa America thanks to goals by Thiago Silva and Roberto Firmino.

Neymar and Douglas Costa Give Brazil Late Win Against Peru

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 06.15.2016 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil appeared headed for a draw until Neymar, in extra time, deftly found Douglas Costa on the right of the box, who subsequently slid the ball past the Peru goalkeeper's left hand to give coach Dunga an impressive record of 11 consecutive victories.

Ho Ho Ha? Neymar Goes With Santa Look For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.25.2014 | Sports

'Twas the day before Christmas and all through Neymar's place, Not a whisker was spared, on Brazil's famous face. Ho Ho Ho ..FELIZ NATAL 🎅...

In Broad Fight Against Ebola, Football Stars Can Help

Jim Yong Kim | Posted 02.01.2015 | World
Jim Yong Kim

The World Health Organization reported a global total of more than 16,000 cases and nearly 6,943 deaths. We also expect economic losses in the billions of dollars in the West Africa region, as employees stay home, markets close, and food prices rise. At the same time, we are seeing some hopeful signs.

HIGHLIGHTS: Real Madrid Roars Back For El Clasico Victory | Posted 10.25.2014 | Sports

By Dom Farrell, The home side was in irrepressible form, hitting three straight goals after falling behind in the game's first five minute...

Neurologists: Neymar's Brain On Auto-Pilot

Yahoo! Sports | Posted 07.26.2014 | Sports

Tokyo (AFP) - Brazilian superstar Neymar's brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players, suggestin...

4 Quick Thoughts on the 2014 World Cup

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Aside from finalists Germany and Argentina, the tournament also witnessed admirable performances from Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and the Netherlands.

Brazil Falls to Germany on the Global Stage

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 09.08.2014 | Sports
Arthur Hoyle

Clearly, the weight of national expectation had been too great for Brazil's players to bear without the presence on the field of their two leaders to inspire them and hold them together.

Argentina Fans Chant, Cheer With Replica Of Opponent's Spine

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports

Rule No. 1 for being a classy sports fan: Don't celebrate the injuries of your opponents. And if you must celebrate them, don't do so publicly -- e...

For Brazil's Sake, I Hope They Lose In The World Cup

Isaac Saul | Posted 09.06.2014 | Sports
Isaac Saul

Why root for a Brazilian loss? Because if they win, the cries of the poor and desperate in Brazil will be drowned out by the cheers of the soccer-crazed fans who could actually afford to get inside the stadium.

Europe vs South America as All Eyes Look to Messi, Müller, Robben and Hulk to Ignite Semi-Finals

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 09.06.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

The mouth-watering World Cup semi-final line-up which includes two South American teams for the first time since 1970.

WATCH: Neymar Out For World Cup With Fractured Vertebra

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.04.2014 | Sports

Brazil's win over Colombia came at a high cost: Neymar. The superstar playmaker suffered a fractured vertebra and will miss the remainder of the 2014 ...

Build Your Own World Cup All-Star Team

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports

Create a tournament all-star team by combining the stats you think are most important, and see which players and teams have produced the best statisti...

WATCH: Neymar Lifts Brazil Into Round of 16

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

For some teams, advancing out of the group stage at the World Cup involves complex scenarios and FIFA tiebreakers. For one team, advancing is quite si...

FIFA's Responsibility to World Cup Host Nations

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

The time has come for FIFA and the world to expect a deeper dialogue about how a nation and a powerful multi-national organization can work together to synergistically support each other.

Neymar's Quest, Müller's Blunderbuss, Oranje Power, Mercurial Messi, Yankee Doodle Dempsey... and, 'The Powerful Play Goes On'

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

The soccer gods must be smiling down on World Cup 2014, with bright, sparkling contests, a cascade of wicked goals, and a dash of controversy.

Simulation or Just Unwelcome Gamesmanship, FIFA's World Cup 2014 Drops a Rousing Kick-Off in Brazil!

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.13.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

To the human eye, without the benefit of replay, it's easy to be conned by players simulating being fouled. Sorry, simulation, you ask? Okay, let's call it what it is -- cheating!

Jordan Schultz

Pelé: 'There Is Nobody Like Me Because My Mother And My Father Closed The Machine' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.12.2014 | Sports

Pelé is widely accepted as the greatest soccer player of all time. The, 5-foot-8, 73-year-old Brazilian star is the only player to have ever captured...

A 30 Second Guide to the World Cup for Parents

Grown And Flown | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Grown And Flown

This week in Brazil, the quadrennial global madness known as The World Cup, begins again. It is a sporting event so large that it is estimated that half the world's populations will watch it. Here is what you and your 21st century kid need to know about this truly worldwide event.

5 Things to Watch About the Brazilian National Team at the 2014 World Cup

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Unlike years past, however, this Brazil side lacks a gamut of stars that have made their mark in European competition in the vein of Romario, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho or Kaka.

Before You Head Over To Brazil: 2014 World Cup, Samba and Sergio!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Marlon Regis

Over 200,000 people from the United States alone, will be traveling to Brazil this summer for the FIFA 2014 World Cup, while another quarter-million f...

This Epic, Star-Studded Ad Will Get You Pumped Up For The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.05.2014 | Sports

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is only ONE. WEEK. AWAY. If for some strange reason you're not excited yet, that's okay, just watch this video. It's ...