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#Brazil

# brazil - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Ronaldinho set to marry two women at the same time Be Grand

Ronaldinho set to marry two women at the same time

The trio’s relationship will be considered a three-person civil union, which is legal in Brazil.

# brazil - Friday 18 May, 2018

From The42 'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini Shenanigans

'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini

The disgraced ex-Uefa boss says the group allocations for seeded teams were done to ensure a ‘dream’ meeting at Stade de France.

# brazil - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From The42 'Nobody is more anxious than me to go back and nobody is more afraid than me' World Cup Return

'Nobody is more anxious than me to go back and nobody is more afraid than me'

Carrying Brazil’s hopes on the back of a three-month injury rehabilitation appears to be weighing heavily on Neymar.

# brazil - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From The42 Neymar nearing injury comeback for Brazil as World Cup looms Comeback

Neymar nearing injury comeback for Brazil as World Cup looms

Brazil hope the PSG superstar will be back from injury for their friendly against the European nation at Anfield.

# brazil - Monday 14 May, 2018

From The42 How a LeBron James assist played a key role Brazil's resurgence Talking Hoop

How a LeBron James assist played a key role Brazil's resurgence

The attitude of the basketball icon on the big stage is what the Brazil coach has attempted to instil in his squad.

# brazil - Friday 27 April, 2018

Photographer disqualified from contest as winning image features 'stuffed' animal

The photo allegedly features a taxidermy specimen.

# brazil - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

At least 21 killed in attempted Brazilian prison break

“The attempt was supported by an extremely heavily armed group.”

# brazil - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From The42 Brazil lay down marker as Gabriel Jesus ends Germany's 22-game unbeaten run Didn't Concede 7

Brazil lay down marker as Gabriel Jesus ends Germany's 22-game unbeaten run

Brazil edged past a lacklustre Germany who lost for the first time in 23 matches.

From The42 'Coutinho is on the same level as Neymar' Claim

'Coutinho is on the same level as Neymar'

With the most expensive player in the world out injured for today’s meeting with Germany, Brazil team-mate Dani Alves believes the Barcelona man can step up.

# brazil - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The42 Brazil legend Ronaldo reveals reason behind famous 2002 World Cup haircut Remember When

Brazil legend Ronaldo reveals reason behind famous 2002 World Cup haircut

The 98-cap former international donned a unique hairstyle while going on to fire his country to their fifth World Cup title

# brazil - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From The42 Neymar makes ill-judged tribute to Stephen Hawking by posting wheelchair photo Oh Dear

Neymar makes ill-judged tribute to Stephen Hawking by posting wheelchair photo

World renowned physicist Hawking died at the age of 76 today.

# brazil - Saturday 3 March, 2018

PSG have confirmed that Neymar's surgery this weekend was a success

The Ligue 1 leaders released an injury update on the Brazil star who underwent surgery on a fractured foot.

# brazil - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Former solicitor Michael Lynn charged with theft of almost €30 million in Dublin

Lynn had been living in Brazil for the past eight years.

From The42 Neymar's debut season with PSG is over, Brazil star now faces race to be fit for the World Cup Worrying

Neymar's debut season with PSG is over, Brazil star now faces race to be fit for the World Cup

The forward, who will undergo surgery this weekend, is looking at three months out with a broken metatarsal.

# brazil - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Brazil's ex-president Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction

It has been ruled that his 9.5-year jail sentence be extended to more than 12 years.

# brazil - Monday 22 January, 2018

From The42 Brazilian legend Ronaldo wants to buy a football club in England or Spain El Fénomeno

Brazilian legend Ronaldo wants to buy a football club in England or Spain

The World Cup winner is eager to get into ownership and has set his sights on the Championship or La Liga 2.

# brazil - Friday 19 January, 2018

Baby killed and 17 injured as car ploughs into crowds in Rio de Janeiro

The driver has told investigators he suffered a seizure.

# brazil - Monday 18 December, 2017

DJ killed and three injured as stage collapses at Brazil music festival Atmosphere This post contains videos

DJ killed and three injured as stage collapses at Brazil music festival

The collapse was blamed on adverse weather conditions.

# brazil - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From The42 Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement CALLING IT A DAY

Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement

The 35-year-old won the Champions League, Serie A, La Liga and the World Cup.

# brazil - Monday 4 December, 2017

From The42 Barca director apologises after images leak showing target posing with him in club colours Sword In The Stone

Barca director apologises after images leak showing target posing with him in club colours

Gremio have told Barcelona and other suitors that they’ll need to pay €50m to sign midfielder Arthur.

# brazil - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# brazil - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Pictures: Giant whale washes up on iconic beach in Rio de Janeiro

“I’ve never seen one so close, I would have liked to have had the chance to save it,” said one local resident.

# brazil - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From The42 Young England stifle Neymar's Brazil as Gareth Southgate records successive stalemates Stalemate

Young England stifle Neymar's Brazil as Gareth Southgate records successive stalemates

Neymar, Gabriel Jesus and Philippe Coutinho could not find a goal in London on Tuesday night.

From The42 To Spain! Ronaldinho wants to see perfect fit Philippe Coutinho at Barcelona Countrymen

To Spain! Ronaldinho wants to see perfect fit Philippe Coutinho at Barcelona

The Liverpool star was a key target for Barcelona in the transfer window and Ronaldinho feels he would shine at Camp Nou.

# brazil - Monday 13 November, 2017

From The42 Gabriel Jesus is Brazil's 'new Ronaldo' - Dani Alves Praise

Gabriel Jesus is Brazil's 'new Ronaldo' - Dani Alves

Gabriel Jesus is “already great” and can reach the heights of Brazil’s second-greatest goal-scorer, says to Alves.

# brazil - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'I tell my son: never put out your hand to the white man': What it's like living in the Amazon rainforest

A look at how people rely on the forest to give them all that they need.

Members of Lewis Hamilton's F1 team robbed at gunpoint outside Brazilian Grand Prix track

Members of the Williams team and officials of the FIA, motor sports’ governing body, were also targeted by robbers.

Pat Hickey court case over Rio ticket touting allegations suspended

Both Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon were due to appear at a local court in Rio de Janeiro on the afternoon of 29 November.

# brazil - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From The42 England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down And Take Your Money

England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down

FIFA has punished five nations in Central and South America following homophobic chants in recent World Cup qualifiers.

# brazil - Friday 15 September, 2017

Brazil's president charged with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal group

Michel Temer was accused along with six of his heavyweight political allies of taking almost $190 million (€159 million) in kickbacks.

# brazil - Monday 11 September, 2017

Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors

The murders are alleged to have happened during the summer months.

# brazil - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November

Prosecutors said that if Hickey doesn’t attend the trial, he would forfeit the €400,000 bond he paid.

# brazil - Friday 1 September, 2017

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Brazilian President Michel Temer had signed a decree to allow the reserve to be opened up for private use.

From The42 Coutinho shows no ill effects in goalscoring return for Brazil Cout Hoor This post contains videos

Coutinho shows no ill effects in goalscoring return for Brazil

The Liverpool star scored as Brazil defeated Ecuador in last night’s World Cup qualifier.

A form of malaria that usually only affects monkeys is now affecting humans in Brazil

Researchers believe the discovery may “complicate the drive towards eventual elimination of the disease”.

# brazil - Monday 14 August, 2017

Shane Ross: 'We can still hold statutory inquiry into Rio ticketing affair'

A report on the ticket scandal is due to be published today.

# brazil - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies

The Brazilian government has sent almost 10,000 troops to help the police in Rio de Janeiro state.

# brazil - Monday 7 August, 2017

British tourist shot after her family accidentally drove into Brazilian favela

She was hospitalised due to her injuries

# brazil - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Former Brazil leader Lula gets nearly 10 years in jail for accepting bribe

The current president has also been charged with taking bribes and several of his ministers have resigned after corruption claims were made.

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