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Mexico win Olympic Gold against fancied Brazil

[typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]Mexico have won Olympic Gold in the Wembley final against Brazil. That is quite an achievement. However, it fits into a bigger picture of recent Mexican success on the football pitch.[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="20" size_format="px"]First International Title for Mexico[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]Mexico have so far claimed their biggest success in football…

A Trend or Change of Direction?

In November 2011 the future of Brazilian football took a turn for the positive: Neymar decided to sign a new contract until 2014 with his club Santos. This however, has sent shock waves through European football as it was expected that he would move to Europe sooner rather than later. Real Madrid were offering

The Fall of the Giants: The Copa America 2011

That is the ultimate conclusion the observer of this weekend’s football that saw Argentina and Brazil crash out at the quarterfinal stage of the 2011 Copa America in held in Argentina. The two continental super powers were joined by Columbia and Chile, making the semi-finals a very strong occasion for Uruguay and Paraguay to reach…

France vs Brazil

There could hardly be any better occasion to open the year of international football with this game: France took on Brazil at the Stade de France, the venue where the former beat the latter in the 1998 World Cup Final with two magnificent goals by Zinedine Zidane and Emmanuel Petit securing the tie with a…