Sport Neymar lines up the trophies after Brazil defeated Spain to win the Confederations Cup in Rio de Janeiro

Word of his prowess grew on the web, where football fantasies are fed

Brazil crush Chile 3-0 to reach last eight

Brazil produced their best performance of the World Cup so far to crush Chile 3-0 tonight and set up a mouth-watering quarter-final against Netherlands.

Brazil march on with a grudge to bear despite Fabiano's double

Brazil 3 Ivory Coast 1

Robinho shimmies out of Kaka's shadow to lead Brazil charge

Brazil v Ivory Coast: Tomorrow, 7.30pm, Johannesburg, ITV1

Kaka is key for Brazil says Robinho

Kaka is still crucial to Brazil's hopes of a sixth World Cup crown, according to team-mate Robinho.

Maicon goal no fluke says Dunga

Brazil coach Dunga insisted Maicon's opening goal against North Korea was no fluke as the five-time champions kicked off their 2010 World Cup campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 victory.

James Lawton: Koreans refuse to stand in awe as Dunga's men turn on the style

It doesn't matter how many times they tell you the age of Brazilian fantasy has passed. It doesn't get any easier to believe, at least not deep down.

Brazil's class enough to see off industrious North Koreans

Brazil 2 North Korea 1

I might stay with City, says Robinho

Robinho has not ruled out returning to Manchester City after the World Cup. The Brazil forward, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Santos after failing to force his way into the plans of City manager Roberto Mancini, has been widely linked with a permanent move away from Eastlands.

Robinho revels in double delight as Brazil stroll on

Tanzania 1 Brazil 5

Doubts raised over Robinho deal

Manchester City feel under no obligation to take Robinho back to Eastlands, despite reports from Brazil that the sponsors who were to finance the £160,000-a-week player's wage at Santos may be struggling to do so.

Buffon 'annoyed' by Manchester City rumours

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is "very annoyed" by reports linking him with a move to Manchester City, according to his agent.

Robinho wants to stay in Brazil

Manchester City striker Robinho has reiterated his desire to extend his loan stay at Santos and hopes talks have already been initiated with the Barclays Premier League club.

Keane takes positives from Brazil defeat

Robbie Keane believes the Republic of Ireland can take great heart from the way they "stood up" to Brazil in last night's friendly defeat at Emirates Stadium.

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