SAO PAULO: Brazil have sacked manager Luiz Felipe Scolari just hours after the end of a home World Cup in which they suffered two of their worst defeats in the tournament's history, one of Brazil's leading newspapers reported on Monday.
Luiz Felipe Scolari
BRASILIA: Hosts Brazil will take on Netherlands for the bronze-medal clash on Saturday, determined to end their home World Cup with a victory in third place playoff, ARY News has learnt.
RIO DEIRO: Simmering civil tension and the stench of corruption threatens to sully Brazil's global soccer party when the World Cup kicks off on Thursday against a backdrop of protests, unrest and alleged political graft. What was to be a soccer celebration is in danger of being hijacked by off-field issues as a growing furore surrounding FIFA over alleged vote-buying for the 2022 World Cup stews and anger over domestic political corruption broils throughout Brazil. The gloom is a far cry from what was envisioned when…