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France on top of the World in latest FIFA ranking

France on top of the World in latest FIFA ranking

World Cup winners France are currently ranked the number one footballing nation in the latest FIFA World Rankings Les Bleus moved to the top spot following their recent World Cup triumph, while Germany drop to 15th after their group stage exit in Russia – having been top of the tree going into the tournament. View this post on Instagram France on top of the World in latest FIFA ranking A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 16, 2018 at 5:40am PDT England moved up to sixth in the latest edition after reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first …

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Neymar scores as PSG start on a winning note

Neymar scores as PSG start on a winning note

Neymar was back on the scoresheet as French champions Paris St-Germain got off to a winning note in Ligue 1 with a 3-0 victory over Caen at Parc des Princes The Brazilian forward capitalized on the error of Caen’s goalkeeper Brice Samba to give PSG the lead, 10 minutes into the game. View this post on Instagram Neymar scores as PSG start on a winning note A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 12, 2018 at 11:57pm PDT French midfielder Adrien Rabiot made it 2-0 after Argentine winger Angel Di Maria broke clear and squared unselfishly for him to tap home. Substitute Timothy Weah …

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Everton set to announce Bernard deal

Everton set to announce Bernard deal

Everton is close to concluding the deal for Brazilian player Bernard who is set to have a medical ahead of the deadline transfer It will be seen as a coup for the Toffees if the deal goes through, considering the pursuit of some of Europe’s top clubs. AC Milan and West Ham were all linked to the pacey winger and almost completed his signing, before Everton entered the frame on Sunday night. Sky Sports News understands that Everton manager Marco Silva played a key role in persuading the Brazilian to join the Merseysiders. The 25-year old attacking midfielder is currently …

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Alisson heading to Anfield

Alisson heading to Anfield

Liverpool FC are closing in on a deal for Brazilian shot-stopper Alisson Becker as they are set to wrap up negotiations with Serie A side Roma. Reports from Italy suggest the Reds have made a bid believed to be around £66.8m in what will become a record signing fee for a goalkeeper in the history of the game. They also report that Alisson will not travel with Roma’s squad for their pre-season tour in the United States. The Merseyside club made attempts to sign the goalkeeper in the past, but their offers were rebuffed. Klopp has struggled to resolve issues …

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Brazil, Nigeria earn crucial wins

Brazil, Nigeria earn crucial wins

Brazil left it late to earn a vital 2-0 win against Costa Rica in the second round of matches to avoid an upset in the group stages. Costa Rica defended valiantly in the game until former Liverpool playmaker Coutinho opened the scoring in the 84th minute of the game. Tite’s men put the game to bed when Douglas Costa’s cross found PSG forward Neymar who finished from close range to give the Brazilians their first win in the tournament. It's the late, late show in Saint Petersburg, but it is a victory for Brazil!#BRACRC pic.twitter.com/EUt8Sc1FOa — FIFA World Cup ? …

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Fred completes United switch

Fred completes United switch

Brazilian midfielder Fred has completed a move to Premier League giants Manchester United from Shakhtar Donetsk on a five-year deal. Fred is Jose Mourinho’s second summer signing for the following the arrival of defender Portuguese Diogo Dalot from Porto. The Red Devils announced earlier this month they had agreed on a deal with Shakhtar, which is understood to be in the region of £52m plus bonuses, but had been waiting for Fred to be granted a work permit. It is understood the bonuses could take the deal to around £61.2m – this would make him United’s third most expensive signing of …

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Records that could be broken in Russia 2018

Records that could be broken in Russia 2018

Five-star Russia kicked off the World Cup campaign in style as they humiliated Saudi-Arabia 5-0 in the first group game. With the other group games set to hit full swing, here are some records that could be broken in Russia 2018. 45 years and five months is what Essam El-Hadary will be when Egypt begin their campaign against Uruguay. If he plays in Russia he will break Faryd Mondragon’s record (43 years and three days) to become the oldest player in World Cup history. 13 World Cup matches unbeaten – between a 4-2 loss to Hungary in the 1954 quarter-finals …

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World Cup 2018: Group stage analysis, Star players, facts and Predictions

World Cup 2018: Group stage analysis, Star players, facts and Predictions

With less than 48 hours to start the World Cup, here is a sneak preview of how the teams will perform, the star players from different countries and some key facts for all the groups. Group A Teams: Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay Star Players: Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Luis Suarez (Uruguay), Edinson Cavani (Uruguay), Diego Godin (Uruguay), Mohammad Al-Sahlawi (Saudi Arabia) Key facts: Egypt is making a return to the World Cup for the first time since Italia 90’ thanks to the last gasp winner of Mohammed Salah. Uruguay has won the World Cup twice, the inaugural competition on …

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“Have lots of good sex”- Romario’s bizzare advice to Gabriel Jesus ahead of the World Cup

“Have lots of good sex”- Romario’s bizzare advice to Gabriel Jesus ahead of the World Cup

Legendary Brazilian striker Romario has adviced Gabriel Jesus to have plenty of sex during the World Cup in Russia this summer. Despite the stiff opposition, Jesus might face in the national team; the Manchester City forward is considered the favorite to spearhead the Selecao attack in Russia. The former Palmeiras striker has been likened to Romario who finished as the top scorer with five goals in USA 94′. In a recent interview granted to a Brazilian soccer site, the World Cup winner revealed: ‘Have enough sex is one piece of advice — as is making the most you can of …

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Copa America 2016 Brazil: Team Squad, Schedule Fixtures, Jersey, Wallpapers

Copa America 2016 Brazil: Team Squad, Schedule Fixtures, Jersey, Wallpapers

Copa America 2016 Brazil Team Squad, Schedule Fixtures, Jersey, Wallpapers: The five time World Champions and eight times Copa America winner will make their 34th appearance in the Copa America 2016 competition. After knocked out in the semi-final of 2014 World Cup, Brazil team will be eyeing to win the major competition. Scroll down to get the full information of Brazil for Copa America 2016.

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Brazil Vs Uruguay IST Time, Telecast Channels In India

Brazil Vs Uruguay IST Time, Telecast Channels In India

Brazil will play World Cup qualifying match against Uruguay on this Saturday at Itaipava Arena Pernambuco, Recife. Here are the telecast channels and match timing of Brazil vs Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier match. Good news for the Uruguay fans as Luis Suarez could make return as his international ban is now expired. The Barca forward has not played any international game since FIFA World Cup 2014 bite incident. This means he will be facing his Barcelona team mate Neymar in this clash. Brazil Vs Uruguay IST Time, Telecast Channels MATCH SCHEDULE Competition FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers Date 26 …

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Tostao: Neymar Will Be Better Than Ronaldinho

Tostao: Neymar Will Be Better Than Ronaldinho

Former Brazilian footballer Tostao believes that Neymar will be better than Ronaldinho. The 1970 FIFA World Cup winner thinks Neymar has the ability to go beyond even Ronaldinho. Neymar is enjoying another great season with Barcelona alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. The Spanish trio is currently the best trio in football world. His side Barcelona are leading the La Liga, qualified for the final of Copa del Rey and one win or draw away from making it to the quarter final of Champions League 2015-16. Tostao: Neymar Will Be Better Than Ronaldinho Tostao told to Cadena SER that “I …

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Copa America 2016 Teams | CA2016 Qualified Football Teams

Copa America 2016 Teams | CA2016 Qualified Football Teams

List of all qualified teams of Copa America 2016 football competition is available here. All 16 national football teams with their groups can be found here. The joint confederation tournament is beginning from 3rd of June this year. On 1st of May 2014, it was announced that United States will host the 45th edition of Copa America. So being host nation, USA automatically qualified for the championship. So which are the remaining teams of CA2016? continue your reading to find out.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Brazil Football Team Squad

FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Brazil Football Team Squad

Brazil national football team coach Dunga has announced the list of team squad players for FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers matches in March. Here is the list of Brazil team players selected for qualifiers matches of 2018 FIFA World Cup. The manager has not picked up Real Madrid’s Marcelo but given chance to his team mate Danilo. Good news for the fans of Ricardo Kaka as he is selected for qualifier ma tches that will be played in this month. Given below is the complete list of team squad submitted by Dunga for next fixtures of Brazil.

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Copa America 2016 Centenario Schedule Fixtures In IST [Indian Standard Time]

Copa America 2016 Centenario Schedule Fixtures In IST [Indian Standard Time]

Here is the schedule of Copa America Centenario 2016 in IST [Indian Standard Time]. Full fixtures of match dates and timing of Copa America which is going to be held in United States this year. This is the 45th edition of Copa America since its inception in 1916, will be held as part of an agreement between CONMEBOL and CONCACAF. It will be played by 16 men national football teams from these two confederations. Although it’s a confederation campaign, but the winning team would not be able to qualify for FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 as Chile have already qualified for …

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Argentina Vs Brazil IST Time, Telecast In India | 2018 WCQ

Argentina Vs Brazil IST Time, Telecast In India | 2018 WCQ

Argentina Vs Brazil match time in IST and telecast channels of 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Five times world champions will play against the current runner-ups in first leg of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Argentina The whites and sky blues will be without their key player Lionel Messi as the player is suffering from leg injury. He is not confirmed to play against Real Madrid in El Clasico also. Brazil lost first game against Copa America winners, but won second against Venezuela. While, Argentina yet to win the first game of qualifiers. It was scheduled to be play on …

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