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Gerson joins Flamengo from Roma in €11.8 million deal

After three disappointing seasons in Italy, Roma have sent midfielder Gerson back to Brazil.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

PSG get tough with Neymar after pre-season no-show

French club Paris Saint-Germain said they would take “appropriate action” after Neymar failed to show up for pre-season training with the French champions.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Paris Saint Germain fumes over Neymar’s absence at training

French champions Paris Saint Germain are fuming over the failure of their most expensive player Neymar to show up for pre-season training on Monday.
Thiago Silva labelled Lionel Messi the greatest player of all-time ahead of Brazil's Copa America semi-final showdown against Argentina.

Thiago Silva: Lionel Messi is the greatest player in history

Thiago Silva labelled Lionel Messi the greatest player of all-time ahead of Brazil's Copa America semi-final showdown against Argentina.
Above- Google's Equiano subsea cable will run from Portugal to South Africa, with an additional touchpoint in Nigeria

Google announces Equiano, a privately funded subsea cable that connects Europe with Africa

Google has announced its fourteenth subsea cable investment, and the third international cable funded entirely by the internet giant.
Edinson Cavani, left, of Uruguay celebrates a goal with teammate Luis Suarez against Chile at the Maracana. The 1-0 win saw Uruguay progress to the quarter-finals as Group C winners, with Chile also advancing in second place. EPA

Copa America: Edinson Cavani heads Uruguay over Chile

Edinson Cavani’s header eight minutes from time from Jonathan Rodriguez’s cross propelled Uruguay on Monday above Chile and into, what looks on paper at least, an easier last eight challenge against Peru.
An early goal from Lautaro Martinez and a late second from Sergio Aguero gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar on Sunday.

Copa America: Argentina beat Qatar to qualify for last 8

An early goal from Lautaro Martinez and a late second from Sergio Aguero gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar on Sunday.
Alexis Sánchez, who has been in good form for Chile at the Copa América, scored again against Ecuador. Joedson Alves-EPA

Reinaldo Rueda: Alexis Sanchez feels more love with Chile than at Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez feels a love when playing for Chile that he perhaps does not with Manchester United, according to coach Reinaldo Rueda.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons argue with the referee after VAR declared France must retake a penalty

VAR steals headlines at Women’s World Cup

VAR is turning out to be the biggest star in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, and is stealing the headlines from the other positives such as the record global television viewing figures.
Qatar players celebrate their side’s second goal against Paraguay, scored by Boualem Khoukhi, during a Copa America Group B soccer match at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) | Associated Press

Qatar shake up Copa America with thrilling comeback against Paraguay

Qatar fought their way back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Paraguay in their first ever Copa America game on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.
Mikel Obi

Mikel Obi: Antonio Conte never spoke to me at Chelsea after the Olympics

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel disclosed that former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte left him out of his squad for opting to play for Dream Team VI at the 2016 Olympics.
Neymar testified to Brazilian prosecutors for five hours on Thursday in the wake of rape allegations made by a 26-year-old woman.

Neymar testifies to prosecutors in wake of rape allegations

Neymar testified to Brazilian prosecutors for five hours on Thursday in the wake of rape allegations made by a 26-year-old woman.
The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of rape, Najila Trindade Mendes de Souza, is carried out of a Sao Paulo police station by her lawyer Danilo Garcia de Andrade — he has now abandoned her as a client

Neymar’s rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer

The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer – the latest twist in a scandal that has gripped the country.
Bayern Munich midfielder Rafinha has confirmed that he will leave the Bundesliga giants at the end of the season.

Rafinha recruited by Flamengo after Bayern Munich exit

Rafinha has returned to his native Brazil with Flamengo after eight years at Bayern Munich.
Neymar

Tite upset not to have Neymar for Copa America

Tite is upset Neymar will sit out the Copa America through injury as the Brazil head coach described him as the third-best player in the world behind Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Neymar has sent his thanks to his fans for their support following allegations of rape levelled at the Paris Saint-Germain star, with his lawyer vowing to prove the forward’s innocence.

Neymar thanks fans for support amid rape allegation

Neymar has sent his thanks to his fans for their support following allegations of rape levelled at the Paris Saint-Germain star, with his lawyer vowing to prove the forward’s innocence.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Brazil’s Neymar in trouble over intimate pics of woman accusing him of rape

Brazil’s Neymar gave a statement at a Rio de Janeiro police station Thursday in a probe into whether he broke the law by posting intimate pictures of a woman who accused him of rape.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Mastercard cancels advertising campaign for Neymar after rape accusation

Mastercard has canceled an advertising campaign featuring Brazilian football star Neymar, after a woman accused him of raping her in a Paris hotel, a newspaper in Sao Paulo reported on Thursday.

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Ramon Calderon: Zinedine Zidane wanted to keep Cristiano Ronaldo, sell Gareth Bale

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane "wanted to keep Cristiano Ronaldo and sell Gareth Bale" during his first spell in charge, according to former club president Ramon Calderon.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: Assembly members in Edo, Bauchi undemocratic

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says political actions of some members of houses of assembly in Bauchi State and Edo in the inauguration of the assemblies are undemocratic.