The CBF said it is committed to treating men and women equally, as it announced Brazil Women will be paid at the same rate as Neymar and Co.
Vadao, who Kaka and Luis Fabiano played under at Sao Paulo, has died at the age of 63.
A number of flash points marred England's Women's World Cup win over Cameroon, while hosts France beat Brazil in extra time.
An extra-time strike from Amandine Henry settled France's Women's World Cup clash with Brazil in the hosts' favor Sunday.
The knockout round of the Women's World Cup starts Saturday. Here's a look at the opening last-16 matches using of Opta numbers.
The knockout stages of the Women's World Cup get up and running on Saturday. We assess each last-16 tie with the use of Opta numbers...
Brazil and Australia joined Italy in progressing from Group C at the Women's World Cup, with Marta and Sam Kerr playing decisive roles.
Brazil moved into the last 16 of the Women's World Cup with a 1-0 win over Italy thanks to Marta's record-breaking goal.
Brazil star Marta scored her 17th World Cup goal Tuesday, moving clear of former Germany forward Miroslav Klose's tally of 16.
Brazil star Marta scored her 17th World Cup goal on Tuesday, moving clear of former Germany forward Miroslav Klose's tally of 16.