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Menezes accepts offer to coach Brazil


July 24th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 24 (DPA) Mano Menezes succeeds Carlos Dunga as Brazil coach after the Corinthians boss accepted an offer Saturday from the Brazil football federation (CBF). The CBF had also expressed ... Read more...

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Muricy Ramalho named new coach of Brazil’s Selecao


July 24th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 23 (DPA) The Brazilian football federation CBF announced Friday the appointment of Muricy Ramalho as the new head coach of the national team - pending an agreement with ... Read more...

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Leonardo tipped to become new Brazil coach


July 7th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 6 (DPA) Former AC Milan coach Leonardo was tipped Tuesday to replace Carlos Dunga as Brazil coach, according to ESPN Brazil. The television network quoted unnamed sources as saying that ... Read more...

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Dunga to discuss Brazil future with federation


July 4th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Porto Alegre (Brazil), July 4 (DPA) Carlos Dunga said Sunday he planned to discuss his future with the Brazilian Football Federation, suggesting his days as Brazil coach may not be over ... Read more...

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Dunga hints at end of Brazil job


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, July 3 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga expects his side's 2-1 loss to the Netherlands to be his last game in charge of the Brazilian team. "Everybody knew from the start ... Read more...

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Samba drums fall silent as Dunga fails to answer Cryuff


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Port Elizabeth, July 2 (IANS) Brazilian coach Carlos Dunga wanted to silence Dutch legend Johan Cryuff but at the end of 90 minutes Friday it were the Samba drums that ... Read more...

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Juan ready to stifle Dutch attacking threat


June 30th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 30 (DPA) Brazil defender Juan believes the Selecao has what it takes to snuff out the attacking threat posed by Arjen Robben and company in Friday's World Cup quarterfinal ... Read more...

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Brazil’s beautiful game now has spine of steel


June 29th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Brazil sent out an ominous warning to their World Cup rivals Monday with a clinical 3-0 defeat of Chile to set up a quarter-final clash with the Netherlands. The ... Read more...

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Brazil trounce Chile, set up date with Dutch


June 29th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Five-time world champions Brazil scored twice within four minutes in a 3-0 drubbing of Chile Monday to set up a tantalising quarter-final showdown with the Netherlands. Juan struck a ... Read more...

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Portugal draw with Brazil for Round of 16 spot (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Durban, June 25 (DPA) Five-time champions Brazil and fellow title contenders Portugal played to a lacklustre 0-0 draw Friday as both nations advanced to the Round of 16 of the football World ... Read more...

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Lucio passes Pele in number of World Cup games for Brazil


June 25th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, June 25 (DPA) Centre-back Lucio surpassed Pele as the player with the most number of World Cup matches for Brazil when he captained the South Americans against Portugal in Durban Friday. It ... Read more...

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Everyone has to be well-prepared so as not to be surprised: Dunga


June 25th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Veronica Sardon Durban, June 25 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga said minutes after defending world champions Italy crashed out of South Africa 2010 in the first round that he wasn't surprised ... Read more...

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Our dream is priceless: Lucio


June 24th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 23 (DPA) Brazil captain Lucio is refusing to disclose how much money players have been promised in case they win the World Cup. "Our dream is priceless," he said Wednesday."The prize ... Read more...

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Will the real Kaka stand up? Brazil need star to shine


June 17th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 17 (DPA) The big stars are not shining at the World Cup and that goes for the Brazilian number 10 Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite who seems a shadow ... Read more...

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Brazil wary of unknown North Koreans


June 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 14 (DPA) Five-time champions Brazil begin their World Cup football campaign against little-known North Korea wary of falling victims to a shock defeat similar to that inflicted on Italy in ... Read more...

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No sex, alcohol or social networking for World Cup stars


June 12th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
By Alberto Bravo Potchefstroom (South Africa), June 11 (DPA) Spain landed in South Africa Friday for the FIFA World Cup, but none of the players were allowed to talk about it online because ... Read more...

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Cup absentees: Ronaldinho sulks, Ballack on holiday


June 11th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Knysna, South Africa, June 11 (DPA) Jack beats the steering wheel hard as his taxi veers across the street twice. "It is really bad that Ronaldinho is not coming to South ... Read more...

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Gilberto Silva ready to be Brazil’s unsung hero once again


June 9th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 9 (DPA) World champion Gilberto Silva stands on the verge of a third consecutive World Cup appearance but it seems the veteran midfielder is still more than happy to ... Read more...

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Felipe Massa slams Dunga over World Cup squad


May 13th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 13 (DPA) No exception to Brazilians' love for football, Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa slammed national team coach Carlos Dunga over his choice of a World Cup squad. "The ... Read more...

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Roberto Carlos joins Ronaldo at Brazilian giant Corinthians


January 5th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 5 (DPA) Brazilian left-back Roberto Carlos returned to play football in his native country and joined Corinthians Monday with a one-year contract. The former Real Madrid idol, who lately played ... Read more...

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Fabio Capello’s earnings way ahead other world cup coaches


December 12th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 12 (ANI): England coach Fabio Capello will make far more money than any other manager at the 2010 World Cup.According to Sky News, Capello is likely to make around six ... Read more...

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Dunga already teasing Portugal - it’s Brazil A against Brazil B


December 5th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 5 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga wasted no time in establishing his men's hierarchy in Group G of the 2010 World Cup, even in the face of Cristiano Ronaldo's ... Read more...

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Brazil the favourites, so what’s new? (Team Profile)


November 26th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 26 (DPA) Brazil rely on an unwritten motto -- drive, discipline and austerity -- to seek in South Africa 2010 their longed-for sixth World Cup title. Confirming Brazil's status ... Read more...

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Brazil gets World Cup berth with 3-1 win in Argentina


September 6th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires/Asuncion, Sep 6 (DPA) Brazil became Saturday the first South American side to qualify for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, with a 3-1 away win over arch-rivals Argentina. Paraguay and ... Read more...

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Brazilians pay tribute to beaten Bafana Bafana


June 26th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) Brazilian players paid a tribute to Bafana Bafana after the Selecao had beaten the Confederations Cup hosts 1-0 in Thursday's semi-final played in Johannesburg's ... Read more...

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South Africa can’t lose against Brazil


June 24th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) Hosts South Africa have nothing to lose when they take on mighty Brazil in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup Thursday.Bafana have reached their ... Read more...

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Brazil want to be Confederation Cup champions: Robinho


June 18th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 18 (DPA) Brazilian striker Robinho is hoping that his side will put behind their dismal show in the opening round of Confederation Cup football against Egypt as they gear up ... Read more...

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Brazil, Argentina win in tight World Cup qualifiers (South American Roundup)


June 7th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires/Montevideo, June 7 (DPA) The South American World Cup qualifiers got very tight at the top, as Chile downed Paraguay, Brazil thrashed Uruguay, and Argentina got a difficult home win against ... Read more...

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Dunga praises Ronaldo but won’t confirm return to Brazil team


May 8th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 8 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga praised the recent form of the veteran striker Ronaldo, but refused to say whether the forward would return to the national team. "You will ... Read more...

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Brazil stumbles with 1-1 draw against Ecuador


March 30th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), March 30 (DPA) Brazil looked well poised to win against Ecuador, but the home side equalised just one minute before the end of the game at high altitude here at ... Read more...

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Dunga set to keep Robinho in Brazil squad despite scandal


January 29th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 29 (DPA) Robinho will remain among the Brazilian players called for national duty in February despite charges of alleged rape against the Manchester City player, said national coach ... Read more...

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Kaka set to star for Brazil in friendly against Italy


January 27th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 27 (DPA) AC Milan superstar Kaka is the main attraction of the Brazil team that is set to play Italy in a high-profile friendly game, Feb 10 in ... Read more...

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Dunga now goes easy on Maradona


November 4th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 4 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga played down his rivalry with Diego Maradona, after the new Argentina coach had criticised the Brazilian last week."I hope things go well ... Read more...

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Paraguay keep World Cup course; Brazil, Argentina struggle


October 16th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro/Santiago, Oct 16 (DPA) Brazil and Argentina failed to register wins in the South American qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa while Paraguay got three points and ... Read more...

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Messi is world’s best footballer: Brazilian president


September 5th, 2008 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 5 (DPA) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a great football fan, has said that Argentine Lionel Messi "is the best player in the world," in comments published Thursday."When ... Read more...

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