Luis Suarez eyes glorious final chapter alongside Lionel Messi and Co at Inter Miami

“They doubted me because of my age,” Luis Suarez began. “They talked about the knee. They said I was fat, and that football in Brazil was very intense. These are beautiful challenges.” At which point in his farewell speech to…

Real Madrid’s Vinícius Junior nears new Nike deal

Real Madrid forward Vinícius Junior is near to an agreeing a new deal with Nike, sources have told ESPN Brasil. The agreement could be reached this month, sources said, and the new contract could transform the Brazil international into one…

Brazil’s Indigenous peoples celebrate massive land rights victory

A lopsided majority of Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday against an effort to restrict native peoples’ rights to protected reservations on their ancestral lands, in a win for Indigenous activists and climate campaigners. Indigenous leaders in bright feather headdresses and…

Neymar gets eye-watering fine for building fake lake next to his luxury mansion

Footie ace Neymar has been fined a hefty £2.6million for constructing an artificial lake next to his coastal mansion in Brazil. The public prosecutor of Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro state, has fined the 31-year-old an eye-watering R$16,010,000 (£2.62million), local media…

Brazil fan leaves everything to Neymar in will

Leaving everything you own to a multi-millionaire soccer player would not be everyone’s idea of a good cause, but one Brazilian fan could not think of a more deserving recipient of his worldly goods than Neymar Jr. The anonymous fan…

Brazil court votes to bar Bolsonaro from office until 2030

A majority on Brazil’s highest electoral court has voted to bar former President Jair Bolsonaro from public office until 2030 over his conduct during last year’s tightly contested elections. The seven-member Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE) voted five-to-two on Friday to…

Haddad Maia first Brazilian woman since 1968 in Grand Slam semi-final

Beatriz Haddad Maia became the first Brazilian woman to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since 1968 on Wednesday when she came back from a set down to defeat Ons Jabeur at the French Open. World number 14 Haddad Maia came…

Turgeman wonder goal seals historic victory for Israel against Brazil

An exquisite solo goal scored by Dor Turgeman saw debutants Israel come from behind to defeat five-time champions Brazil 3-2 in an instant FIFA U-20 World Cup classic. Israel will now play the USA-Uruguay winners in the semi-finals in La…

Lula welcomes back banned Venezuelan leader Maduro

Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has visited Brazil for the first time since he was banned by former far-right President Jair Bolsonaro in 2019. Mr Maduro was received by the new president, fellow leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, ahead of…

Brazilians protest before Spanish consulate over Vinicius abuse

Dozens of protesters demonstrated in front of the Spanish consulate in São Paulo in connection with the recent racist hostilities against Real Madrid football striker, Vinicius Junior. Participants in the demonstration in the Brazilian metropolis shouted “La Liga racista” –…

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