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Brazil fails again in quest to end World Cup drought

Dec. 10, 2022 07:35 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Brazil's hopes of ending a 20-year wait for a World Cup title vanished in a 4-2 loss to Croatia in a penalty shootout in the quarterfinals. Neymar scored in extra time to tie Pelé's scoring record with 77 goals and give Brazil the lead, but Croatia equalized...

Croatia beats Brazil on penalties in World Cup quarterfinals

Dec. 09, 2022 17:16 PM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Neymar is again going home without a World Cup title. Luka Modric's quest continues unabated. Modric converted one of the penalties as Croatia knocked Brazil out of the World Cup on Friday, beating the five-time champions 4-2 in a shootout to reach the...

Brazil fans back home shocked after World Cup elimination

Dec. 09, 2022 16:27 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil soccer fans were shocked into silence back home after the national team was eliminated by Croatia from the World Cup on Friday. The mood in Sao Paolo and Rio Janeiro was festive at first after Neymar put Brazil ahead in extra time. But then it quickly turned...

Brazil wants to keep dancing against Croatia at World Cup

Dec. 08, 2022 10:05 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Brazil wants to keep the dancing going at the World Cup when it faces Croatia on Friday with a spot in the semifinals on the line. The Brazilians have made it clear they will not back from their goal celebrations in Qatar despite criticism by some. ...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: Quarterfinalists bid for title

Dec. 07, 2022 07:38 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After non-stop soccer for the past two weeks, the World Cup is taking a small break. There will be two days of rest before the quarterfinals start in Qatar with at least one surprising team still in contention to win soccer's biggest prize. Morocco...

Neymar scores, Brazil advances to quarterfinals at World Cup

Dec. 06, 2022 03:32 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It was the same old Neymar out there, looking fit and scoring a goal to move closer to Pelé’s all-time record and lead Brazil into the World Cup quarterfinals. Neymar returned from injury and converted a first-half penalty in Brazil’s 4-1 win over South...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: Neymar expected to play for Brazil

Dec. 04, 2022 15:21 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Welcome back, Neymar, at just the right time at the World Cup. Neymar seemed healthy in training before Monday's game against South Korea in the round of 16. The forward missed the final two matches of the group stage after injuring his right ankle in the opening...

World Cup: Neymar set to return as Brazil faces South Korea

Dec. 04, 2022 12:22 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar appeared to have fully recovered from his ankle injury and was expected to return to Brazil's starting lineup against South Korea in the round of 16 at the World Cup on Monday. A smiling Neymar trained with teammates Sunday in a practice session that was...

Ahead of World Cup game, Brazil coach recalls meeting Pelé

Dec. 04, 2022 11:43 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Brazil coach Tite recalled his emotional first meeting with Pelé, and sent the soccer great well-wishes Sunday ahead of Brazil’s game against South Korea at the World Cup. Tite said Pelé, who has been hospitalized with a respiratory infection in Brazil, was...

Neymar trains ahead of Brazil's game in last 16 of World Cup

Dec. 03, 2022 15:37 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar was back training on Saturday, doing drills with the ball and taking shots on goal only two days before Brazil's match against South Korea in the round of 16 of the World Cup. The good news for the five-time champions came the same day left back Alex...