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Brazil, Argentina must replay World Cup qualifier: FIFA

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Brazil and Argentina must replay their abandoned 2022 World Cup qualifier despite having already secured a place in football’s showpiece tournament, FIFA said on Monday. The decision followed appeals from both countries’ football associations, according to a statement issued by the sport’s governing body. …

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Arsenal forward Martinelli earns Brazil call-up

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Uncapped forward Gabriel Martinelli has been called up to Brazil’s squad for 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Bolivia, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday. The 20-year-old was rewarded for his impressive form for Arsenal, with whom he has scored five times …

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Brazil registers 1st Omicron death

Brasilia, Brazil, | Xinhua | Brazil recorded the first death from the Omicron variant of COVID-19 Thursday in the city of Aparecida de Goiania of Goias state. The municipality reported that the victim was a 68-year-old man with high blood pressure suffering from “chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,” who was admitted …

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Pele hails Neymar’s countdown to his goal record

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | As Neymar is narrowing the gap with Pele, the all-time top scorer of Team Brazil, Pele hailed on social media for Neymar’s extraordinary performance in Copa America. Based on FIFA records, Pele sits first for Team Brazil with 77 goals. Neymar cut the gap …

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Boeing’s 737 MAX resumes commercial flights in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | A Boeing 737 MAX passenger plane restarted commercial flights in Brazil on Wednesday, the first of its kind worldwide after the Boeing plane of this model was grounded for over 20 months due to two deadly crashes, media reports said. The flight, operated …

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