It's Not About The Money: Why Neymar Was Right To Leave Barcelona And Join PSG

Jamie Spencer | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

Neymar is presented with the challenge of creating history where there isn't much. At Barça, he would have remained just another face in the crowd, the latest on a long list of legends. No, PSG is the real challenge. PSG will give him the platform he needs, and the money is almost irrelevant.

Is This The Transfer Of The Century?

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Sport

Did Limerick FC just make the transfer of the century and sign NEYMAR? The answer is obviously no. U17s: Barry Cotter knows he has been handed a "...

Forget Team GB - Five Reasons Olympic Football Is Going To Be Awesome

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

The weight of doom England fans carried when gearing up for the World Cup was heavy and the media wrote about nothing more than the impending disappointment we are so used to facing. So this time it's easier and a hell of a lot less painful - we're not even there! Perhaps now we can enjoy the football.

Where Did Brazil Go Wrong? Charting a Footballing Fall From Grace

Chris Deeley | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

For a generation who grew up on Brazilian dominance, watching them reach the final in three consecutive World Cups between 1994 and 2002, the current absence of talent is jarring. Every country goes through troughs in performance to balance out the peaks, but Brazil's has been going on for an uncomfortably long time now.

This Could Be The Most Ridiculous Over-Reaction All Year

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Sport

Barcelona's Neymar Jr. is at the centre of a headbutt storm after a 20th minute incident during Sunday's La Liga fixture against Valencia. The Barc...

Player Focus: Neymar Discovering His Goalscoring Touch in Spain

Ben McAleer | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

Four goals for Brazil at the 2014 World Cup convinced the world that Neymar can carry the goalscoring burden for his country and it's evident that his absence in the eventual 7-1 defeat to Germany affected his teammates. The pressure that comes with shouldering such a responsibility is enough to see any player crumble, but Neymar did so effortlessly...

Big In Japan: Neymar Nets Four For Brazil

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Sport

Neymar scored all of Brazil's goals as they thrashed Japan 4-0 in Tokyo on Tuesday afternoon. The 22-year-old has now hit a staggering 40 goals in ...

Player Social Responsibility

Tom Mellor | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Mellor

For a player to create a lasting legacy they must look beyond the quick buck and and build something that can bring about real change for the long term. With the growing power of sport and celebrity we will be hoping that the amazing endings are not solely for comic books.

World Cup Injury Review

Ben Dinnery | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Sport
Ben Dinnery

The headlines during the build-up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup were dominated by the number of absent high profile stars, those failing to recover from injury in-time to compete in what many consider to be the pinnacle of their playing career.

Samuel Luckhurst

Germany Provided Unbridled Schadenfreude At Brazil's Expense | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Sport

Brazil won't be rushing to become hosts of another World Cup. Sixty-four years on from their traumatic de facto final defeat to Uruguay in the Maracan...

Team Focus: Scolari Should Select Willian as Neymar's Replacement

Ben McAleer | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

With a daunting encounter with Germany looming, Brazil enter the fixture without Neymar due to his injury, while captain Silva will also miss out due to suspension... "We have lost the one player we did not want to lose"

D'Oh! Did The Simpsons Predict Neymar's Injury? (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Sport

Paul the Octopus predicted World Cup results, whereas The Simpsons predicted Neymar's injury. Homer Referees 2014 World Cup Final In The Simpsons (...

It's All Over: Neymar Fractures Vertebra And Out Of World Cup

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Sport

Neymar's World Cup is over after he sustained a fractured vertebra towards the end of Brazil's quarter-final victory against Colombia. 5 Reasons Wh...

Samuel Luckhurst

5 Reasons Why It Would Be Disastrous If Brazil Won The World Cup | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Sport

Brazil reached the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first time in 12 years following a 2-1 win against Colombia. But ahead of their last four m...

WATCH: Brazil Fan Lets One Go, Neymar's Girlfriend Not Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Sport

This is the World Cup moment that Bruna Marquezine probably wants to forget after one Brazil fan decided a crowded stadium was a good a place as any t...

Touchstone Moments of Brazil 2014

Steve Towells | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Sport
Steve Towells

For a World Cup to exist in the memory long after the event and maybe even get a slot in a future BBC3 nostalgia show hosted by Olly Murs... it'll be those other moments which define its status as a great tournament.

Twitter's World Cup Group Stage Recap

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Sport

After 48 matches the World Cup group stage is over and on the first day of the finals when there is no football to sate your appetite, here is a Twitt...

It's All Too Much For Neymar During Brazil's A Cappella

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport

Brazil players delivered another stirring rendition of the national anthem prior to their second World Cup Group A match with Mexico, as an overcome N...

WATCH: Brazil Fans' Reaction To Neymar Goal V Croatia (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Sport

Neymar's opening goal for Brazil against Croatia in the World Cup was celebrated from army barracks to a retirement home to the beach. And here's a wo...

ITV's World Cup Fail After Match Coverage On Player Cuts Out

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK

ITV's online viewing service has been hit by problems during the opening match of the World Cup. Football fans complained that ITV Player went down du...

What Are You Playing At? Referee Error Helps Brazil

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Sport

Neymar handled the weight of expectation effortlessly as he scored twice in Brazil's controversial 3-1 World Cup opening win against Croatia. Japan...

Pictures Capture Violent Clashes In Sao Paulo Just Hours Before World Cup Kick Off

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK

It should have been a day of near-religious rapture, of raised hackles and chewed fingernails. We may sing in England about football coming home, but ...

Football's Incredibles? Nike Reveal Animated Footballing Supermen In New Ad (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Sport

Nike's "Risk Everything" commercial that aired last month continued their knack for memorable pre-tournament promos, and they have accompanied it with...

Neymar Scores A Fantastic Free-Kick As Brazil Get World Cup Party Started (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Sport

Neymar struck a fantastic free-kick in World Cup hosts Brazil's easy 4-0 win for World Cup over Panama at the Estadio Serra Dourada on Tuesday. The...

Who'll Win The World Cup Golden Boot?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Sport

Twenty-five men have received the Golden Boot for scoring the most goals at past World Cup finals. World Cup Golden Boot Winners (PICTURES) Yest...