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Tag: Neymar

  • Wednesday, November 30th 2022 - 22:35 UTC

    Football: Brazil waits for Pele, Neymar's recovery

    The 82-year-old Pele is not in the Intensive Care Unit after being admitted for chemotherapy

    As the Brazilian squad participating in the Qatar 2022 World Cup prepares to face Cameroon Friday without stars Neymar, Danilo, and Alex Sandro due to health issues, the South American country's most iconic player of all times -Edson Arantes do Nascimento, also known as Pele- remains hospitalized in Sao Paulo fighting cancer.

  • Monday, October 24th 2022 - 10:07 UTC

    Neymar says Brazil will win the World Cup and Bolsonaro will be reelected

    “Children want to be like Neymar and like me,” Bolsonaro said

    Brazilian star footballer Neymar said his country would win the Qatar World Cup and that Jair Bolsonaro would be reelected as president.

  • Saturday, October 1st 2022 - 10:17 UTC

    Neymar backs Bolsonaro over Lula

    “When someone has a different opinion, they are attacked by those same people who talk about democracy,” Neymar said after he was criticized for his political preferences

    Brazilian football star Neymar has supported incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro for Sunday's elections, which earned him heavy criticism from his country's media, where opposition candidate Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva looks poised to return to the Planalto Palace.

  • Monday, April 29th 2019 - 09:00 UTC

    PSG Brazilian star Neymar involved in an incident with a fan

    As the PSG squad walked up to receive their runners-up medals, Neymar initially pushed a supporter's hand away as he tried to record him on his mobile phone

    Paris St Germain's Brazil forward Neymar was involved in an altercation with a spectator following Saturday's French Cup final with Stade Rennes, appearing in video footage to strike the fan following his team's defeat.

  • Wednesday, July 4th 2018 - 08:58 UTC

    Lula ceases commenting the World Cup to avoid breaking election rules

    “In order to comply with the electoral legislation, his comments will stop being broadcast on Jose Trajano's program on TVT,” said Lula's Workers Party

    Jailed former Brazil president Lula da Silva has decided to cease commenting on the World Cup for Brazilian television to avoid breaking election rules. The 72-year-old leftist politician was the front-runner for October's presidential elections until his incarceration in April after being convicted of accepting a bribe from Brazilian construction company OAS.