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Rio declares three days of mourning after fire kills 10 teenage footballers

Flamengo president says it is ‘the worst tragedy to happen to the club in its 123 years’Rio de Janeiro has declared three days of mourning as investigators seek to determine the cause of the fire that killed 10 teenage footballers at the training centr…

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Fire at Flamengo football training centre kills 10 people

• Firefighters confirm fatalities on Friday morning• Blaze happened at Brazilian club’s training centreA fire at the training centre of Rio de Janeiro football club Flamengo killed 10 people and injured at least three others on Friday, firefighters sai…

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Footballers push ambulance from pitch in Brazil after it fails to start – video

Players from Flamengo and Vasco da Gama pushed an ambulance from the pitch on Saturday after the vehicle – which was transporting an injured player to hospital – failed to start.Vasco’s Bruno Silva had been knocked unconscious in an aerial collision an…

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Vinícius Júnior: ‘If God wants, Neymar and I will play together at Real Madrid’

In a rare interview since agreeing to join Real Madrid for £39.6m, the 17-year-old Flamengo striker talks about pressure, his hopes for the future and violence in RioAll over the world teenagers dream about playing for Real Madrid and the Flamengo stri…

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Vinícius Júnior: the £38m teenager who hasn’t actually done anything yet | Barney Ronay

Perhaps Vinícius Júnior will go on to have a happy and successful career and explore the outer fringes of his own talent. The question is: why do this to him?

“I may not have been sure what really did interest me. But I was absolutely sure what didn’t.”

“I don’t know why. But I felt a little bit bored out there to be completely honest.”

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Who is Vinícius Júnior, Real Madrid’s new £40m signing? – video

Real Madrid announced the signing of 16-year-old Vinícius Júnior from Flamengo for nearly £40m this week, but just who is the teenage forward? Vinícius, who many have likened to Neymar, may have just one senior appearance for his current club, but has been in impressive form for Brazil’s Under-17s, scoring 19 goals in 22 appearances so far in his career

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Who is Vinícius Júnior, Real Madrid’s new £40m signing? – video

Real Madrid announced the signing of 16-year-old Vinícius Júnior from Flamengo for nearly £40m this week, but just who is the teenage forward? Vinícius, who many have likened to Neymar, may have just one senior appearance for his current club, but has been in impressive form for Brazil’s Under-17s, scoring 19 goals in 22 appearances so far in his career

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Who is Vinícius Júnior, Real Madrid’s new £40m signing? – video

Real Madrid announced the signing of 16-year-old Vinícius Júnior from Flamengo for nearly £40m this week, but just who is the teenage forward? Vinícius, who many have likened to Neymar, may have just one senior appearance for his current club, but has been in impressive form for Brazil’s Under-17s, scoring 19 goals in 22 appearances so far in his career

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Who is Vinícius Júnior, Real Madrid’s new £40m signing? – video

Real Madrid announced the signing of 16-year-old Vinícius Júnior from Flamengo for nearly £40m this week, but just who is the teenage forward? Vinícius, who many have likened to Neymar, may have just one senior appearance for his current club, but has been in impressive form for Brazil’s Under-17s, scoring 19 goals in 22 appearances so far in his career

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Real Madrid sign 16-year-old Vinícius Júnior from Flamengo for £39.6m

• Teenage forward has made just one senior appearance for Flamengo
• Real beat Barcelona and Manchester United to signature with offer of €46m

Real Madrid have reached a deal with the Brazilian side Flamengo to sign forward Vinícius Júnior in July 2018, the Spanish champions announced on Tuesday. Vinícius has just one senior appearance for Flamengo, making his professional debut just 10 days ago in a league game against Atlético Mineiro.

Related: Real Madrid, champions again, but with a coach who is only just starting | Sid Lowe

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Brazil’s top court names football league champions – 30 years on

Supreme court panel rules that Sport Recife beat Flamengo to 1987 title after decades-long dispute over parallel competitions

Most football matches are decided within 90 minutes, give or take a few minutes of injury time. But in the case of a 1987 Brazilian league championship, it has taken 30 years and a supreme court ruling for the winner to be named.

Three decades after the match, a five-member panel of the country’s supreme court ruled on Tuesday that Sport Recife beat Rio de Janeiro giants Flamengo 3-1 to win the league.

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Brazil’s top court names football league champions – 30 years on

Supreme court panel rules that Sport Recife beat Flamengo to 1987 title after decades-long dispute over parallel competitions

Most football matches are decided within 90 minutes, give or take a few minutes of injury time. But in the case of a 1987 Brazilian league championship, it has taken 30 years and a supreme court ruling for the winner to be named.

Three decades after the match, a five-member panel of the country’s supreme court ruled on Tuesday that Sport Recife beat Rio de Janeiro giants Flamengo 3-1 to win the league.

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Carlos Alberto, Brazil World Cup-winning captain, dies aged 72

• Defender scored one of great World Cup goals in 1970 final
• Legend dies in Rio de Janeiro following a heart attack

Related: The Joy of Six: Great team goals | Rob Smyth

The World Cup-winning Brazil captain Carlos Alberto has died aged 72, his former club Santos have announced.

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Chelsea’s Ramires shares the secret of his goal celebration dance – video

Chelsea’s Ramires shows Joel, a pupil at the Archbishop Lanfranc Academy in Thornton Heath, south London, his goal celebration dance. Ramires also talks about going from supporting one team in Brazil to supporting three around the world and the mixed memories of playing in the 2014 World Cup

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Eduardo Da Silva close to joining Flamengo, according to reports

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Zico: 10 things you didn’t know about Brazil’s former World Cup No10

The Guardian’s new columnist left fans thinking his birthday was Christmas after overcoming his slight build to become key to Flamengo’s glory years and a Brazil all-time great Continue reading…

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English clubs suffer from Latin lessons in Club World Cup

Manchester United, with two triumphs, are the only English side to have beaten a South American team in the Club World Cup1968 Intercontinental CupEstudiantes 1 Man Utd 0, Buenos Aires; Man Utd 1 Estudiantes 1, Old TraffordUnited were England’s first r…

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Messi at the double to make it 88

• Messi scores twice in Copa del Rey win to extend 2012 tally• However Zambia FA and Flamengo plan to appeal recordLionel Messi scored two goals to extend his tally for 2012 to 88 and earn Barcelona, holders of the Copa del Rey, a 2-0 win at second…

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Messi at the double to make it 88

• Messi scores twice in Copa del Rey win to extend 2012 tally• However Zambia FA and Flamengo plan to appeal recordLionel Messi scored two goals to extend his tally for 2012 to 88 and earn Barcelona, holders of the Copa del Rey, a 2-0 win at second…