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England have slipped back to eighth place in the new FIFA world rankings – barely a month after they had moved up to fourth position. Copa America champions Uruguay, Portugal, Italy and Brazil have all moved ahead of England despite the fact Fabio Capello’s side have won back-to-back Euro 2012 qualifying matches against Bulgaria and…
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Ranked officially as the best goal of all time, Carlos Alberto’s strike against Italy in the 1970 World Cup Final simply must be featured on this list. In what could be considered the ultimate ‘team goal’ - the Brazilians complete nine passes, as well as displaying pieces of individual brilliance before the ball is emphatically…
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Brazilian legend Pele, is widely recognised as one of greatest players, if not the greatest player of all time. He enjoyed a wonderful career in Brazil with Santos but it was his performances for the national team which made him such a hero in his home nation. The following strike in the 1958 World Cup…
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It could be considered as one of the most difficult skills to execute in a game of football and that is why free-kicks are loved by players and fans alike. There have been a series of wonderful free-kicks throughout the years, but Roberto Carlos’ strike for Brazil against France is certainly up there with the…
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Manchester United are keeping tabs on Brazil’s latest twin superstars Alex and Andre Santos. Sir Alex Ferguson snapped up teenage twins Rafael and Fabio Da Silva from Fluminese three years ago and it looks as if history may be about to repeat itself. The two Da Silva twins have excelled since they moved to England…
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Chelsea defender David Luiz has admitted he cannot wait to pull on a Chelsea shirt again after enduring a frustrating spell on the sidelines. The Brazilian has yet to play a competitive game for new Blues boss Andre Villas-boas due to a thigh injury but looks set to start for Brazil against Ghana on Monday…
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Quite remarkably, England have jumped two places to fourth in the latest FIFA world rankings, leapfrogging Brazil and Uruguay in the process. Despite drawing their last two games against Switzerland and Ghana, Fabio Capello’s men have passed the South American duo. England supporters will still wince when they recall the lamentable performance of the national…
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Liverpool's Player of the Year last campaign Lucas has put a smile on Kopites abroad (and given manager Kenny Dalglish a selection headache) by declaring himself ready to go for this weekends opener against Sunderland.  Lucas had an extended holiday due to his country's (Brazil) involvement in the Copa America. The midfielder played 45 minutes…
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Brazilian legend Pele has told wonderkid Neymar that the striker should snub a move to the Premier League. Pele strongly believes that Neymar can be as good as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo but believes his talent will suffer if he moves to England too soon. Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester City have all…
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Carlos Tevez’s hopes of a dramatic return to South America were dealt a major blow last night after Manchester City rejected a £35 million bid from Corinthians. The Brazilian club fell way short of City’s valuation for their star striker and City officials were also concerned about how the deal was to be structured. If City…
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Brazil 2 – Paraguay 2 Brazil continued to labour in Group B and currently sit in third position as they were held to a 2-2 draw with Paraguay on Saturday evening. Brazil found themselves ahead after a strike from Jadson seven minutes before the break before Roque Santa Cruz and Nelson Valdez put the visitors…
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Group A Colombia currently sit top of Group A having beaten Costa Rica 1-0 on July 2. The hosts Argentina got their campaign off to a disappointing start with a 1-1 draw with Bolivia and currently sit second in the group with their opponents third and Costa Rica sitting last. Argentina face Colombia on July…

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