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#Brazil

# brazil - Monday 7 January, 2019

Man tries to rob female UFC star in Rio - immediately regrets decision

The attempted crime happened late on Saturday.

# brazil - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

From The42 Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico Different Class

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico

Pele had all the attributes that a footballer needs, according to the 1970s and 80s Brazil star.

# brazil - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'Trump of the Tropics': Jair Bolsonaro praised as he is sworn in as Brazil's new president

“The USA is with you!” Trump tweeted out today in response to Bolsonaro’s inauguration speech.

# brazil - Friday 7 December, 2018

Hostages among 12 dead in foiled Brazil bank robberies

Five of the dead hostages were members of the same family and included two children.

# brazil - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From The42 Pele on Neymar: 'The God of football gave you the gift. What you do complicates it' Theatrics

Pele on Neymar: 'The God of football gave you the gift. What you do complicates it'

The PSG star was criticised for perceived theatrics at the World Cup and the Brazilian legend thinks he should focus on using his ability more

# brazil - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

This remote Brazilian school has been named the world's best new building

This year’s Royal Institute of British Architects prize goes to Children Village in Brazil.

# brazil - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro

The far-right politician has previously said he is “very proud” to be homophobic.

# brazil - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?

Bolsonaro garnered just over 55% in Sunday’s election.

# brazil - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 Russian futsal player scores sensational own goal in Youth Olympics final Net-burster This post contains videos

Russian futsal player scores sensational own goal in Youth Olympics final

Danil Karpuik saw his side lose 4-1 to Brazil after the error handed them an opener.

# brazil - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

From The42 Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat South America

Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat

Brazil edged past Argentina in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday thanks to Miranda’s dramatic late winner.

# brazil - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election

The two remaining candidates launched rejigged campaigns this week.

# brazil - Monday 8 October, 2018

Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory

The former paratrooper was stabbed while campaigning in September.

# brazil - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know

Voting today was to start at 8am (11am Irish time). Initial results are expected late this evening.

# brazil - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Nine fatally shot by police in escape from Brazilian jail

19 others remain on the run from the Barra de Grota prison.

# brazil - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From The42 'I was ready to give up football' - Richarlison recalls incredible journey to Brazil first team Never Give Up

'I was ready to give up football' - Richarlison recalls incredible journey to Brazil first team

The forward almost gave up on the game but he is now celebrating a brilliant introduction with Brazil.

From The42 'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card Enough Is Enough

'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card

The Brazil captain felt he was harshly booked during his side’s rout of El Salvador in Washington

# brazil - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

# brazil - Saturday 8 September, 2018

From The42 Captain fantastic: Neymar and Firmino on target as Brazil cruise to victory over USA Brazil This post contains videos

Captain fantastic: Neymar and Firmino on target as Brazil cruise to victory over USA

PSG star Neymar scored on his first outing as national team captain on Friday night.

# brazil - Friday 7 September, 2018

Brazil's presidential frontrunner stabbed at campaign rally

The popular right-wing candidate suffered multiple wounds in the attack.

# brazil - Monday 3 September, 2018

Cutbacks blamed as massive fire guts Brazil's national museum

Around 500 protesters formed a human chain around the museum’s still-smoldering remains.

'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio

The fire “spread very quickly”, officials said.

# brazil - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

From The42 Everton star Richarlison earns first Brazil call-up Selecao

Everton star Richarlison earns first Brazil call-up

Richarlison is set to serve a three-match ban for Everton but he has been boosted by international recognition.

# brazil - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From The42 'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange' Frustrated This post contains videos

'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'

After their friendly defeat to Arsenal in Dublin, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri revealed his frustration at the Brazilian star’s delayed return.

# brazil - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From The42 Film about 'the greatest footballer never to play football' hits cinemas this week Conman This post contains videos

Film about 'the greatest footballer never to play football' hits cinemas this week

A new documentary tells the barely-believable story of Brazilian Carlos Kaiser.

Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF

The South American nation is in the midst of a five-year economic crisis.

# brazil - Saturday 21 July, 2018

From The42 'Do you think I want to suffer tackles? It hurts' - Neymar defends much-maligned theatrics Targeted

'Do you think I want to suffer tackles? It hurts' - Neymar defends much-maligned theatrics

The forward has faced criticism for going to ground too easily, but claims to be the subject of rough treatment.

# brazil - Friday 20 July, 2018

Brazilian police arrest 'celebrity' surgeon after patient's death

Denis Cesar Barros Furtado went on the run when one of his female patients died after he gave her injections to enlarge her buttocks.

From The42 'I want to see these people in Neymar's place... Criticising is a weapon of the weak' Ease Up

'I want to see these people in Neymar's place... Criticising is a weapon of the weak'

Neymar was a regularly criticised during the World Cup, but Dani Alves feels he was unfairly treated.

# brazil - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

From The42 Brazil legend Ronaldo: I expected more from Neymar at World Cup Below Par

Brazil legend Ronaldo: I expected more from Neymar at World Cup

The Paris Saint-Germain forward’s struggles in Russia did not go unnoticed by one of the greatest players in World Cup history

# brazil - Sunday 8 July, 2018

From The42 Brazil Football Federation condemns online racial abuse towards Fernandinho Unsavoury

Brazil Football Federation condemns online racial abuse towards Fernandinho

The Man City player has been targeted following Brazil’s World Cup exit.

From The42 'Welcome back' - Barcelona midfielder Paulinho returns to Chinese Super League Transfer

'Welcome back' - Barcelona midfielder Paulinho returns to Chinese Super League

Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande have announced the return of former midfielder Paulinho.

# brazil - Saturday 7 July, 2018

From The42 Neymar struggling to 'find the strength to play again' after saddest moment of his career Going Home

Neymar struggling to 'find the strength to play again' after saddest moment of his career

The Brazil star endured quarter-final heartache against Belgium on Friday night.

From The42 'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium Russia 2018

'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium

Roberto Martinez’s side are into a World Cup semi-final.

# brazil - Friday 6 July, 2018

From The42 Belgium survive Brazil second half surge to book World Cup semi-final spot Momentous Win

Belgium survive Brazil second half surge to book World Cup semi-final spot

Kevin De Bruyne starred as Belgium dump Brazil out of the World Cup.

From The42 A devastating counter attack and De Bruyne bullet has Belgium in control against Brazil Gone In 16 Seconds
From The42 As it happened: Brazil v Belgium, World Cup quarter-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Brazil v Belgium, World Cup quarter-final

Belgium and Brazil battled it out for a place in the World Cup semi-finals.

From The42 Manchester City defender ruled out of the remainder of Brazil's World Cup campaign Oh Danny Boy

Manchester City defender ruled out of the remainder of Brazil's World Cup campaign

An ankle injury will see Danilo miss the rest of the tournament in Russia, it has been confirmed.

# brazil - Thursday 5 July, 2018

From The42 'To me he's not an actor... Neymar in the future will be the best in the world' Support

'To me he's not an actor... Neymar in the future will be the best in the world'

Romelu Lukaku has some sympathy for the under-fire Brazil star.

From The42 Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez Heart Eyes Emoji

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez

The Chelsea playmaker has been integral to Belgium’s run to the quarter-finals.

From The42 Ronaldo reckons referees need to do a better job of protecting Neymar R9

Ronaldo reckons referees need to do a better job of protecting Neymar

“When people repeatedly hit me I would feel a sense of unfairness. Criticism is nonsense.”

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