Host nation Brazil went off with a winning start, beating Croatia 3-1 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup opener in Brazil. It wasn't a walk in the park early on though, as the Brazilian national team had to come back and score from behind. Neymar, however contributed two goals to help Brazil cruise through to victory 3-1 against a competent Croatian squad. Another team that went out … [Read more...] about FIFA World Cup Updates: Host Brazil and Mexico with winning start
Brazil, along with Barcelona bound Neymar took charge of Group A in the Confederations Cup with an opening win, against a sturdy, yet ineffective Japan. Successor of Pele's most famous #10, Neymar, scored the first goal of the competition at the Estadio Nacional with a beautiful long range side outside of the Penalty Box within just 3 minutes. Japan never really found a way … [Read more...] about Neymar's Brazil beat Japan 3-0
The Confederations Cup 2013 is knocking on the door yet again, just as always, scheduled a year before the showdown of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. For those who don't know, the Confederations Cup features 8 teams from the different Football Confederations around the world. This years' contenders will be Brazil, who are the host, Spain who qualified by winning the 2010 FIFA … [Read more...] about Confederations Cup 2013 Brazil Preview
How ironic, the favored Brazilian Soccer Squad, Male and Female where unable to succeed for the Gold Medal. The might have ever so well played against other though competitive nations at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, but that was far from enough to bag the Gold. Both teams got eliminated in the Play Offs, the Women against the United States, and the Men, against the Argintinian … [Read more...] about Soccer Gold for Brazil says "Bye!"