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Tite the man to lead Brazil to World Cup - Pele

The three-time world champion believes the current coach can lead the Selecao to an unprecedented sixth title at Russia 2018

Tite the man to lead Brazil to World Cup - Pele

The three-time world champion believes the current coach can lead the Selecao to an unprecedented sixth title at Russia 2018

Tite the man to lead Brazil to World Cup - Pele

The three-time world champion believes the current coach can lead the Selecao to an unprecedented sixth title at Russia 2018

Football: Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil say.

Football: Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil say.

Football: Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil say.

Football: Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil say.

Football: Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil say.

Football: Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil say.

Football: Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil say.

Football: Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil say.

Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired

FILE - In this April 4, 2012 file photo, Flamengo's Ronaldinho controls the ball as he warms up before a Copa Libertadores soccer game against Ecuador's Emelec in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho says on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa, File)

Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired

FILE - In this May 17, 2006 file photo, Barcelona's Ronaldinho from Brazil lifts the trophy after they won the UEFA Champions League against Arsenal in the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, France. The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho says on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football. (AP Photo/ Luca Bruno, File)

Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2005 file photo, Brazilian soccer player Ronaldinho kisses his trophy after winning the Golden Ball award of the European player of the year, in Paris, France. The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho says on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired

FILE - In this June 30, 2002 file photo, Germany's Thomas Linke, left, challenges Brazil's Ronaldinho during the 2002 World Cup final soccer match between Brazil and Germany in Yokohama, Japan. The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho says on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle, File)

Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired

FILE - In this July 1, 2006 file photo, Brazil's Ronaldinho reacts shortly before the end of the Brazil vs. France World Cup quarterfinal soccer match in Frankfurt, Germany. The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho says on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football. (AP Photo/ Michael Probst, File)

Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired

FILE - In this July 11, 2013 file photo, Brazil's Atletico Mineiro's Ronaldinho celebrates his team's victory over Argentina's Newell's Old Boys at the end of a Copa Libertadores semifinal soccer match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho says the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football. (AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes, File)

Pato still dreaming of World Cup selection

A Brazil recall may appear unlikely, but the Tianjin Quanjian forward has not given up hope of appearing in Russia

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil legend's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil legend's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil legend's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil legend's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil legend's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil legend's football career 'is over'

'It's over' – Ronaldinho's brother confirms Brazilian legend's retirement

The Brazilian won a World Cup with Brazil in 2002, the Ballon d'Or in 2005, and the Champions League with Barcelona in 2005-06 among other honours

Legendary Brazilian footballer Pele (C) thinks Brazil has a solid chance to clinch the World Cup

Legendary Brazilian footballer Pele (C) thinks Brazil has a solid chance to clinch the World Cup (AFP Photo/MAURO PIMENTEL)

Legendary Brazilian footballer Pele (C) thinks Brazil has a solid chance to clinch the World Cup

Brazil overtake Spain as world's most-expensive national team

Philippe Coutinho's €160 million switch to Barcelona has seen the Selecao surpass Spain as the most costly national team in world football

Morocco 2026 World Cup bid hires international consultants

FILE - In this Sunday, July 13, 2014 file photo, German players reach out to touch the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Morocco 2026 World Cup bid has presented scarce details with six months until the vote, it was reported Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

Gabriel Jesus could return for Man City in 2-3 weeks

The Brazil striker was initially ruled out for 4-6 weeks with a knee ligament injury suffered on December 31, but could return ahead of schedule

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

'Pastore wants to leave PSG' - Thiago Silva puts Man Utd on alert

The Brazil centre-back has confirmed that his Argentine colleague wants to leave the French capital this winter

EXTRA TIME: Mohamed Salah reacts to Philippe Coutinho’s move to Barcelona

The Egyptian forward dropped a message for the Brazil international who completed a big money move to the Camp Nou this week

Who is Bruna Marquezine? Everything you need to know about Neymar's on-and-off girlfriend

The 25-year-old PSG forward has rekindled his romance with his former partner, who is an award-winning actress and model in her native Brazil

Herdman moves from coach of the Canadian women to the men

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016, file photo, Canada coach John Herdman stands on the sideline during a semifinal match of the women's Olympic soccer tournament against Germany in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Herdman, who coached the Canadian womens team to international prominence, has been named coach of the mens national team. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, File)

I will always cherish Liverpool - Coutinho issues emotional farewell message

After wrapping up a dream move to Barcelona on Monday, the Brazil star penned a lengthy message to his old club on Instagram

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

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