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Convicted for murder, Bruno ‘happy’ to return to football

Rio de Janeiro, March 15 Convicted murderer Bruno Fernandes de Souza, who has signed a contract with Brazilian Serie B club Boa Esporte, insisted that he is not worried about what other people say after being allowed to return to football.

Ecuador name uncapped forward Cortez for World Cup qualifiers

Rio de Janeiro, March 14 Ecuador coach Gustavo Quinteros has named uncapped forward Gabriel Cortez in his squad for the team's World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Colombia later this month.

Sao Paulo sign Chinese teenager Zhang on loan

Rio de Janeiro, March 14 Sao Paulo have signed highly rated Chinese teenager Zhang Yuanshu on loan, the Brazilian club said.

Veron named in Estudiantes squad for Copa Libertadores

Rio de Janeiro, March 13 Former Manchester United and Argentina midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron has been named in Estudiantes' football squad for their opening Copa Libertadores clash against Botafogo here on Tuesday.

Flamengo must halt Universidad striker Silva, says coach

Rio de Janeiro, March 12 Flamengo must stop former Fiorentina and Boca Juniors striker Santiago Silva if they are to continue their winning start to the Copa Libertadores against Universidad Catolica on Wednesday, according to the Brazilian football club's coach Ze Ricardo.

Argentina striker Pratto suffers fractured nose

Rio de Janeiro, March 12 Argentine international striker Lucas Pratto suffered a fractured nose during Sao Paulo's 0-3 loss to Palmeiras in Paulista championship here.

Brazilian club signs former Flamengo goalkeeper convicted of murder

Rio de Janeiro, March 11 Brazilian third-division football club Boa Esporte has announced the signing of former Flamengo captain Bruno Fernandes de Souza, two weeks after the goalkeeper was released from jail pending an appeal against his conviction for murder.

Germany to host Brazil in pre-World Cup friendly next March

Rio de Janeiro, March 11 Germany will host Brazil in an international football friendly next March, the first meeting between the teams since their historic semi-final clash at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Ex-Brazil striker Fabiano nears Vasco debut

Rio de Janeiro, March 10 Former Brazil international striker Luis Fabiano has revealed he is close to making his debut for Brazilian Serie A football club Vasco da Gama.

Brazil’s Gremio off to Copa Libertadores winning start

Rio de Janeiro, March 10 Brazilian Serie A football club Gremio struck on either side of halftime to earn a 2-0 away victory over Venezuela's Zamora in their opening Copa Libertadores group match.