Marcelo denies being dropped for breaking wind

Brazilian defender Marcelo has rubbished reports that he was dropped by his former club Lyon for laughing and breaking wind. The 34-year-old centre-back – full name Marcelo Antonio Guedes Filho – left the Ligue 1 side in January, after being dropped from the senior squad. This week French newspaper L’Equipe reported that the reason for his fall from grace was…

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Brazil confirms Copa América participation

Brazil national team have confirmed that they will play in the Copa America. This has ended the rumors that it would boycott the tournament, which is being organised on its home soil. Over the last few days, the Brazil national team has voiced its opinion against participating in the Copa América.  Brazil’s players were reportedly unhappy over the 11th-hour decision…

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