Zico: 'Neymar lacks professionalism of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo'Brazil legend Zico claims that compatriot Neymar lacks the same professionalism of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Juventus attacker Cristiano Ronaldo.
Apr 5, 20:00
Pele: 'Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi, but I'm the best'Brazilian legend Pele claims that Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world ahead of Lionel Messi, but insists that he himself remains the greatest of all time.
Mar 29, 22:12
Preview: River Plate vs. Flamengo - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Saturday's Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Flamengo, including a prediction, team news and predicted lineups.
Nov 21, 13:25
Brazil vs. Argentina: Six classic meetings between the bitter rivalsA look back at some memorable past clashes between the two South American rivals.
Nov 14, 13:36
World Cup preview: BrazilAhead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews the chances of five-time champions Brazil as they look to lift the trophy for the first time since 2002.
Jun 13, 12:00
World football's most expensive XI of all timeFollowing a record-breaking January transfer window, Sports Mole compiles the most expensive XI in football history, totalling more than £1bn.
Feb 5, 13:29
Ronaldo: 'Neymar should not have quit Barcelona'Brazil legend Ronaldo questions Neymar's decision to leave Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain, claiming that it is "a step back" for his compatriot.
Jan 12, 12:24
Neymar blasts off-the-field criticsBarcelona and Brazil forward Neymar blasts the journalists that continue to question his life away from the football pitch.
Jul 27, 22:32
Brazil captain Neymar cleared to face UruguayBrazil captain Neymar is cleared of any muscular damage after pulling up during a training session on Wednesday and will be fit to face Uruguay this weekend.
Mar 24, 14:58
Ronaldo: 'Neymar is the heir to Lionel Messi'Barcelona attacker Neymar has the potential to achieve what club teammate Lionel Messi has in the game, according to former Brazil striker Ronaldo.
Feb 19, 22:48
Ronaldinho hails "great player" NeymarFormer Brazil international Ronaldinho backs "great player" Neymar, who has 46 goals in 67 games for his country, "to make history" for the Selecao.
Oct 27, 13:50
FIFA to investigate alleged "smear campaign" against Michel PlatiniThe alleged "smear campaign" against UEFA president Michel Platini is to be investigated by FIFA after the European football governing body lodged a complaint.
Aug 17, 15:09
Liberia Football Association chairman Musa Bility to stand for FIFA presidencyLiberia FA chairman Musa Bility announces plans to stand for the presidency of FIFA following Sepp Blatter's decision to stand down from the role.
Jun 18, 19:41
Zico to run for FIFA presidencyBrazil legend Zico says that he intends to stand for the role of FIFA president to replace Sepp Blatter.
Jun 10, 21:56
Zico: 'England can hold 2022 World Cup'Zico questions Qatar's bid to host the 2022 World Cup and claims that England would be suitable to step in if required.
Jun 5, 08:07
On this day: Liverpool lose in Intercontinental CupThirty-three years ago today, Liverpool lost in the final of the Intercontinental Cup to a Zico-inspired Flamengo.
Dec 13, 10:14
Robert Pires 'punched in the face' by opposition head coach in ISLRobert Pires reportedly accuses Atletico de Kolkata coach Antonio Lopez of punching him in the face during half time of FC Goa's Indian Super League match.
Oct 24, 12:53
Zico: 'Brazil must make changes'Zico insists that Luiz Felipe Scolari's departure is just the first of many changes that need to be made for Brazil to be successful again.
Jul 17, 04:21
Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns as Brazil coachLuiz Felipe Scolari resigns as Brazil coach following their poor finish to the World Cup.
Jul 14, 23:09
Luiz Felipe Scolari 'to keep Brazil job' after World CupThe president elect of the Brazilian Football Confederation suggests that Luiz Felipe Scolari will keep his job in charge of the national team.
Jul 12, 19:17
Zico questions calibre of Brazil squadBrazil legend Zico questions the calibre of the current Selecao squad following their World Cup exit, claiming that few of them are leading figures for their clubs.
Jul 11, 12:59
Brazil legend Zico calls for Luiz Felipe Scolari sackingBrazil legend Zico calls for manager Luiz Felipe Scolari to be sacked and replaced with someone who will return the Selecao to playing more flamboyantly.
Jul 11, 12:34
Zico "livid" at Brazil defeatZico expresses his anger after seeing Brazil suffer the worst defeat in their history against Germany.
Jul 9, 23:14
Greatest World Cup team performancesFollowing Holland's destruction of Spain in the World Cup last night, Sports Mole looks back at some of the greatest team performances in the tournament's history.
Jun 14, 12:06
Brazil's top five World Cup goalsSports Mole selects the top five World Cup goals scored by this year's hosts Brazil.
Jun 7, 11:32
Zico: 'Argentina vulnerable at the back'Zico believes that Argentina will have to be tight defensively if they are to win the World Cup this summer.
Jun 4, 15:54
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 Japanese footballers of all timeAs part of the countdown to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Sports Mole takes a look at the top 10 players in the history of Japan.
May 15, 12:15
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 Brazilian players of all timeAs part of our 50-day countdown to the FIFA World Cup, Sports Mole looks at the top 10 players in the history of host nation Brazil.
Apr 28, 10:14
Top five worst refereeing decisionsSports Mole picks out five of the poorest decisions made by British referees and their assistants down the years.
Jan 13, 11:48
England vs. Brazil - Five memorable matchesWith England preparing to take on Brazil tomorrow, Sports Mole looks back over five memorable encounters between the two nations.
Feb 5, 16:43
Iraq FA denies Diego Maradona interestThe Iraq Football Association denies that it is interested in appointing Diego Maradona as national team manager.
Dec 22, 13:41
Diego Maradona linked with Iraq jobDiego Maradona is close to becoming the next coach of the Iraq national team.
Dec 20, 23:35
Zico criticises 1982 Italy teamZico says that Italy's World Cup triumph in 1982 was bad for football.
Nov 29, 15:54
Novak Djokovic scores penalty in exhibition football game in BrazilTennis world number one Novak Djokovic features in a charity football match in Brazil and manages to score a penalty in the 3-3 draw.
Nov 19, 12:24
Oscar: 'I feel no pressure'New Chelsea signing Oscar reveals that he feels under no pressure to shine at his new club.
Aug 17, 17:43
Adryan: 'I turned down Manchester United'Brazilian youngster Adryan claims that he turned down the chance to join Manchester United last year.
Apr 10, 14:36
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