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Fabiano to stay with Sevilla after signing new two-year dealupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 13:51:00

Luis Fabiano has penned a new two-year deal with Sevilla to end speculation he was set to leave the La Liga club.

Sevilla dumped out by Sporting Bragaupdated: Tue Aug 24 2010 20:12:00

Sevilla have failed to become the fourth team from Spain to qualify for the Champions League after crashing out to Portuguese underdogs Sporting Braga 5-3 on aggregate on Tuesday.

Remy replaces Niang at Marseille; Squillaci sought by Arsenalupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 17:33:00

French champions Marseille have moved quickly to boost their forward options by winning the race to sign highly-rated striker Loic Remy from Nice.

Brazil cruise into quarterfinal meeting with the Netherlandsupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 17:25:00

Brazil turned on the style to defeat their South American rivals Chile 3-0 on Monday and set up a World Cup quarterfinal against the Netherlands.

Stalemate enough to take Brazil and Portugal into last 16updated: Fri Jun 25 2010 12:04:00

Brazil and Portugal played out a disappointing draw as Group G reached its climax but both cruised into the last 16 of the World Cup.

Africa's World Cup dreams fadingupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 16:53:00

After a week of play, CNN's Isha Sesay reports Africa's World Cup dreams hang by a thread.

SI.com: Gregory Sica: Top South Americans in Champions Leagueupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 19:17:00

It's no secret that without the top South American players, European soccer's biggest club competition -- the UEFA Champions League -- wouldn't be nearly as entertaining. With the amount of South American talent integrated into the competition in recent years, the quality of play has reached a level never imagined before.

SI.com: Gregory Sica: Luís Fabiano talks about World Cup pressures on Brazilupdated: Wed Jan 13 2010 15:46:00

When people name their favorites for the World Cup, Brazil comes up every time. The Seleção conjures up images of excitement and artful soccer. With a record five World Cup titles, it's the most successful team as well, and is the favorite to add a sixth crown in South Africa in July.

Ronaldo the hero despite sending-offupdated: Sat Dec 05 2009 18:22:00

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off after inspiring Real Madrid to an incident-packed 4-2 victory at home to Almeria on Saturday night, in which he created a goal, scored one and also missed a penalty.

Brazil cruise to victory over Omanupdated: Tue Nov 17 2009 13:06:00

Brazil won their second successive friendly in the Gulf with a 2-0 success over Oman at the Muscat Stadium on Tuesday.

Brazil too good for England in Dohaupdated: Sat Nov 14 2009 18:10:00

A second half goal from Nilmar gave Brazil to a 1-0 victory over an understrength England in a prestige friendly international in Doha on Saturday.

Fabiano double keeps Sevilla third in Spainupdated: Sun Nov 08 2009 18:07:00

Sevilla retained third place in Spain as Luis Fabiano netted twice in a pulsating 3-2 win at home to Villarreal.

Mighty Hulk gets Brazilian call-upupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 18:59:00

Porto striker Hulk has been called up to the Brazilian squad for friendly internationals next month against England and Oman.

Messi on target as Barcelona ease to victoryupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 17:54:00

Holders Barcelona recorded their first Champions League win of the season as goals from Lionel Messi and substitute Pedro secured a comfortable 2-0 Group F victory over Dinamo Kiev.

Arsenal fight back to defeat Standard Liegeupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 17:26:00

Croatian striker Eduardo, who won his appeal against a UEFA suspension on Monday, grabbed the winner as Arsenal fought back from going 2-0 down inside five minutes to win their opening Champions League Group H clash 3-2 at Standard Liege.

Brazil win in Argentina to seal World Cup berthupdated: Sun Sep 06 2009 14:12:00

Five-times world champions Brazil booked their place at next year's World Cup finals in South Africa with a 3-1 win in Argentina that keeps the home side's qualification prospects -- and coach Diego Maradona's future -- in the balance.

SI.com: Gabriele Marcotti: Brazil shows why it's Brazilupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 12:29:00

JOHANNESBURG -- Pedigree matters. If it didn't, we might not have witnessed what happened at Ellis Park on Sunday, an unstoppable rally that gave Brazil the Confederations Cup title in a 3-2 win over the U.S. (RECAP). Heck, when was the last time you saw a team come back from two goals down at halftime in a major final? (Apart from the 2005 Champions League final, that is.)

South Africa out but not downupdated: Sun Jun 28 2009 22:03:00

South Africa is out of the Confederations Cup but the country is proud of its performance. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Brazil survive U.S. scare to win Confed Cupupdated: Sun Jun 28 2009 22:03:00

Five-time world champions Brazil needed to come from two goals down to beat underdogs the United States 3-2 in the final of the Confederations Cup in South Africa on Sunday night.

Football fever hits S. Africaupdated: Sun Jun 21 2009 16:52:00

Despite a few hiccups the Confederations Cup has brought World Cup fever to South Africa. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Italy crash out after heavy defeat to Brazilupdated: Sun Jun 21 2009 16:52:00

Brazil thrashed Italy 3-0 to send the world champions home from the Confederations Cup as the United States also reached the semifinals after beating Egypt 3-0 in the other Group B match on Sunday.

Maradona maniaupdated: Thu Nov 20 2008 14:38:00

Diego Armando Maradona, one of the greatest footballers, makes his coaching debut. CNN's Pedro Pinto reports.

Real lose ground after Almeria claim drawupdated: Sun Nov 02 2008 15:37:00

Spanish champions Real Madrid lost ground on La Liga leaders Barcelona after dropping two points in a 1-1 draw at Almeria on Sunday.

Sneijder snatches win for Real's 10 menupdated: Sun Apr 13 2008 17:04:00

Real Madrid overcame the handicap of playing for 70 minutes with 10 men and beat Real Murcia 1-0 to go nine points clear in the Spanish Primera Liga.

SI.com: World Soccer: Sevilla's Luís Fabiano took his time to adapt to Europeupdated: Thu Feb 28 2008 10:33:00

It may have taken Luís Fabiano four seasons to adjust to European soccer, but he has clearly emerged at Sevilla. The Brazilian is leading the Spanish league in scoring with 19 goals, and is a key reason why the club is into the knockout rounds of the Champions League in its first-ever appearance in Europe's top club competition. The 27-year-old striker recently chatted with World Soccer's Dan Brennan.

Sevilla progress as group winnersupdated: Wed Dec 12 2007 17:25:00

Arsenal defeated Steaua Bucharest 2-1 in the final Champions League Group H match, but it was not enough to finish top as Sevilla won 3-0 at Slavia Prague to go into the knockout stage as group winners.

Fabiano double boosts Brazil bid updated: Thu Nov 22 2007 12:45:00

Luis Fabiano scored twice as Brazil came from behind to beat Uruguay 2-1 in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday night.

Brawling pair given five-game bansupdated: Tue Jan 09 2007 15:56:00

Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano and Real Zaragoza defender Carlos Diogo have been suspended for five matches each by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) after a fight at the end of Saturday's Primera Liga match.

Spirited Sevilla see off Barcelonaupdated: Fri Aug 25 2006 17:09:00

Sevilla produced a spirited display to comfortably outplay Barcelona 3-0 in a lively all-Spanish European Super Cup on Friday.

Drogba double clinches Chelsea winupdated: Tue Sep 14 2004 16:40:00

Two-goal Didier Drogba inspired Chelsea to a convincing 3-0 win over French side Paris Saint Germain in their opening Champions League Group H encounter on Tuesday.

Uncapped Edu named in Brazil squadupdated: Tue Apr 13 2004 17:40:00

Arsenal midfielder Edu was one of four uncapped players named in the Brazil squad on Tuesday for this month's friendly in Hungary.

Brazil send for Sevilla's Baptistaupdated: Tue Feb 03 2004 15:19:00

Sevilla midfielder Julio Baptista was called up by Brazil for the first time on Tuesday for the friendly against Ireland in Dublin on February 18.

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