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Roque Júnior: ‘I won everything I wanted and more’

The former Brazil centre-back won the Copa Libertadores, the World Cup and the Champions League. What was his secret?By Eryck Gomes for Yellow and Green FootballRoque Júnior won just about everything he could in football: a Copa Libertadores title with…

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Felipe: the Atlético Madrid player who owes his career to a highlights DVD

Felipe compiled his own best bits DVD to attract interest from a second tier club in Brazil. Now he’s in the Champions LeagueBy Josué Seixas for Yellow and Green FootballAtlético Madrid have dealt with their fair share of heartbreak in recent years, es…

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Making a superhero: how Pelé became more myth than man | Jonathan Liew

Netflix’s new film captures the legendary Brazilian’s genius, but its lead character remains a fascinating enigmaCasa Pelé, the small two?room house in Três Corações where Pelé was born in 1940, is now a popular tourist attraction. As no photographs or…

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Palmeiras’ failure at the Club World Cup should worry all Brazilian fans

Rival supporters have enjoyed mocking Palmeiras but their results in Qatar show how far Brazilian football has fallenBy Tom Sanderson for Yellow and Green FootballLife comes at you fast in Brazilian football. A week ago, Palmeiras fans were celebrating…

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Gabriel Jesus: ‘I feel I am playing well, but I need to improve my finishing’

The Manchester City striker on his early memories of football in Brazil, his greatest moment as a player and the title raceBy Josué Seixas for Yellow and Green FootballMost Brazilians remember the first time they saw the Seleção lift a trophy. For Gabr…

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Oscar: ‘I would like to return to Chelsea to end my career’

Oscar reminisces about playing with Didier Drogba, working with José Mourinho and making eight slide tackles in one gameBy Josué Seixas for Yellow and Green FootballOscar left home very early in his life for football. And the further he went in his car…

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Four Palmas football players and club president killed in Brazil plane crash

Plane crashed soon after take-off in northern state of TocantinsPlayers were flying to game separately after positive Covid testsFour players and the president from the Brazilian football club Palmas died in a plane crash on Sunday. The group were trav…

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Four Palmas football players and club president killed in Brazil plane crash

Plane crashed soon after take-off in northern state of TocantinsPlayers were flying to game separately after positive Covid testsFour players and the president from the Brazilian football club Palmas died in a plane crash on Sunday. The group were trav…

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Four Palmas football players and club president killed in Brazil plane crash

Plane crashed soon after take-off in northern state of TocantinsPlayers were flying to game separately after positive Covid testsFour players and the president from the Brazilian football club Palmas died in a plane crash on Sunday. The group were trav…

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Brazilian football has a racism problem – from grassroots to the elite

Two depressing incidents over the festive season show discrimination is apparent in every level of Brazilian footballBy Tom Sanderson for Yellow and Green FootballBlack people in Brazil are beaten to death in supermarkets on Black Consciousness Day, ro…

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Neymar under fire for ‘macabre’ week-long New Year’s Eve party

Brazil footballer accused of dancing on the graves of coronavirus victims with celebrity blowoutCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Brazil footballer Neymar has been accused of dancing on the graves of coronavirus victims af…

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Buy a classic sport photograph: Pelé is lifted skywards by adoring fans

The latest in a Guardian Print Shop series featuring classic sports images. This week’s picture shows the legendary Brazilian footballer Pelé being mobbed by fans after winning the 1970 World CupThe swirling frenzy around Pelé at the end of the World C…

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Buy a classic sport photograph: Pelé is lifted skywards by adoring fans

The latest in a Guardian Print Shop series featuring classic sports images. This week’s picture shows the legendary Brazilian footballer Pelé being mobbed by fans after winning the 1970 World CupThe swirling frenzy around Pelé at the end of the World C…

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Antony: ‘I watched the Champions League last year. Now I’m scoring in it’

Antony has made it from a favela and police raids to Ajax and the Champions League – thanks to a pair of ‘borrowed’ bootsBy Eryck Gomes for Yellow and Green FootballNever underestimate a young man in love with running after a ball. Buying boots was not…

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Oval test: teams kick off in bizarrely shaped ‘centre circle’ in Brazilian third division – video

A third division match in Brazil has caught attention after it featured an oval-shaped centre circle. Reporting on the Parana State League between Cambe and Paranavai. the Brazilian website Globoesporte.com wrote that the referee noted on his match rep…

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Tite’s results show he is the best man to lead Brazil to the World Cup

There are always murmurs in Brazil about replacing the manager, but his record in the job is extremely impressiveBy Tom Sanderson for Yellow and Green FootballInjuries and Covid-19 threatened to derail Brazil in their two World Cup qualifiers in the in…

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‘Lack of shame’: Robinho affair highlights Brazil’s rape crisis

Top club Santos signed a contract – now suspended – with the former Brazil striker who was convicted of rape in Italy in 2017A public debate over sexual violence and rape culture has erupted in Brazil after one of its leading football clubs tried to re…

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Santos eventually see sense and drop Robinho – but only to please sponsors

Santos signed Robinho even though he was convicted of rape. Thankfully they have now suspended his contractBy Tom Sanderson for Yellow and Green FootballIn sensitive times, when Premier League clubs are willing to spend more than £1bn in the transfer w…

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Santos eventually see sense and drop Robinho – but only to please sponsors

Santos signed Robinho even though he was convicted of rape. Thankfully they have now suspended his contractBy Tom Sanderson for Yellow and Green FootballIn sensitive times, when Premier League clubs are willing to spend more than £1bn in the transfer w…

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Neymar second only to Pelé on Brazil scoring list after hat-trick defeats Peru

Neymar overtakes Ronaldo in 4-2 World Cup qualifying winArgentina beat Bolivia in La Paz for first time since 2005Neymar is second only to Pelé among Brazil’s all-time leading scorers after his hat-trick gave the team a 4-2 win in Peru and top spot in …