Brazilian press officer suspended
[WORLD CUP: Off the Post] FIFA has handed Brazilian national team press officer Rodrigo Paiva a three-game ban, putting him out of the World Cup,
for clashing with Chile player Mauricio Pinilla at halftime of the Brazil-Chile round of 16 game that Brazil won in a shootout.
Pinilla said he was hit by Paiva, who was
also fined $11,000, and ejected by the referee. FIFA added two games to Paiva's automatic one-game ban, which he served as Brazil beat Colombia in the quarterfinals, 2-1.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily Barcelona visits Madrid with Messi on the brink Oct. 23, 11:25 a.m. |
[CLASICO PREVIEW] Barcelona visits Spain's capital on Saturday for a mouthwatering edition of the world's biggest ... Real Salt Lake jumps back into third place Oct. 23, 1:30 a.m.
[MLS: Wednesday] By beating Chivas USA, 2-0, in its regular-season finale, Real Salt Lake not only ... Cristiano Ronaldo closes in Raul's record Oct. 23, 1:21 a.m.
[UCL: Week 3] Defending champion Real Madrid showed just how much work Liverpool has ahead of ... D.C. United clinches No. 1 seed for quarterfinals Oct. 23, 12:44 a.m.
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Wednesday's results in the Concacaf Champions League -- the Montreal Impact's 1-1 tie ... Orlando City SC launches Web site Oct. 22, 11:20 p.m.
[ONLINE WATCH] As one of two MLS expansion teams that will start play next March, Orlando ... IMG obtains MLS and U.S. Soccer global rights Oct. 22, 11:09 p.m.
[SOCCER BUSINESS] IMG has signed an eight-year agreement with MLS and U.S. Soccer to market and ... USA headed to London to face Colombia in November Oct. 22, 11:06 p.m.
[DATEBOOK] The USA will play its first ever neutral match in England on Nov. 14 when ... What They're Saying: Don Garber Oct. 22, 10:32 p.m.
"Somehow this turned into a personal Klinsmann vs. Garber debate and I have seen some of ... Keith Olbermann skewers Colorado Rapids president Oct. 22, 2:23 a.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Rapids president Tim Hinchey made Keith Olbermann's the "World's Worst Person ... Real Salt Lake angling for highest possible finish Oct. 22, 1:12 a.m.
[MLS: Week 33] The concept of a "bogey" team -- a foe that no matter how ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives