Brazil are wary of Messi ~ Pratto

Argentina forward Lucas Pratto claims Brazil fear midfield maestro Lionel Messi as the two South American giants prepare to lock horns. Thursday will see CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying leaders Brazil host rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte. The stakes are high for Argentina, who are five points adrift of Brazil in sixth after 10 matches, and

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FIFA fines Chile, Brazil for homophobic chants

FIFA has fined Brazil and Chile for homophobic chants made by some of their supporters during 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Brazil have been docked 25,000 Swiss francs (CHF) – equivalent to approximately US$25,650 – following a clash against Bolivia last month, while Chile have been hit with a CHF15,000 fine after their meeting with Peru

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