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0-0-0, 20th in Brazilian Serie A
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40dTim Vickery

War of words erupts in Brazilian football

The debate over Brazil's return to competitive football has turned ugly with the directors of Flamengo and Botafogo trading barbs in the media.

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2yChris Wright

Coutinho shares photo as a kid at Vasco da Gama

Having spent his formative years at Vasco da Gama, Philippe Coutinho came over all nostalgic recently when helping to mark a milestone.

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3yJonathan Smith

Man City complete signing of Douglas Luiz

Manchester City have announced the signing of Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz from Vasco da Gama on a five-year contract.

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3yTim Vickery

Brazil's dark underbelly is showing

The violence Saturday in Rio was a disgrace. For those familiar with the history of hooliganism in England, the situation in Brazil is much worse.

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3yAdriana Garcia

Nene feared for family during Vasco trouble

Vasco da Gama midfielder Nene said he feared for his family after violence erupted in the wake of a match between his team and rivals Flamengo.

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5yTim Vickery

Vickery: Vasco da Gama attack relegation fight

The 1994 World Cup winner with Brazil has Vasco da Gama inching clear of the relegation zone with an attacking style and gritty determination.

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5yESPN staff

Vasco da Gama, Ronaldinho near deal

Following his stint with Liga MX club Queretaro, Brazil star Ronaldinho is on the verge of joining Brazilian club Vasco da Gama on a six-month deal.

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5yESPN Staff

Fluminense sack boss Cristovao Borges

Brazilian club Fluminense says it has fired coach Cristovao because of the team's poor performances in the Rio de Janeiro state championship.

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5yESPN Staff

WC champ Romario wants Rio mayor seat

"There exists a big difference between the legislative and executive. To be mayor of Rio de Janeiro is a heck of responsibility. It's the most appealing political office. I want to be mayor of Rio. There's a possibility that I come in as a candidate next year. But I'm still not 100 percent sure."

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5yAssociated Press

Brazil introduces plan to modernise game

President Dilma Rousseff signed a measure on Thursday that gives Brazilian clubs up to 20 years to pay what they owe to the federal government. In exchange, they must manage their finances more professionally.