• judge Aug 9, 2019

    Brazil Judge Ends Investigation of Neymar on Rape Allegation

    A Brazilian judge accepted a recommendation from prosecutors Thursday to close the investigation of soccer star Neymar on a rape allegation on the grounds of there being a lack of evidence against him. Sao Paulo state prosecutors Flávia Merlini and Estefânia Paulin announced during the day that they agreed with a July 30 decision by police not to bring charges...

  • Russia Jun 12, 2018

    How Much Do You Know About the FIFA World Cup? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!

    The FIFA World Cup is the world’s most watched sporting event and right around the corner. We have put together a quiz to determine how much you know about the tournament’s history and the teams competing.

  • player Jul 3, 2017

    Messi Marrying Childhood Sweetheart in Argentina Hometown

    Lionel Messi and his childhood sweetheart headed to the altar Friday night in his hometown for a wedding ceremony attended by some of the biggest names in soccer....
    About 250 guests were expected at the marriage of Messi and Antonela Roccuzzo at a luxury hotel. They included Barcelona teammates Neymar, Luis Suarez and Gerard Pique, who will be joined by his...

  • Asher Klein Aug 21, 2016

    In Olympic Grudge Match, Brazil Beats Germany to Win Historic Men's Soccer Gold

    Brazil won its first gold medal in men’s soccer on home turf Saturday, edging Germany in a penalty shootout after the game ended tied 1-1. Brazil’s captain and star player Neymar scored the winning penalty, booting the ball into right corner as the German goalkeeper dove the wrong way. He broke into tears as his teammates swarmed him in a...

  • facebook Jul 1, 2014

    World Cup Generates Record One Billion Facebook Interactions

    Facebook has passed the 1 billion mark in World Cup interactions. The company said Monday the milestone was reached over the weekend. No other single event has generated this much activity on Facebook in the history of the social media site. More than 220 million people have posted, “liked” or commented upon what other people are saying about the soccer tournament.

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