The Copa America 2019 quarterfinals kick off on Thursday with the host country Brazil remaining the favorite to lift the trophy. Minus their star player Neymar, the Brazilians scored eight goals while conceding none in the group phase. They were less than impressive in their scoreless draw with Venezuela but followed that with a 5-0
(WFI) Neymar is trying to be fully fit for Brazil’s next game against Costa Rica on Friday.
(WFI) Germany, Brazil and Spain have problems in their World Cup openers; Neymar suffers more fouls than any player since 1998; Cristiano Ronaldo shines, Messi doesn’t.
(WFI) Barcelona superstar also talks about the disappointment of his international career during interview.
(WFI) Neymar is expected to return from injury before the World Cup begins.
July 8 – FIFA confirm no positive doping tests so far at the World Cup… Director of FIFA VIP ticketing agency Match Hospitality arrested in ticketing probe. Christian Radnedge reports from Rio
June 27 – Also: FIFA to investigate Neymar for displaying non-approved underwear brand.
June 13 – World Football INSIDER was on the scene for the build-up to the World Cup opener and the Brazil victory over Croatia that triggered scenes of jubilation across the nation.
June 12 – Neymar was the star of the show as Brazil launched their campaign for a sixth world title in fine style defeating Croatia 3-1. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Arena Corinthians.
May 1 – INSIDER checks out the buzz on social media: Real Madrid players on their Champions League win against Bayern Munich… Players start a Twitter campaign after racist incident involving Barcelona’s Dani Alves. Compiled by Nicole Bennett.