Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 23, 2014
FIFA, this month banned La Liga giants Barcelona from buying players for 14 months for breaching rules on the registration of minors, which was followed by an appeal from the Spanish club against what would be a dramatic restriction on its operations...
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 8, 2014
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari feels that stories about Neymar diving to get penalties and the controversy over his transfer from Santos to Barcelona were aimed to put him off his game ahead of the FIFA World Cup.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 6, 2014
Neymar has scored 17 goals from 40 appearances for Barcelona after his 57 million-euro transfer from Santos in June 2013.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 2, 2014
While Manchester United managed to give home fans some cheer with a 1-1 draw against FC Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid drew in Barcelona despite losing striker Diego Costa.
Agence France-Presse | Monday March 31, 2014
Neymar has had an up and down campaign as 14 goals in all competitions has been offset by a lack of form and fitness for much of the season.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 23, 2014
Barcelona manager Gerardo Martino said Brazilian star Neymar remains "one of the top five players in the world" despite his stuttering start to life with the Catalans.
Agence France-Presse | Monday April 14, 2014
Pele, who earned his nickname The King after scoring a hat-trick against France in the 1958 semi-finals, brackets Brazil among the favourites, but sees Chile as potential dark horses in the World Cup.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 9, 2014
Defeat means the Spanish champions Barcelona will likely have to beat Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu in two weeks time to have any chance of retaining the title.
Associated Press | Monday April 14, 2014
Brazil dispatched South Africa 5-0 in their final warm-up before coach Luiz Felipe Scolari announces the squad for the mega event. Barcelona striker Neymar claimed his second career hat-trick for the Selecao.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 6, 2014
Neymar struck once in the first half and twice in the second. It was the final warm-up for Brazil, the 2014 World Cup title favourites before the May announcement of their 23-man World Cup squad.
Associated Press | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Barcelona paid $18.6 million to Spanish tax authorities to cover any potential irregularities in their signing of Neymar. Barcelona's actions take the price of Neymar's transfer to more than $138 million after the Catalan club initially said they pai...
Associated Press | Friday February 21, 2014
A Spanish judge charged Barcelona with the crime on Thursday, alleging it swindled the state of 9.1 million euros (USD 12.5 million) through payments to varying companies and false contracts as part of the Neymar deal.
Associated Press | Thursday February 20, 2014
Judge Pablo Ruz said in his decision, released on Thursday, there was enough evidence to merit charges over Neymar's 57 million-euro (then $77 million) move from Santos last summer.
Associated Press | Sunday February 16, 2014
Lionel Messi's double gave him 228 goals in league play at the age of 26, giving him one more than Alfredo Di Stefano and tying him with Raul Gonzalez as the competition's third all-time leading scorer. Telmo Zarra holds the record with 251.
Associated Press | Monday February 10, 2014
Brazil striker Neymar was on the sidelines after suffering an ankle injury against Getafe on January 16.
Associated Press | Monday February 3, 2014
Neymar suffered an ankle injury during a Copa del Rey match at Getafe on January 16.
Associated Press | Thursday January 30, 2014
Santos president Odilio Rodrigues said the club authorised the player to negotiate with other teams, but nobody ever informed Santos that a deal with Barcelona was reached at the time.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 25, 2014
The club's president Sandro Rosell resigned on Thursday as he faces legal action for misappropriation of funds in the signing of Brazilian star Neymar last year with former vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu taking over.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 24, 2014
Rosell was imputed on Wednesday by Judge Pablo Ruiz over the transfer of Brazilian striker Neymar to Barcelona last summer following investigations made over a complaint made over the deal by Barcelona club member, Jordi Cases, a lifelong Barca fa...
Agence-France Presse | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has routinely insisted that the 21-year-old cost the club 57.1 million euros (USD 77 million), but refused to divulge how much money each of the parties to the deal received on confidentiality grounds.