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Brazil Clinch First Copa America Title In 12 Years, Jesus Sent Off

Host, Brazil has clinched the 2019 Copa America trophy after defeating Peru 3-1 in a thrilling final match in Maracana on Sunday, ending a 12-year trophy drought for the samba boys. Goals from Everton, Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison, was enough to declare the host as champions of the continental tournament. Brazil took the lead in…

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Coutinho’s Brace Gives Brazil The Perfect Copa America Start Amidst Neymar’s Absence

A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten. Barcelona’s Coutinho scored from the penalty spot early in the second half and added a close-range header three minutes later. Substitute Everton netted…

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Messi Registers Brace As Argentina Cruise Past Nicaragua In 5-1 Win

Barcelona and Argentine Talisman, Lionel Messi scored a first-half double as Argentina warmed up for the Copa America with a comprehensive 5-1 win over Nicaragua on Friday in San Juan. The Central Americans, who will participate in this month’s Gold Cup tournament while Argentina battle it out in Brazil, frustrated the home side initially. However, captain Messi sparked…

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Brazilian Star Forward Neymar Ruled Out Of Copa America, Following Ankle Injury

Brazilian talisman forward, Neymar has been ruled out of the Copa America after he suffered an ankle injury in Brazil’s friendly meeting with Qatar. The skillful forward will unfortunately miss Brazil’s Copa America campaign due to a ligament rupture in his right ankle in a huge blow for the host nation. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) confirmed the news…

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World’s First S#x Themed Amusement Park Set to Open in Brazil

Brazil will be home to the world’s first sex-themed amusement park in 2018. The park, ErotikaLand will open in the southern city of Piracicaba, complete with penis-shaped bumper cars, go-go dancers aboard a “train of pleasure”, a movie theater with vibrating seats, a snack bar that sells aphrodisiac treats, a nudist pool and a naked water…

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Brazil’s Senate Impeaches Its 1st Female President Rousseff

Brazil’s first female president Dilma Rousseff has been thrown out of office by the country’s corruption-tainted senate after a gruelling impeachment trial that ends 13 years of Workers’ party rule. Following a crushing 61 to 20 defeat in the upper house, she will be replaced for the remaining two years and four months of her…

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Go For Gold In Rio! Buhari Orders Release Of Funds To Team Nigeria, Hands Over To Nigeria Olympic Committee

President and commander-in-chief, federal republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has called for the immediate release of funds budgeted for Team Nigeria’s participation in the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil. Giving the order at the official handover of Team Nigeria athletes and officials participating at the Rio 2016 Olympic games to the Nigeria Olympic committee as…

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Colour-Blocked Dresses, Parkas & Basketball Shorts! Check Out Louis Vuitton’s 2017 Resort Collection

The Louis Vuitton Resort 2017 show held in Rio, Brazil, at the Oscar Niemeyer–designed Niterói Contemporary Art Museum, according to Vogue’s Nicole Phelps, it is an architectural marvel perched on a cliff that looks like it could have landed from space or emerged from the sea. It was the site of Creative Director Nicolas Ghesquière’s…

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Money Launderers Specialized In ‘Swallowing Dollars’ Arrested By NDLEA

Six suspects believed to be members of a money laundering syndicate were arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for attempting to export 156, 000 USD (about 32 million NGN) to Brazil. The suspects allegedly specialize in swallowing cleverly concealed dollar bills for export but this time, they were apprehended by the enforcement…

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