Soccer Insider: Brazil


Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Rodrigo Santoro: Xerxes and soccer

Brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro talks soccer, World Cup and “300: Rise of an Empire.”

By Steven Goff  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brazil, Soccer and Society

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Wednesday friendlies TV and live streams

On last FIFA fixture date before World Cup, several friendlies available for viewing, including USA-Ukraine, France-Netherlands, Mexico-Nigeria.

By Steven Goff  |  05:41 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Brazil, mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:07 AM ET, 04/13/2013

Freddy Adu interview in Brazil

At his formal introduction with Brazilian club Bahia, American soccer player Freddy Adu addressed several topics.

By Steven Goff  |  12:07 AM ET, 04/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, Brazil, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Soccer and Society: religion, music, TV

Soccer and Society: religion, music, TV

By Steven Goff  |  09:38 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina, Brazil, Soccer and Society, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 09:42 PM ET, 07/01/2012

After European Championship, Spain’s place in soccer history must be kicked around

Spain has won three major titles in four years, but is this La Roja squad the greatest in soccer history?

By Steven Goff  |  09:42 PM ET, 07/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  European Championship, Spain, Italy, Brazil, World Cup, Copa America, Confederations Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:44 AM ET, 06/10/2012

Video: Lionel Messi hat trick leads Argentina to 4-3 victory over Brazil in friendly in New Jersey

Lionel Messi recorded a hat trick, increasing his 2011-12 total to 82 goals, as Argentina edged Brazil, 4-3.

By Steven Goff  |  12:44 AM ET, 06/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lionel Messi, Argentina, Brazil

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/31/2012

U.S. vs. Brazil friendly at FedEx Field ranks third in attendance in Washington area, first for a national team match

The U.S.-Brazil friendly at FedEx Field was the third-largest crowd in Washington soccer history.

By Steven Goff  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, FedEx Field, RFK Stadium, Brazil, Manchester United, Barcelona, World Cup, Olympics

Posted at 01:54 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Brazil 4, USA 1: report, video, poll

Brazil scored twice in the first 26 minutes and defeated the U.S. national soccer team, 4-1, at FedEx Field.

By Steven Goff  |  01:54 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Brazil

Posted at 07:13 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Friendly: USA vs. Brazil

The U.S. national soccer team is seeking its sixth consecutive victory when it plays Brazil at FedEx Field.

By Steven Goff  |  07:13 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Brazil

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Soccer poll: United States or Brazil?

Make your pick in our USA vs. Brazil soccer poll.....

By Steven Goff  |  01:12 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Brazil

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Matchday primer: U.S. national soccer team vs. Brazil friendly at FedEx Field

Links, TV info, weather outlook, tickets and historical notes ahead of U.S. men’s national soccer team friendly vs. Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  11:09 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Brazil, Juergen Klinsmann

Posted at 10:16 PM ET, 05/28/2012

U.S. national team news & notes: Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore, Juergen Klinsmann, University of Maryland, Brazil, Neymar

Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore, Juergen Klinsmann, University of Maryland, Brazil, Neymar

By Steven Goff  |  10:16 PM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Brazil, Clint Dempsey, Neymar

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 05/23/2012

A closer look at ticket sales for U.S. national team friendly vs. Brazil at FedEx Field

Although 53,000 tickets have been sold for U.S.-Brazil soccer match at FedEx Field, discounted seats are being made available.

By Steven Goff  |  03:37 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Brazil, Redskins, FedEx Field, USSF

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Ticket sales update for U.S. national soccer team matches

More than 50,000 tickets have been sold for the U.S.-Brazil friendly at FedEx Field next week.

By Steven Goff  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Scotland, Brazil, USSF, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United vs. Colorado Rapids, U.S. Open Cup, Juventus friendly, Dani Alves injured

D.C. United vs. Colorado Rapids, U.S. Open Cup, Juventus friendly, Dani Alves injured

By Steven Goff  |  02:14 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, Juventus, Brazil

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Ticket sales update for U.S. national soccer team matches

Updated numbers from the box offices for five U.S. national team home matches.

By Steven Goff  |  01:49 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Brazil

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Brazil announces roster for friendly vs. U.S. national soccer team May 30 at FedEx Field

Dani Alves, Neymar and Alexandre Pato highlight Brazil’s roster for four friendlies, including a U.S. match in Washington.

By Steven Goff  |  06:54 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brazil, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Wednesday kickaround: Oguchi Onyewu’s knee injury, Charlie Davies and Sochaux, Argentina vs. Brazil, UEFA Champions League TV, D.C. United’s Hamdi Salihi and cows

Oguchi Onyewu’s knee injury, Charlie Davies and Sochaux, Argentina vs. Brazil, UEFA Champions League TV, D.C. United’s Hamdi Salihi and cows

By Steven Goff  |  10:09 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, D.C. United, MLS, Argentina, Brazil, Champions League

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 02/09/2012

United States to play Brazil in soccer friendly at FedEx Field

The U.S. national soccer team will play five-time world champion Brazil in a May 30 friendly at FedEx Field.

By Steven Goff  |  10:35 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Brazil, FedEx Field, Juergen Klinsmann

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 02/08/2012

U.S. vs. Brazil friendly at FedEx Field is set; U.S. & Mexico under-23 soccer teams to meet this month in Olympic tuneup

A U.S. vs. Brazil soccer friendly at FedEx Field is set for May 30. Meantime, the U.S. and Mexico U-23s will meet this month in Texas.

By Steven Goff  |  01:57 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Olympics, FedEx Field, Brazil, Mexico

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 01/30/2012

U.S. soccer team friendlies against Brazil, Scotland close to being finalized

The U.S. men’s national soccer team is tentatively planning to play Brazil at FedEx Field and Scotland at a U.S. venue.

By Steven Goff  |  01:55 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Brazil

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 01/12/2012

FedEx Field reportedly in running to host U.S. soccer friendly against Brazil in May

The Brazilian and U.S. soccer federations are in talks concerning a friendly between the national teams in May.

By Steven Goff  |  11:09 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, U.S. national team, Brazil

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Brazil defeats Egypt, 2-0, in Bob Bradley’s coaching debut for Pharoahs

American Bob Bradley’s coaching debut with Egypt began with a 2-0 loss to Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  04:03 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Bradley, Brazil, Egypt

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Soccer friendly: Brazil 2, Mexico 1

Ronaldinho and Marcelo scored three minutes apart as Brazil defeated Mexico, 2-1, in a friendly in Torreon.

By Steven Goff  |  09:19 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brazil, Mexico

Posted at 12:41 AM ET, 08/10/2011

USA-Mexico, Germany-Brazil among several international friendlies Wednesday

The United States faces Mexico, Germany hosts Brazil and World Cup champion Spain visits Italy in friendly matches set for Wednesday.

By Steven Goff  |  12:41 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, friendlies, U.S. national team, Spain, Mexico, Germany, Brazil

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Brazil defeats Ecuador to win Copa America group, settle quarterfinal matchups

Brazil defeated Ecuador, 4-2, to win Group B and continue its quest for a third consecutive Copa America title.

By Steven Goff  |  11:29 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Copa America, Brazil

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 03/27/2011

Video: Messi vs. USA, Neymar vs. Scotland

Lionel Messi puts on a dazzling display in a 1-1 draw with the United States, while Neymar strikes twice for Brazil against Scotland.

By Steven Goff  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lionel Messi, Neymar, Argentina, Brazil

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 03/08/2011

FIFA: No major changes to 2014 World Cup allocations. CONCACAF retains 3 automatic berths, one playoff

CONCACAF will receive three automatic berths and one playoff slot. Europe leads the way with 13 invitations to Brazilian-hosted tournament.

By Steven Goff  |  04:26 PM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World Cup, FIFA, Brazil