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January 11, 2019 2:40 AM Orlando City still in talks to sign ex-Brazil star Diego from Flamengo

Orlando City SC remains in talks with Flamengo midfielder Diego, multiple sources have told ESPN FC. At issue is the fact that Diego, 33, has six months remaining on his contract, and that Flamengo is holding out for a transfer fee. The Brazilian club is also eager to find a replacement for the attacking midfielder prior to letting him move to the Lions 66

November 25, 2018 10:08 AM Ex-Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari leads Palmeiras to Brazilian title

Palmeiras won the Brazilian championship with a match to spare when they won 1-0 at Vasco da Gama on Sunday, bringing their coach Luiz Felipe Scolari another major title at the age of 70. Scolari, Brazil coach when they won their fifth World Cup in 2002 and also in charge of the side humiliated 7-1 at home by Germany on home soil in 2014, took over in July with Palmeiras 62

January 4, 2018 12:48 PM Brazilian player out for eight months after bar fight with rival fans

Fluminense midfielder Marquinhos Calazans will undergo knee surgery and be sidelined for eight months after being involved in a bar fight with fans of a rival club. Calazans, 21, was already recovering from an operation on his right knee when he clashed with Flamengo supporters in a Rio de Janeiro bar. Fluminense doctor Michael Simoni told ESPN Brasil 46

October 27, 2017 12:38 PM Man United retrospectively declared 1999 world club champions by FIFA

Manchester United have now officially been world club champions twice following a ruling by FIFA on Friday to recognize their 1999 Intercontinental Cup triumph. The council of the sport's world governing body said it had officially recognised the winners of the Intercontinental Cup, which was staged between 1960 and 2004, as club world champions 82

May 24, 2017 9:59 AM Real Madrid-bound Vinicius Junior may be worth €200 million

Real Madrid have spent a reported €45 million on 16-year-old Vinicius Junior in order to avoid a repeat of losing out on Neymar to Barcelona, according to former Brazil international Edmundo, who believes the teenager could one day be worth €200m. Madrid have confirmed a deal has been done with Flamengo to sign the Brazil youth international, who only made his senior 52

March 3, 2017 6:57 PM Brazil recall Flamengo star Diego for upcoming World Cup qualifiers

Flamengo playmaker Diego and Sport forward Diego Souza have received surprise calls to the Brazil squad for this month's World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Paraguay. Both players starred in Brazil's charity match against Colombia in January and were rewarded by coach Tite with national team selections for Brazil's March 23rd and 28th matches 51

February 24, 2017 11:10 PM Ex-Flamengo keeper Bruno granted right to remain at liberty

RIO DE JANEIRO -- A former Brazilian goalkeeper jailed for the killing of one of his girlfriends and the kidnapping of her son has been granted the right to remain at liberty until his last appeal is considered. Bruno Fernandes de Souza, known as Bruno, was sentenced in 2013 to 22 years in prison after he confessed he had ordered a friend to murder Eliza 51

November 30, 2016 7:47 AM Thousands mourn in Chapeco after Chapecoense plane crash

CHAPECO, Brazil -- Thousands squeezed into Chapeco's cathedral and even more packed a stadium to mourn the death of 71 people in a plane crash, 19 of them members of the Chapecoense club who had been on the brink of football greatness. Chapecoense's remarkable season ended in tragedy late on Monday when a chartered aircraft crashed south of the Colombian 47

August 5, 2016 6:14 PM Behind the Olympic curtain, Rio at a crossroads

RIO DE JANEIRO -- As the sun set on Copacabana Beach, joggers, dog walkers and stroller pushers slowed down their pace or stopped to gawk at a massive, metal-grid installation that sprouted like a modern art installation out of the golden sand. About a dozen yellow-hatted construction workers hung from the massive framework, going at it with hammers 37

October 5, 2015 1:24 AM Corinthians salvage late draw and stay on top in Brazil

Rodriguinho scored in the 84th minute to give Corinthians a 2-2 draw Sunday against Ponte Preta to keep the Sao Paulo club five points ahead in Brazil's first division. Jadson also scored for the league leaders, who have 61 points in 29 matches. Second-place Atletico-MG is on 56, followed by Gremio with 52. Santos and Sao Paulo are 15 points off the pace with Palmeiras 22