• Brazil-Colombia friendly proposed to raise money for Chapecoense

    Brazil-Colombia friendly proposed to raise money for Chapecoense

    Brazil and Colombia could play at the Maracana on January 22 to help raise money for Chapecoense after last week’s tragic air disaster.

    Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) general secretary Walter Feldman has revealed discussions are underway for Brazil to play Colombia in January to help the victims of the tragic air disaster involving Chapecoense.

    Chapecoense players, backroom staff and officials were among the 71 people to lose their lives when a flight carrying them to the Copa Sudamericana final against Atletico Nacional […]

  • PSG deny viral reports suggesting they donated €40m to Chapecoense

    PSG deny viral reports suggesting they donated €40m to Chapecoense

    Paris Saint-Germain have denied speculation that they have donated €40 million to Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who lost 19 players in a plane crash on Monday.

    Following the disaster in Colombia, in which 71 people died, rumours began circulating on social media that PSG had pledged a significant sum of money.

    But a club spokesperson told AFP: “PSG formally denies this rumour.

    “It just showed its solidarity with the victims and a minute of silence was organised before training. Another will be held […]

  • Chapecoense vice-president Ivan Tozzo: It’s a great tragedy

    Chapecoense vice-president Ivan Tozzo: It’s a great tragedy

    The vice-president of the Brazilian club Chapecoense whose plane crashed in Colombia on Tuesday lamented that the tragedy had struck at the cruellest moment.

    The plane carrying the Brazilian top-flight football team crashed in the mountains near Medellin, Colombia after “electrical failures” with just five survivors from the 81 people on board.

    “The pain is terrible. Just as we had made it, I will not say to the top, but to have national prominence, a tragedy like this happens. It is very […]

  • Touching!! See The FOUR Most Embarrassing Records In Football, Number three Is Terrible

    Touching!! See The FOUR Most Embarrassing Records In Football, Number three Is Terrible

    The game of football is the most watched and celebrated sports in the world as fans with different backgrounds and languages will come together to speak in one voice to support the teams after their heart either to win a competition or winning a tough duel.But sometimes, there are some disappointing results that fans would not want to remember in the game of football, and Naijaloaded brings you four embarrassing records in football.

    1.Arsenal 2-1 League Cup defeat to Birmingham City

    Many […]

  • Spanish judge calls for Neymar to be jailed for two years

    Spanish judge calls for Neymar to be jailed for two years

    Spain’s public prosecutor has called for Barcelona star Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos to the La Liga champions in 2013, said a court filing on Wednesday.

    Judge Jose Perals also called for a five-year sentence for former Barca president Sandro Rosell and a fine of £7.18million for the club, but called for charges against current president Josep Maria Bartomeu to be dropped.

    The case […]

  • Calm down internet! Why Neymar is NOT going to jail

    Calm down internet! Why Neymar is NOT going to jail

    Prosecutors in Spain are requesting a two-year prison sentence, but the footballer’s lack of previous convictions will spare him time behind bars in Barcelona.

    Contrary to the internet’s wild reaction, Barcelona forward Neymar will NOT be going to jail any time soon on corruption charges.

    Yes, prosecutors in Spain are requesting two years jail for the Brazilian footballer but, in reality, he wouldn’t actually spend any time behind bars.

    The reason Neymar won’t go to jail is that is he has no previous […]

  • Peru 0-2 Brazil: Jesus inspires Tite’s men to sixth successive win

    Peru 0-2 Brazil: Jesus inspires Tite’s men to sixth successive win

    Gabriel Jesus scored one and set up another as high-flying Brazil overcame Peru in Lima.

    CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying leader Brazil claimed its sixth successive win after seeing off Peru 2-0 thanks to Gabriel Jesus on Tuesday.

    Manchester City-bound forward Jesus was the hero in Lima, inspiring the win as Tite’s Brazil made it six consecutive qualifying victories for the first time since trying to reach the 1970 World Cup, when the side had Pele and Carlos Alberto in the squad.

    In a […]

  • Mascherano making no excuses for sorry Argentina

    Mascherano making no excuses for sorry Argentina

    Argentina were beaten 3-0 by bitter rivals Brazil in World Cup qualifying, and the defender insists that they must improve to make it to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

    Javier Mascherano believes Argentina have no excuses for the damaging slump that has left their hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in jeopardy.

    Fierce rivals Brazil ran out 3-0 winners in Belo Horizonte on Thursday, meaning Edgardo Bauza’s side have now gone four matches without a win.

    They lie sixth in […]

  • Proud Coutinho revels in Brazil win over Argentina

    Proud Coutinho revels in Brazil win over Argentina

    The Liverpool midfielder, who opened the scoring with a brilliant goal, has expressed his pride at defeating their bitter rivals 3-0 in World Cup qualifying in Belo Horizonte.

    Philippe Coutinho has expressed his pride in helping high-flying Brazil beat South American rivals Argentina in World Cup qualifying, though the star attacker insists that his team-mates are remaining grounded.

    Coutinho was on target as Brazil consolidated their position atop the CONMEBOL standings with a convincing 3-0 victory over Argentina in Belo Horizonte on […]

  • Argentina loss ‘one of the toughest defeats of my career’ – Bauza

    Argentina loss ‘one of the toughest defeats of my career’ – Bauza

    Argentina manager Edgardo Bauza called the Albiceleste’s 3-0 thrashing at the hands of historic rival Brazil one of the toughest of his career, but urged his team to stay positive ahead of their next CONMEBOL World Cup qualifier with Colombia.

    Argentina have won just four of their first 11 games and currently sit outside of the automatic qualification spots after a heavy defeat in Brazil.

    And they sank to new lows in Belo Horizonte as their main players — Gonzalo Higuain, Lionel […]

  • Brazil 3-0 Argentina: Messi’s men outclassed in convincing home win

    Brazil 3-0 Argentina: Messi’s men outclassed in convincing home win

    Edgardo Bauza’s men were played off the park in Belo Horizonte, and are now in serious danger of missing out on the World Cup.

    Neymar scored a milestone goal as Brazil piled the pressure on Argentina in World Cup qualifying with a 3-0 win on Thursday.

    The Barcelona star netted his 50th international goal, to go with efforts from Philippe Coutinho and Paulinho, in the comfortable win.

    The result heaps the pressure on Argentina, whose winless run in qualifying extended to four matches.

    Edgardo […]