Posts Tagged Brazil

Pele’s son released from jail in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — The 44-year-old son of soccer great Pele has been released from jail and will remain free while he appeals a conviction in a money laundering case that involved a drug gang.

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Firmino scores in Brazil’s victory over Austria

Brazil's Oscar, left, and Austria's Martin Harnik, right, in action during in an International friendly soccer match between Austria and Brazil in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Roberto Firmino, a substitute making his second appearance for Brazil, scored on a 25-yard shot in the 83rd minute Tuesday to send his country to a 2-1 exhibition victory over host Austria.

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Germany struggles after World Cup title

Germany's Mario Goetze applauds after a Group D Euro 2016 qualifying match between Germany and Gibraltar in Nuremberg, Germany, Friday, Nov.14, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — From one red carpet to the other, Germany is still celebrating the World Cup title.

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