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World Cup Photo Diary: The Night Before the Big Game

Raul de Molina | Posted 09.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul de Molina

Last night I attended a party given by Hublot watches and Romero Britto at what he called the most beautiful mansion in Rio, located in the Santa Tere...

It's Raining Goals

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.17.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

We can't help but feel we're watching the last vestiges of the two big European colonization waves from the early 15th to early 20th centuries.

How Many Men Does it Take to Win the World Cup?

Ken Carbone | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Ken Carbone

As we are glued to our widescreen HDTV's, watching every move by today's "fútbol" stars like Ronaldo and Messi, Pelé reminds us that they each have ten other players on "the pitch" and many more on the bench, sharing with our joy in each glorious goal.

Jordan Schultz

Pelé: 'There Is Nobody Like Me Because My Mother And My Father Closed The Machine'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

After One Too Many Fouls, the World Cup Deserves a Red Card

Azlan Ibrahim | Posted 08.06.2014 | Sports
Azlan Ibrahim

Just a few days away from the largest sporting festival in the world, the stories coming out of Brazil are not so festive. The handwringing reflects less on Brazil, but on whether the world even needs a World Cup anymore.

Son Of Soccer Legend Sentenced To Prison

AP | By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 08.02.2014 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge sentenced the son of soccer legend Pele to 33 years in prison after finding him guilty of laundering money for a ...

Don't Worry, Pele Is Not Dead (Even If CNN Reported Otherwise)

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.29.2014 | Sports

Pele wasn't just "alive and well" on Friday. The Brazilian soccer legend was apparently "alive and very well." This seemingly pleasant status was conv...

Kona Coffee: A Gold Standard, From Under the Volcano

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 05.05.2014 | Home
Corinna Clendenen

What's so special about Kona coffee?

An Actor Who Makes Me Hear Stradivarius and See Mark Rothko

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's difficult to think about any other American actor whose premature death created such an avalanche of tributes to his unique talent. Philip Seym...

The Volcano and the Goddess

Findery | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Findery

The Hawaiian mountain has been steadily flowing since 1983! That makes it one of the most long-lived eruptions known on Earth.

Chilean Chronicles, Part 7: Leandro Drives Us Around Rio

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Leandro Weissmann pulled into the driveway of the Royal Tulip hotel one minute after 2:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon, and instantly apologized in a deep, gravelly voice for arriving late.

'Pele' Biopic Casts Big Names

Blogamole | Michael Lopez | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez We know what you’re thinking; Diego Boneta does not bear a very striking resemblance to soccer legend Pele. But the Mexica...

7 Hawaiian Legends Not To Be Ignored

Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel

Visiting Hawaii and experience something strange? Maybe you heard the distant and eerie sound of an army marching or maybe your rental car broke down ...

Neymar Signs With Barcelona In Move That Bodes Well for Brazilian National Team

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Given the wealth of experience enabled by playing alongside Lionel Messi and some of the best defenders in the world in European competition, Neymar's move to Barcelona now renders him better positioned to lead Brazil to a record sixth World Cup title on home soil in 2014.

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...

Pele Rips Neymar

Posted 02.21.2013 | Sports

By Barney Cullum, Goal.com Brazil and Santos legend Pele has criticized Neymar and says he is nothing more than an "ordinary player" for the nation...

Messi Passes Pele

Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports

By Chris Kvesa, Goal.com Barcelona star Lionel Messi has broken former Brazil international Pele's scoring mark of 75 goals during one calendar yea...

Pele: Neymar Is Better Than Messi

Posted 04.11.2012 | Sports

By Daniel Edwards, Goal.com Brazilian football idol Pele has restated his belief that Neymar is a better player than Barcelona star Lionel Messi, a...

Messi or Pele?

AP | Posted 03.21.2012 | Sports

PARIS (AP) -- Pele thinks Lionel Messi still needs to improve at international level before he can be considered the greatest soccer player ever and n...

U.S. Soccer Surpasses NBA And NHL In Per-Game Attendance

Posted 01.08.2012 | Latino Voices

Nearly four decades ago, the legendary Brazilian striker Pele arrived in New York amid great fanfare, the supposed savior of a largely unnoticed sport...

Santos Defeats Penarol 2-1 in Copa Libertadores Final

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.23.2011 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Santos's most famous player, Pele, celebrated with tears of joy after seeing his club team hoist the Copa Libertadores title for the first time in 48 years.

2011 Copa Libertadores Final Preview: Santos vs. Penarol

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.21.2011 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazilian club Santos and Uruguay's Penarol square off on Wednesday in Sao Paulo in the final of the Copa Libertadores, one of the most important club competitions in South American football.

Things President Obama's Briefing Papers Can't Tell Him About Brazil

Marilia Duffles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Marilia Duffles

As you land in Rio de Janeiro with its magnificent mountains rising from the ocean, you may think you're landing in Honolulu. Next you will notice that Brazilians are truly happy.