Brazil striker Neymar says he is not fully fit to play in the two opening rounds of World Cup qualifying due to the right ankle injury that has sidelined him since February.
A lavish spending spree that has seen Saudi Arabia lure some of soccer’s biggest stars to the oil-rich kingdom will come to a halt on Thursday when its transfer window shuts.
Brazil is about to start its sixth attempt to add a sixth star to its famous soccer shirt. But the vibe is very different from the start of its past five South American World Cup qualifying campaigns.
Striker Neymar is back in Brazil’s squad for the first time since the last World Cup. New coach Fernando Diniz has summoned him for the initial two rounds of South American World Cup qualifying next month.
Neymar has completed his move from Paris Saint-Germain to Al Hilal of the Saudi Pro League. The French club confirmed the move Tuesday.
The Asian Champions League will be rebranded in 2024 with fewer teams and a three-fold increase in prize money for the winner.
Neymar is set to complete a move to the Saudi Pro League. Riyadh club Al Hilal has agreed a reported $98 million transfer fee with Paris Saint-Germain for the 31-year-old Brazil star.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Luis Enrique still hopes Kylian Mbappé will stay at the club amid an ongoing transfer standoff.
Luis Enrique is the eighth coach to take charge of Paris Saint-Germain in 12 years of Qatari ownership of the French club, a hire-and-fire approach which has so far failed to deliver the ultimate goal of winning the Champions League.
There’s a big hole in the Paris Saint-Germain locker room where Lionel Messi used to sit. The way things are going at under-pressure PSG Kylian Mbappe may soon be vacating his spot also.
Paris Saint-Germain has signed forward Goncalo Ramos from Portuguese club Benfica on a season-long loan with an option to buy him at the end of the campaign.
As Kylian Mbappe’s transfer standoff with Paris Saint-Germain continues it remains unclear if the star striker will even be in the squad when PSG begins its title defense at home to Lorient on Saturday.
Kylian Mbappé finds himself training alone at home while his Paris Saint-Germain teammates are playing abroad and speculation is mounting as to where the France great will play his first game this season.
PARIS (AP) — Neymar underwent season-ending surgery on his damaged right ankle on Friday, Paris Saint-Germain said.
Paris Saint-Germain says Brazilian soccer player Neymar will undergo season-ending surgery on his damaged right ankle and will be out for up to four months.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil interim coach Ramon Menezes left Neymar and Alisson out of his squad Friday for the international friendly against Morocco on March 25 in Tangier.
PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappé scored twice and Lionel Messi got the other goal as the World Cup final stars combined to give French league leader Paris Saint-Germain a 3-0 win at title challenger Marseille.
PSG forward Neymar was forced off the field on a stretcher after twisting his right ankle in a league match against Lille.
PARIS (AP) — Making a rare visit to the Parc des Princes, the emir of Qatar watched first hand as Paris Saint-Germain came up short on Europe’s biggest stage once again.
PARIS (AP) — After Lionel Messi’s second-half goal helped a lackluster Paris Saint-Germain beat Toulouse 2-1 to move eight points clear at the top of the French league on Saturday, the team was urged to lighten their superstar’s load.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:


Manchester United’s place in the League Cup final looks to be assured ahead of the second leg against Nottingham Forest in the semifinals.
PARIS (AP) — Striker Folarin Balogun equalized deep into stoppage time as Reims earned a 1-1 draw at French league leader Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday, keeping PSG three points ahead of second-place Lens.
PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappé couldn’t stop Paris Saint-Germain losing 1-0 at Rennes for a second straight away defeat in the French league on Sunday as its lead over second-place Lens dropped to three points.
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain needed two late goals to scrape a 3-1 win at third-tier Châteauroux in the French Cup round of 64 on Friday.
Brazilian soccer stars past and present are under fire from fans for skipping Pelé’s funeral and opting to pay their respects on social media.
Brazil said a final farewell to Pelé on Tuesday, burying the legend who unified the bitterly divided country.
PARIS (AP) — French league leader Paris Saint-Germain faces its toughest test of the season Sunday when it travels to play a Lens side which has won all of its home games.
Pelé was remembered for a life beyond the field, for transcending the sport of soccer and becoming perhaps the most well-known person on Earth.
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died. He was 82. Since 2021, he had been undergoing treatment for colon cancer discovered during a routine medical exam.
From spearheading the “beautiful game” to helping Brazil win three World Cup titles, Pelé embodied greatness in the land of his sport.