Lucas Moura in action for the Brazil Olympics side

Manchester United 'target' Lucas Moura reveals talks with PSG

Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura has told Brazilian media he has held talks with Paris St Germain over a possible transfer to the French club.

Lucas Moura in action for the Brazil Olympics side

Paris St Germain in talks with Sao Paulo over Manchester United target Lucas Moura

Big-spending Paris St Germain are in contact with Sao Paulo over the possible transfer of Lucas Moura.

Lucas Moura in action for the Brazil Olympics side

Manchester United offer for Lucas Moura 'refused' claims agent of Brazil international

Lucas Moura's agent has claimed a proposed move to Manchester United will not go through unless Sir Alex Ferguson meets Sao Paulo's asking price.

Lucas Moura in action for the Brazil Olympics side

Manchester United keen on Brazil international Lucas Moura

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed his interest in Brazil starlet Lucas Moura.

Lucas Moura in action for the Brazil Olympics side

Manchester United confirm interest in Brazil international Lucas Moura

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed his interest in Brazil international Lucas Moura.

Clarence Seedorf lost on his debut

Clarence Seedorf makes losing start on Brazilian league debut for Botafogo

Former AC Milan, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Ajax Amsterdam midfielder Clarence Seedorf made a losing debut in the Brazilian championship as his Botafogo side lost 1-0 at home to Gremio.

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Brazilian teenage sensation Lucas Moura has reportedly attracted attention from Chelsea scouts after bursting onto the South American football scene in 2011. The 19-year-old midfielder has scored 13 goals in 52 games for Sao Paulo and has 10 international caps. He was named player of the tournament in the 2010 U20 South American championships and could attract bids of up to £25m.

Inter Milan confirm interest in Manchester United and Chelsea 'target' Lucas Moura

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti has confirmed his club is working towards signing Sao Paulo winger Lucas Moura this summer but insists it will be a long process.

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Amidst the sound and fury of Brazilian football, Corinthians lift first Copa Libertadores

Things were very different a year ago. In February, dreaming as ever of breaking their 34 year Libertadores hoodoo and in the middle of a galácticos project that would bear only stunted fruit, a Corinthians squad boasting Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos were eliminated in the qualifying round of the competition by the inexpressivo Deportes Tolima of Colombia.

2014 World Cup in Brazil will make Euro 2012 seem like a beach holiday

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Former Real Madrid coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo confronts ball boy in Brazil

Brazil forward Neymar scored a hat-trick to lead Santos in a 3-1 win over Sao Paulo while former Brazil and Real Madrid coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo was sent off following a row with a ball boy in Gremio's match.

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In the Premier League match against Bolton, Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard banged a clearance upfield from inside his own penalty area. At a windswept Goodison Park, the ball landed 30 yards from the opposition goal, taking a freak bounce that carried it over the head of his opposite number Adam Bogdan. 'I really feel for Bogdan,' said Howard. 'But those things happen and you have to move on from it.'

Goal scoring goalies: Keepers who found the net

A wind swept Goodison Park and a freak bounce colluded to make Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard the fourth goalkeeper to score in the history of the Premier League.

Neymar voted best player in Brazilian league

Santos striker Neymar has been voted the best player of the year in the Brazilian league.

Socrates pictured in 1986

Brazil football legend Socrates dies aged 57

The Brazilian Football Federation have paid tribute to former national team captain Socrates, who died today aged 57.

Brazil World Cup schedule released

The match schedule for the 2014 World Cup hosted by Brazil has been unveiled by Fifa.

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