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  • Has Brazil missed its World Cup free kick?     Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Irene Mia, regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Economist Intelligence Unit, discusses Brazil's World Cup headache as it grapples with civil unrest and infrastructure issues.

  • Brazil gears up for World Cup     Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    David Neeleman, Azul Brazilian Airlines founder & former JetBlue CEO, discusses the state of corporate air travel and air traffic challenges Brazil is facing with the World Cup.

  • Manchester United brand at risk?     Monday, 26 May 2014 | 5:40 AM ET

    The Manchester United brand was hit hard by its poor season explains Robert Haigh, communications director at Brand Finance, warning that "things could go haywire" if it had another bad season.

  • Manchester United hired Louis van Gaal as its new manger to restore the club to its former glory and bring stability back.

  • Will Brazil benefit from the World Cup?     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 4:50 AM ET

    Michael Henderson, emerging markets economist at Maplecroft, says the economic impact of the soccer World Cup will be small for Brazil and that the country needs to implement "painful reforms."

  • World Cup will hinder Brazil's economy: CEO     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera speaks to Fabio Schvartsman, Klabin CEO, about he the state of the Brazilian economy and the impact the 2014 World Cup will have on the country.

  • Nike stealing Adidas' soccer share     Friday, 9 May 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks to Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer about losing market share to Nike and spending on upcoming World Cup in Brazil.

  • Man City could challenge $84.6m fine     Friday, 9 May 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Sports lawyer Daniel Geey discusses European soccer governing body UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules as Manchester City faces a £50 million ($84.6 million) fine.

  • Nike's world cup play     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Mark Parker, Nike president & CEO, showcases Nike's latest product line developed for the World Cup in Brazil this summer, including the new Nike Mercurial Superfly designed for the fastest players in the world.

  • Man United owners to blame for 'disaster': Pro     Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Andy Green, advisor to the Manchester United Supporters Trust, says the Glazer family has to take "a lot of blame" for the "disaster" at the soccer club this season.

  • Man United boss David Moyes leaves     Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 3:38 AM ET

    David Moyes has left Manchester United after less than a year at the helm following a disastrous season.

  • LONDON, April 15- Aggreko, the world's biggest temporary power provider, said was on track to meet its profit expectations for 2014, helped by events such as the soccer World Cup, after posting a 5 percent rise in first-quarter group revenue.

  • Officials are working to bring goal-line technology to the World Cup in Brazil this summer, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • Can you make money from soccer shares?     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    José Martins Soares, chief strategist at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, discusses how to play the soccer investing game.

  • World Cup: Winning the sponsorship race     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    With the Soccer World Cup only 90 days away, Richard Brinkman, analyst at Kantar Media discusses who will win the sponsorship race.

  • CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Manchester United is believed to be close to announcing a record breaking deal with Nike that will be worth $1 billion over the next 10 years.

  • Inside THE multibillion-dollar World Cup rivalry Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 11:44 AM ET
    Brazuca match balls for the FIFA World Cup 2014 lie in a rack in front of the adidas logo

    With the soccer World Cup only three months away, Adidas and Nike are squaring up for a marketing battle to match the on-field rivalry of nations.

  • Behind David Beckham's plan to score big in Miami Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    David Beckham is sighted arriving to the James L. Knight Center, February 4, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.

    David Beckham announced Wednesday that he is exercising his option to become the owner of a Major League Soccer team in Miami.

  • Mark Roberts, senior manager of the Sports Business Group at Deloitte, discusses the financial fair play rules introduced by soccer authorities and says clubs are "aware" of the laws.

  • Ivan Gazidis, CEO of Arsenal Football Club, says Thierry Henry has an "incredible emotional attachment" to the club and hints that the former Arsenal striker could be a contender to become manager when Arsène Wenger retires.