Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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The 27-year-old has been criticised for failing to score during the knockouts in Brazil but the ex-Albiceleste coach says that it was down to the forward accepting a deeper role

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63.8 per cent of readers believes the Uruguay international should have been named on the 23-man shortlist, while 31.7% feel it is right to exclude the striker

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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The Uruguay international has been left out of the 23-man shortlist for Fifa's showpiece individual award after serving a four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini

Monday, 27 October 2014

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The striker has been called up by Gerardo Martino for the friendlies against Portugal and Croatia, having been overlooked for international duties since 2011

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The 1994 World Cup winner believes the 22-year-old is destined to become his country's top goalscorer and surpass the achievements of the Selecao idol

Friday, 24 October 2014

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The Argentine has joked about the closeness of his friendship with his compatriot after speaking about their room-sharing arrangements on international duty

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The Hoffenheim midfielder is in line to make his international debut next month and is desperate to ensure Selecao fans at last know who he is

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Following the Argentine's wonder goal on Thursday night, footage has emerged showing the Tottenham forward producing the trick as a teenager for River Plate

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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The set-piece specialist extended his incredible record with a goal against Bahia as fine - at the age of 41 - as any he has scored in his illustrious career

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According to Luis Alvaro de Oliveira Ribeiro, the Brazil international had his heart set on a transfer to Camp Nou in 2013 despite a superior offer from Los Blancos

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

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The Barcelona star netted a double for the South American side in their 7-0 win over Hong Kong and feels they are starting to reap the benefits of the new coach's system

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Gonzalo Higuain, Nicolas Gaitan and Lionel Messi all scored twice as the World Cup finalists ran riot against their lowly hosts

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The Brazil captain became the first man to achieve the feat for his country in 14 years as the Selecao thumped Japan 4-0 in Singapore during a friendly on Tuesday

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The Barcelona man scored all for of his side's goals as they demolished the Asian side in Monday's friendly, taking him to 40 for his country at just 22 years old

Monday, 13 October 2014

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The striker does not look to have lost any of his predatory instincts during his four-month lay-off after finding the back of the net twice for his country on Monday