Young Superstars Neymar And Gareth Bale Are The Future Of El Clásico

Tomorrow is El Clásico, a matchup between two of the biggest, most storied clubs in the world: Real Madrid and Barcelona. It's the best rivalry in sports because it's the best kind of rivalry in sports. For 90 minutes, decades of shared history, clashing politics and nationalism will intersect with soccer to create an… » 10/25/13 2:52pm 10/25/13 2:52pm

Neymar Scores Golazo Against Spain, Is The Truth

Neymar is absolutely brilliant. That is now undebatable. His latest goal against Spain to end the first half of the Confederations Cup shows exactly why he's already one of the best players in the world. » 6/30/13 7:15pm 6/30/13 7:15pm

Tomorrow's Brazil-Spain Confederations Cup Final Is All About Neymar

The Confederations Cup doesn't really matter. The games are scrimmages, and tomorrow's result between Brazil and Spain will have no bearing whatsoever on the World Cup. The tournament is just a dry run to make sure Brazil's stadiums and services will be able to handle next year's influx of fans. What does matter,… » 6/29/13 3:15pm 6/29/13 3:15pm

We Should Entertain The Possibility That Neymar Is Good As Advertised

Last month, it was announced that Brazilian soccer star Neymar was sold to FC Barcelona. We were excited, because the 21-year-old is the best and most hyped prospect in the world, and might already be the best player on the planet outside of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. » 6/19/13 9:47pm 6/19/13 9:47pm

Brazilian Superstar Neymar Headed To FC Barcelona

Neymar, the Brazilian wonderkid who has already cemented himself as one of the world's top soccer players, announced last night that he is signing for FC Barcelona on a five-year deal. Brazilian club Santos accepted a $32 million bid from the Spanish giants for the player. It's one of the earliest bits of news in this… » 5/26/13 1:10pm 5/26/13 1:10pm

Neymar Basically Dribbled A Ball Into The Goal From 70 Yards Yesterday

Santos star and Brazilian international Neymar has been linked time and again, often prematurely, to transfers to big European clubs. But Neymar is still in Brazil, perhaps because he can do things there like dribble the entire length of the field without someone giving him a tumble, which is what he did yesterday… » 3/08/12 10:25am 3/08/12 10:25am

Friday Afternoon Fun With Asian People, With Special Guest Stars…

Set to jolly CONMEBOL rhythms, this is a local TV spot on Brazilian team Santos' new ad hyping their Club World Cup trip to Japan. Yep, those are Santos players making the slant-eyed gesture. We'd expect this kind of thing from one half of the Treaty of Tordesillas, but not both. » 7/29/11 5:55pm 7/29/11 5:55pm