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#5 Sixes and Sevens podcast: South American World Cup qualifiers with Tim Vickery

Oliver Wilson is joined by Tim Vickery to review the final round of World Cup qualifiers in South America. You can listen to the ...

Arthur could be the man to solve Brazil's long-term problem in central midfield

A leading contender for the outstanding footballing moment of last week was Lionel Messi’s second goal for Barcelona in the 3-0 win over Juventu...

#4 Sixes and Sevens podcast: South American World Cup qualifiers with Tim Vickery

Greg Lea is joined by Tim Vickery to look ahead to the latest round of World Cup qualifiers in South America. You can listen to the podcast on&n...

Can Tite avoid Scolari's mistakes as Brazil prepare for the World Cup?

With the season just getting under way, the end of the campaign looks a long way off – unless you are a national team coach preparing for Russia...

Remembering Kaka's 2007 Ballon d'Or triumph - the last man other than Messi and Ronaldo to win the award

In January, it seems pretty safe to say that either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo will win the Ballon d’Or. The Barcelona and Real Madrid su...

The history of the Confederations Cup

The 10th edition of the Confederations Cup kicks-off on Saturday, with host nation Russia taking on Group A opponents New Zealand at the Krestovsky St...

Betting preview: Brazil - Argentina

South American neighbors and rivals Brazil and Argentina will contest an international friendly in Australia on Friday.

Celebrating Brazil's tradition of attacking full-backs, from Nilton Santos and Carlos Alberto to Marcelo and Dani Alves

If Dani Carvajal is not 100 per cent fit in time, there is every chance that the final of the Champions League will feature four Brazilian full-backs....

6 stars who shone at the Under-20 World Cup, including Maradona and Messi

The 2017 Under-20 World Cup got under way in South Korea on Saturday, and each of the players taking part will be desperate to make a...

How Philippe Coutinho proved me wrong and became a key man for Liverpool and Brazil

There are the likes of Lionel Messi, Alexis Sanchez and Neymar – those I have been lucky enough to watch bloom into global stars, knowing from t...