A group of 75 players from Brazil’s top two soccer leagues are complaining that their health is at risk because their clubs’ schedules next season will be compressed to accommodate the World Cup.
Brazil beat Ivory Coast 3-1 to advance to the round of 16 at the World Cup, while defending champion Italy was held to a 1-1 tie by New Zealand and Paraguay defeated Slovakia 2-0.
Brazil coach Carlos Dunga said his team is improving after last night’s 3-0 victory over Chile, though it’s not quite ready to hoist a record-extending sixth World Cup.
Luis Fabiano raised six fingers into the air after opening the scoring in Brazil’s 3-1 World Cup win over Ivory Coast that propelled it into the second round.
Brazil beat Ivory Coast 3-1 in soccer’s World Cup today in Johannesburg, South Africa, to reach the round of 16, with Luis Fabiano scoring twice for the record five-time champion.
Record five-time champion Brazil beat Chile 3-0 to set up a World Cup quarterfinal against the Netherlands, which defeated Slovakia 2-1.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. media, with clickable links to the Web.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web:
"There was no voluntary handball, so it was a legitimate goal and one of the most spectacular of my career."
- Luis Fabiano on Jun 20, 2010