South America

Friday, December 12, 2014

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COMMENT: The Cruzeiro ace could provide something Brazil have been sorely missing in recent years - but is he ready for a switch to La Liga?

Thursday, December 11, 2014

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Check out the best efforts in 2014 from the Campeonato Brasileiro champions, including an overhead beauty, two bicycle kicks and a brilliant long-range strike

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The Real Madrid coach cannot understand why the defender is not a Brazil regular and revealed the recovery progress of James Rodriguez, Sami Khedira and Luka Modric

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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The Uruguay international was pleased with his side's performance against the Ligue 1 champions and believes they are a better team than earlier this term

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The CBF Technical Coordinator says federation were united in their decision to reappoint the 51-year-old and are confident they have made the right choice

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The current Selecao boss was unimpressed with the Real Madrid star's ventures forward during the World Cup and is keen to persist with a more conservative approach at full-back

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The Premier League champions must beat the Italian side on Wednesday and better CSKA Moscow's result to progress, but the Chilean is in bullish mood ahead of the clash

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The Sao Paulo playmaker has enjoyed a return to form with Sao Paulo but the Brazil coach concedes his style isn't suited to the current side

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Two of the biggest names in football will be on show in Barcelona and our man in Spain takes a look at the markets for them to get on the scoresheet

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The Real Madrid star is up against Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer for the individual prize but the Brazil legend is confident it will be a second win in a row for the Portuguese

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SPECIAL REPORT: The Swedish striker saw his time at Camp Nou reach an abrupt end after the Argentine was shifted centrally, but there was no ill-feeling between the two forwards

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The champions of Oceania are looking to cause an upset in Wednesday's Club World Cup opener, and one fan has made the trip across 13 time zones in the hope of witnessing history

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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The 22-year-old is used to charging through defences at great speed but this time he drifted through Montserrat in Catalonia with World Rally Champion Sebastien Ogier

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The Argentine said it was 'strange' that he was the only player of five screened to give both blood and urine samples but has been told that it was normal procedure

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Pep Guardiola's side, led by Lionel Messi, could not be stopped in 2009 but were given an almighty scare by Estudiantes as they chased world champion status in Abu Dhabi

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The striker says he enjoys helping out his new team-mates in Spain but that his focus - and reason for being at Camp Nou - is to be the man to find the back of the net