The Maracana has seen its share of historic footballing moments. Now it's at the centre of Brazil's fight against the coronavirus.
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The Santiago Bernabeu and Maracana stadiums are being used to their respective countries' efforts to stem the coronavirus crisis.
Several Brazilian football greats wished Ronaldinho a happy 40th birthday as the former Ballon d'Or winner remains behind bars in Paraguay.
What was supposed to be a quick trip to Paraguay has seen Brazil legend Ronaldinho land in prison. Here's the inside story of his time there.
Neymar and Paris Saint-Germain teammate Thiago Silva have returned home to Brazil due to the coronavirus pandemic, sources have told ESPN.
Prosecutors handling the Ronaldinho case believe there is a money laundering scheme involving a businesswoman who invited him to Paraguay.
FIFA is supporting CONMEBOL's request to suspend World Cup qualifiers scheduled for the end of March due to fears over the coronavirus.
Ronaldinho must remain in jail after a judge on Tuesday refused a request for him to be released into house arrest.
Ronaldinho is adapting quickly to life in a Paraguayan jail but his lawyers are hopeful he may soon be released into house arrest.
Ronaldinho, being held in a Paraguayan jail for using a falsified passport, is being investigated for additional crimes, the prosecutor said.
Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho was arrested in Paraguay on Friday for attempting to enter the country with an altered passport.
Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho Gaucho was arrested in Paraguay on Friday for attempting to enter the country with an altered passport.
Brazil begin World Cup qualifying against Bolivia, and while the defence is settled for the Selecao's quest for Qatar, the attack is anything but.
Paraguayan prosecutors will not charge Ronaldinho Gaucho for possession of an altered passport.
Ronaldinho was questioned by Paraguayan officials over alleged possession of altered passports.
Man City signed a 17-year-old right-back who has only played two games at senior level for Coritiba. But Brazil's Yan Couto is something special.
Brazil federation president Rogerio Caboclo has initiated conversations with Paris Saint-Germain about releasing Neymar for this summer's Olympics.
The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) unveiled a statue of Pele at its headquarters on Thursday.
Brazil legend Pele dismissed talk he is depressed and reclusive on Thursday and assured fans he is doing well and maintaining a busy schedule.
Brazilian legend Pele is depressed over his poor health and reluctant to leave the house because he cannot walk unaided, his son Edinho said.
Argentina and Brazil will be representing South America at the Tokyo Olympics, but it could have been so different for two-time champions Uruguay.
Former AC Milan, Real Madrid and Brazil playmaker Kaka turned up for a 6-a-side game in Hoxton, London. And he did pretty well.
Willian would prefer to sign a new contract with Chelsea than join Barcelona, sources have told ESPN.
Neymar's birthday party in a Paris club on Sunday has been called a "distraction" by Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel.
Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar's new pink hairdo has caused a stir, and not for the first time...