NEYMAR READY FOR WORLD CUP

The Brazilian confederation (CBF) has confirmed that Paris St Germain playmaker Neymar Jr. successfully underwent surgery on his injured foot and ankle. The CBF released a statement over the weekend, calming fears about the world’s most expensive footballer.

Neymar was operated on by the national team doctor in Belo Horizonte to fix a fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle. He picked up the issues in the French Cup tie with Olympique Marseille, which PSG went on to win 3-0. (more…)

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TITE WORKING HIS MAGIC

It is almost a year that Tite took charge of the Brazil team and what an impact he has made on the team. When he took over, Brazil was a team suffering from a humiliating defeat at the World Cup and Copa America, and many pundits had written them off for the upcoming World Cup in Russia.

However, Tite will change their fortunes around and help the players believe in themselves. The performance speaks for itself with Brazil winning 9 games out of 10 counting for the qualifiers. Indeed Brazil are already qualified for the next World Cup and can now focus on building a team that will allow them to perform in Russia.

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Tite can push Brazil to World Cup success

Following a disappointing string of performances during the Copa America Centenario, Dunga was fired from his coaching position in the Brazilian national side and Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, better known as Tite was the man that was selected to usher in a new era for the Brazilian team.

Tite is not a very well-known manager in the spectrum of high-profile coaches. Throughout the entirety of his managerial career, he has been able to take charge of numerous Brazilian clubs and lifted many titles for those clubs but none of them are as competitive as the Champions League or other highly competed pieces of silverware that managers would give everything they have in order to secure it. (more…)

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CARLOS ALBERTO: DON’T MAKE NEYMAR CAPTAIN

World Cup-winning captain Carlos Alberto for Brazil has given a very unusual advice in the midst of turmoil in the national team.  Alberto, who lifted the World Cup for his country as far back as 1970, urged the recently hired new coach Tite to strip the play maker of his captaincy, contrary to popular opinion.

The sacked two time coach of the national side Dunga made Neymar the captain when he took charge of the team after the 2014 World Cup Finals knockout. He is believed to be set to continue when Tite takes over fully but Alberto has urged him not to do so. (more…)

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