Free Press Journal
  • Neymar on target as Brazil cruise over USA

    East Rutherford (United States) : Roberto Firmino and Neymar scored the goals as Brazil cruised to a 2-0 friendly victory over an inexperienced United States here on Friday night. Brazil, playing their first international since a disappointing World Cup quarter-final exit, were in complete control throughout a low-key encounter at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

  • Focus on Neymar, Mbappe as PSG kick off title defence

    Paris : Neymar left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) 12 months ago in a bid to move out of Lionel Messi’s shadow and confirm his status as one of the world’s best players, but the Brazilian may have to share the mantle of talisman with teenage prodigy Kylian Mbappe this season. The French champions start the defence of their Ligue 1 title against Caen at the Parc des Princes on  Sunday, and all

  • I exaggerated reactions during FIFA World Cup 2018, admits Neymar in advertisement

    Sao Paulo: Neymar used a sponsor’s ad to admit he exaggerated some of his reactions after being fouled during the World Cup in Russia. The video, published Sunday and broadcast on several Brazilian TV networks, features the striker accepting criticism for the first time and promising to pick himself up.


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  • Watch Video: Neymar’s ‘diving’ theatrics at FIFA WC mocked by tennis player at Wimbledon

    Brazil football star Neymar is receiving more attention for his ‘diving’ in the FIFA World Cup than his goal-scoring abilities. Neymar scored two goals in Brazil campaign this year but was more in news for his play-acting in attempts to draw fouls during matches. Now, it looks like the footballer is being remembered at the Wimbledon, too. Tennis star Jonas Bjorkman did his own impression of Neymar

  • Fab four of future?

    Kazan : While many people feel sorry to see Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar leaving the FIFA World Cup pitches earlier than expected, some young footballers stood out to show that they deserve equal, if not more, attention from the media and fans.

  • ‘Commitment of players allow me to take risks’

    “When you play Brazil, I think you need to get a tactical advantage. There is a psychological barrier: the yellow tops, the five world titles and everything that goes with that. So we had to be brave tactically. It was a big gamble to change things and we needed the players to believe. And today is not really about the tactics – it’s about the execution of those tactics. We have to

  • Brazil living up to billing as favourites

    History shows that the team with the best defence tends to win the trophy. And while Brazil have always possessed brilliant individuals, they have also long since been pragmatists above all else.

  • Midfield still a problem, but can forwards carry Brazil to glory?

    Samara : So can Brazil go all the way in this World Cup? Their win against Mexico in the Samara Arena took them one step closer to the title they haven’t won since 2002, but still left some questions to be answered.

  • samba boys in perfect sync

    Stylish Neymar steers Brazil past Mexico to enter quarter-finals  

  • Big stars in danger as bookings & suspensions influence World Cup

    Moscow : The end of the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup means teams can now see their routes towards the final on July 15. However there is still a long way to go on the road to Moscow and suspensions could be a major factor in the coming matches.

  • Neymar scores! And sister dislocates shoulder

    Rio de Janeiro: When Neymar finally scored against Costa Rica, Brazil cheered, the superstar striker cried, and his sister… dislocated her shoulder.

  • Brazil bar to give shots every time Neymar falls

    Rio de Janeiro  : A Rio de Janeiro bar has invented a new drinking game: free shots every time Brazil’s superstar Neymar falls down during a crucial World Cup group game against Serbia on Wednesday.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar hits back at World Cup critics

    Saint Petersburg: Neymar rounded on his critics and defended his emotional reaction to scoring in Brazil’s 2-0 World Cup win over Costa Rica after he broke down in tears at the final whistle.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil edge towards knockouts after Costa Rica late show

    Saint Petersburg: Philippe Coutinho and Neymar broke down dogged Costa Rica in injury time on Friday, sealing a 2-0 win for Brazil that propels the five-time champions towards the World Cup last 16. The Central Americans looked likely to hold on for a hard-earned draw, particularly after Neymar had a penalty award chalked off by referee Bjorn Kuipers after he consulted the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). But Coutinho and Neymar finally broke through,