Brazil

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Argentina retreat from Brazil clash, Aussie minister 'pissed off'

The sports minister of Australia's state of Victoria reacted with anger on Thursday after Lionel Messi's Argentina pulled out of a highly anticipated June 11 friendly against rivals...

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

When Brazil and Argentina Meet, It’s More Than a Game

How did this crazy fandom and footballing rivalry reach Bangladesh?

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

When Brazil Was Burning, Bolsonaro Was Playing the Vuvuzela

Who's watching the "Championship of Death"?

March 5, 2020
March 5, 2020

Ronaldinho, brother held over fake passports in Paraguay

Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho was caught on Wednesday with alleged altered passports, in Paraguay, for him and his brother according to a police report obtained by ESPN Brasil.

November 2, 2019
November 2, 2019

Brazil arrests Bangladeshi man, said to be world's most prolific human traffickers

Brazilian federal police said they have arrested Saifullah Al-Mamun, born in Bangladesh and considered by authorities one of the world’s most prolific human traffickers.

July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019

Ronaldinho facing financial troubles in Brazil

A court in southern Brazil has forbidden ex-Barcelona striker Ronaldinho from selling 57 of his real estate properties due to an unpaid environmental fine and other debts, a Brazilian newspaper...

February 8, 2019
February 8, 2019

10 die in fire at Brazil soccer team complex

Firefighters say 10 people die in fire at a training facility of one Brazil’s largest soccer clubs.

January 26, 2019
January 26, 2019

Hundreds missing after Brazil dam burst, 7 bodies found

Brazilian rescuers were searching for some 200 missing people after a tailings dam burst at an iron ore mine owned by Vale SA, the second major dam disaster involving the company in just over three...

November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon reaches decade high

The destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached its highest level in a decade this year, government data shows, driven by illegal logging and the encroachment of agriculture on the jungle.

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

Barca confirm Brazil new recruit Arthur

Barcelona confirms the arrival of Brazilian new recruit Arthur from Brazilian outfit Gremio on a 31 million euros ($37 million) deal.