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Archives: Brazil

Cruzeiro Reject Real Madrid’s Second Bid For Lucas Silva; Arsenal Offer On The Table

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Brasileiro league winners Cruzeiro have rejected a second bid from Real Madrid for midfielder Lucas Silva, according to various Brazilian news outlets. Manager Carlo Ancelotti informed the media a week ago that the Spanish club would not address the potential … Continue reading

Most Champions League Minutes Played By Footballers of Each Country

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Players representing Brazil have edged out Spaniards for the most minutes spent on the pitch during Champions League play so far this season.  Brazil, who have 17 of their 23 players that were called up last month to the national … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti Defends Marcelo Following Brazilian Coach Dunga’s Criticism

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has come to the defense of his Brazilian left-back Marcelo, who has come under criticism from national team coach Dunga. In an interview with the Brazilian newspaper O Globo, the current Selecao boss said he … Continue reading

Ronaldo Becomes Part-Owner of Fort Lauderdale Strikers

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Brazilian soccer superstar Ronaldo is now part-owner of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Ronaldo, who is considered to be one of the greatest footballers of all time, has acquired approximately 25% of the Strikers and becomes part of the new ownership … Continue reading

Lucas Silva To Complete £12 Million Real Madrid Move This Week, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to various reports emanating from Spain and Brazil, Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva will finalize a move to Real Madrid in the coming days. The highly-rated Brazilian is expected to sign a contract with the ten-time champions of Europe this week, … Continue reading

Lucas Silva Dashes Arsenal Hopes By Saying He Dreams Of Joining Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier this week the British tabloids were reporting about a potential bidding war between Arsenal and Manchester United over the much sought-after Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva. The 21-year-old is one of the brightest prospects in South America and has been on … Continue reading

Brazil Legend Pele In Sao Paulo Special Care Unit

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Pele, the Brazilian legend and humanitarian, has been transferred to a special care unit at the Albert Einstein hospital after having treatment for a urinary infection. The 74-year-old was admitted to the hospital on Monday and is said to be … Continue reading

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Draw for 2015 Copa America Revealed; Mexico Avoids Argentina, Brazil and Colombia

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The draw for the 2015 Copa America has been revealed, so we now know who’ll play each other in the opening rounds of the tournament to be played in Chile in June-July, 2015. The draw is as follows: Group A … Continue reading

Robinho Under Investigation For Alleged Involvement In The Group Sexual Assault Of A Teenager

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to the Italian publication Corriere della Sera, AC Milan striker Robinho (who is currently on loan at Santos FC in Brazil) is under investigation for his alleged involvement in the group sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman. The teenager reported … Continue reading

Must-Watch International Matches This Weekend

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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With the international break now in full swing there have already been a number of shocks, goals and downright entertaining moments. Heading into the second week of internationals before domestic action resumes, here are a couple of must-watch matches. 1. … Continue reading

Premier League Clubs Are Benefiting From Influx Of South American Players

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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European clubs have been increasingly snatching up South American players over the past few seasons. This summer, some of the most expensive player transfers involved South American footballers: James Rodriguez to Real Madrid (£63.2m), Luis Suarez to Barcelona (£65m) and … Continue reading

Brazilian Legend Pelé Unveils New Lighting System To Enhance Community Soccer Pitches

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Brazilian soccer legend Pelé has unveiled a new lighting system which uses kinetic energy from the movement of players on a pitch, as well as solar panels; to illuminate a community soccer field in Morro da Mineira, Rio de Janiero. … Continue reading

Brazil Beat Colombia In Front Of Record Crowd in Miami

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Brazil and Colombia faced off in front of a sold-out, record breaking crowd in Miami’s Sun Life stadium as both of the team’s desire for revenge after disappointing World Cups in Brazil showed. The crowd of 73,429 broke records both … Continue reading

Brazil vs. Colombia Line-Ups; Rematch In Miami

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Brazil and Colombia meet in Miami for a rematch of the World Cup game that took place almost exactly two months ago. After four yellow cards, one broken back and Colombia’s World Cup finished the game ended 2-1 with goals … Continue reading

Brazil Announces 23-Man Squad For September Friendlies in US

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Brazil’s new head coach, Dunga, has announced his 23-man squad that will face Colombia on September 5 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami followed by a friendly against Ecuador on September 9 at Met Life Stadium in New York. Dunga … Continue reading

AC Milan Send Robinho To Santos On Loan

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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AC Milan forward Robinho will be returning to the club where he began his soccer career, Santos. The Brazilian club has confirmed a season-long loan deal for the 30-year-old player who made 23 appearances in Serie A last season. Robinho … Continue reading

Ronaldinho Terminates His Contract With Atletico Mineiro

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Former PSG, Barcelona and AC Milan attacking midfielder Ronaldinho has terminated his contract with Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro. The former Ballon d’Or winner left European soccer in 2010 to return to his South American roots. It was initially believed that … Continue reading

Future of Alexandre Pato Hangs in Balance As Transfer Fee Falls to £8million

Posted on by Luke Taylor
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Alexandre Pato went from the most exciting teenage soccer prospects at Milan to a Corinthians striker targeted by irate fans at the Brazilian club, so what happened with Pato and why is he now hated by every Corinthians fan? At … Continue reading