South America

Sunday, August 21, 2016

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The Barcelona star led his country to their first Olympic title at Rio 2016 and spoke of his joy at having played just a key role in the triump

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The Selecao captain scored a sublime free-kick before coolly slotting home the winning penalty in a historic defeat of Germany at the Maracana

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The team captain sent home the final penalty to secure a 5-4 win for the Selecao in the shootout against Germany, securing first place for his country in the competition

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The Brazil captain fired a sensational free-kick to give his side the lead before going on to hit the winning penalty on a historic night at the Maracana

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The Barcelona talisman fired his country to victory on Saturday, netting the opener via a glorious free-kick before striking the decisive penalty in the ensuing shootout

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The trainer is expecting even better things from Juventus' all-time record signing after he fired in the winner in their Serie A opener against Fiorentina

Saturday, August 20, 2016

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The top scorer and player of the tournament as the Selecao took silver in 1984, the former Fla striker believes the class of 2016 will take gold on Saturday

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The hosts arrive at the Maracana as favourites after finding their form but may have to make some slight changes to overcome their World Cup 2014 slayers

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Luis Enrique's side strolled to a 6-2 win at a sunny Camp Nou in an impressive performance to kick off their search for a third straight Primera Liga title

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The Selecao captain can cement his status as one of the Selecao's greats when he leads his team into Saturday's Olympic final at the Maracana

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With Brazil one game away from ending their quest for gold at the Rio games on Saturday, Brasil Global Tour takes a closer look at the Selecao's rivals

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From Neymar and Gabriel Jesus to Marquinhos and Gabigol, meet the Selecao stars in Rio hoping to end the five-time world champions' long wait for the gold medal

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With rivals Argentina and Uruguay having twice taken first, the time has come for the Selecao to complete their set and finally end their wait for Olympic glory

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Bayern Munich and Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has new ink. This time, an insulin pump in tribute to diabetes-suffering son, Alonso.

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Two years after their infamous 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat, the Selecao head into Saturday's Olympic final a shadow of their disappointing recent past

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The Manchester City boss has been keeping tabs on the young Brazilian during the Olympics and he has suggested he will be able to make an immediate impact

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Revenge for the 2014 World Cup is of no concern to Brazil or coach Rogerio Micale when they face Germany in the Rio 2016 final.