World Cup
Brazil
Bra-Zilch
Brazil's World Cup ended in disappointing fashion as the host nation suffered a 3-0 loss in Saturday's third-place match at the Estadio Nacional. The Selecao failed to reach the finale after they were thrashed by... FULL STORY>>
David Luiz
Not Even Klose
Germany breezed into its eighth World Cup final on Tuesday after thrashing host nation Brazil, 7-1, at the Estadio Mineirao.

After coming away with an impressive 1-0 victory over the offensive-minded French squad in the quarterfinal, Joachim Low's side were surely full of confidence... FULL STORY>>
Luiz Felipe Scolari
Scolari Takes on bigger role
Luiz Felipe Scolari was the last man to deliver a World Cup title to Brazil in 2002, so it only seemed appropriate that he would be charged with duplicating that accomplishment 12 years later on home soil.

Scolari certainly knew that being the head coach of the World Cup favorites and hosts would bring with... FULL STORY>>
Neymar
Neymar suffers broken vertebra
Brazil may have advanced to the semifinals of the World Cup on Friday, but the team's hopes still took a hit as star forward Neymar was ruled out for the rest of the tournament with a broken vertebra.

The 22-year-old sustained the injury in the 88th minute of Brazil's 2-1 quarterfinal win when... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Marcelo and David Luiz
Moving On
Brazil advanced to the World Cup semifinals on Friday for the first time since 2002 as defenders Thiago Silva and David Luiz provided the goals in a 2-1 win over Colombia at the Estadio Castelao.

Silva scored after seven minutes to put Brazil in front in the quarterfinal contest, and defensive partner... FULL STORY>>
Brazil
Still Alive
Brazil survived a major scare in the round of 16 on Saturday at the World Cup as the team topped Chile, 3-2, in penalty kicks after the two sides finished in a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes at the Estadio Mineiro.

David Luiz put Brazil in front 18 minutes into the game, but Chile leveled the contest through... FULL STORY>>
Neymar
On Top
Neymar played a starring role in Brazil's Group A finale on Monday, bagging a brace to help put the host nation in first place with a 4-1 defeat of Cameroon at Estadio Nacional.

The Barcelona man, who scored two goals in Brazil's opening match of the tournament, found the back of the net twice in the span of 18 minutes in the first half of... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Paulinho, David Luiz and Guillermo Ochoa
Brazil Stymied
Guillermo Ochoa turned out a splendid performance at the Estadio Castelao on Tuesday, keeping a clean sheet in Mexico's 0-0 draw with Brazil.

The Mexico goalkeeper produced a flurry of show-stopping saves over the course of the match to hold Brazil scoreless in a World Cup game for just the third... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Hernanes, Neymar and Fred
Off On The Right Foot
It was not pretty, but Brazil managed to open the 2014 World Cup with three points as the host nation edged Croatia, 3-1, at the Arena Corinthians on Thursday.

Croatia took a shock lead early on thanks to Marcelo's own goal, but Neymar bagged a brace before Oscar tacked on a stoppage-time goal to see Brazil stave off... FULL STORY>>