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 By Tim Vickery

Tite shows loyalty with 25 named to roster for World Cup run-up

Brazil's Ederson hailed head coach Tite as being one of the best managers in football.

When Tite replaced Dunga as Brazil coach, a third of the World Cup qualification cycle had gone by and Brazil were in sixth place, in serious danger of not making it to Russia. Instead, the campaign became a triumphant march. With 10 wins and two draws, Brazil cruised to qualification but there are no prizes for crossing the line first. The World Cup is all about coming good at the right time.

So how does Tite play it now? Clearly there is a need to show some loyalty to those who have done so...

Brazill recall Douglas Costa to squad, leave out David Luiz for friendlies

Douglas Costa of Juventus
Douglas Costa has earned a recall to the Brazil squad.

Brazil summoned Juventus winger Douglas Costa and left out Chelsea defender David Luiz for friendlies against Japan and England next month.

Brazil will play Japan on Nov. 10 in the French city of Lille, and England four days later in London. All of the teams have qualified for the World Cup.

The priority was to test midfielders and forwards like Costa and still keep the team's identity, coach Tite said in a news conference on Friday.

"We called Costa at times in which he had physical problems, and...

Brazil court fines Neymar $1.2m over tax evasion case

After Edinson Cavani's comments, Paul Mariner explains when PSG's big three can truly be considered Galacticos.
Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar insists he will try to help Kylian Mbappe flourish the way Lionel Messi did for him at Barcelona.
Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar all found the back of the net as PSG went on to a 4-0 victory against Anderlecht.
Neymar embarrassed Anderlecht's defence with an audacious effort that went under the wall.
Craig Burley and Alexis Nunes run through this week's player power rankings, which see Neymar and Leo Messi top the list.

An appeals court in Brazil has fined Neymar 3.8 million Brazilian reales ($1.19m) for acting in "bad faith" regarding his attempts to delay a tax evasion case.

The parents of the PSG and Brazil international as well as three companies that administer the player's portfolio have all been fined, according to judicial sources.

The ruling was given on Tuesday in a regional federal tribunal in Brazil regarding a case that was examined by the justice department in September 2015 and resulted in the player's...

Brazil, Russia set for pre-World Cup friendly in Moscow

Gabriel Jesus and Brazil ended Chile's World Cup hopes with a convincing 3-0 win in Sao Paulo.
Kyle Walker tweets a tribute to teammate Gabriel Jesus, a fan smuggles a pig into a match in Brazil and more in the Sweeper.
The FC crew examine the World Cup playoff draw in Europe and Italy's chances of qualifying for Russia.

Brazil will play Russia in March in a pre-World Cup friendly in Moscow.

The Brazilian soccer confederation says its Russian counterpart hasn't yet chosen a stadium for the March 23, 2018 match.

Brazil was the first team to qualify for the tournament in Russia. The five-time World Cup champions finished at the top of the CONMEBOL table and have yet to lose an official match under coach Tite, who took over last September.

Brazil will also play Japan, England and Germany in their preparations.