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Archives: Brazil

Brazilian Roberto Firmino should court interest from big European clubs

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Since Ronaldo’s departure from the national team, Brazil has struggled to find a replacement. There have been many players that appeared to take on the striker role for the five-time World Cup winners but basically all of them have been … Continue reading

European clubs preparing for summer battle over Brazilian midfielder Firmino

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Firmino

Some of Europe’s top clubs are preparing for a summer battle over Brazilian midfielder Firmino. Firmino has risen to fame in the Bundesliga this season while playing for Hoffenheim and scored the winning goal in Brazil’s 1-0 win over Chile at the … Continue reading

Brazil 1-0 Chile: Brazil improving under Dunga but still searching for their swagger

Posted on by Matt Jones
Brazil Chile

As far as recoveries go, on the back of a humiliation at your home World Cup, Brazil’s has been rather emphatic. After re-appointing iconic World Cup-winning skipper Dunga as boss—not a popular choice for all, it must said—they’ve won eight games … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Chile | 1 Comment

Atletico Madrid defender Miranda reluctant to discuss future plans

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid defender Miranda has refused to confirm whether or not he leave the club in the near future. Last month, the Brazilian center-back was linked with a move away from the La Liga champions this summer. In recent years, Miranda … Continue reading

Top 5 Brazilians of the English Premier League era

Posted on by Julian Delicata
Oscar of Brazil

Brazil. The land of Samba. Home of some of the finest football legends. Pele, Romario, Ronaldo, Socrates, Rivellino, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Dunga, Tostao, Carlos Alberto. The list is endless. A record five World Cup triumphs for the Selecao do justice to … Continue reading

Real Madrid Not Buying In January And Lucas Silva Will Stay, Says Cruzeiro Official

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The ongoing transfer saga of Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva appears to have reached a conclusion as the club’s sporting director informed a Brazilian radio program that the player will not be joining Real Madrid in January while stressing the Brasileiro … Continue reading

Neymar Looking To Extend His Contract With Barcelona Until 2020

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Neymar of Barcelona

It is being reported in Spain that representatives of Brazilian star Neymar and Barcelona will sit down in the coming weeks to discuss renewing the player’s contract at the club. Neymar’s current deal will expire on June 30, 2018. But … Continue reading

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
Soccer: Friendly-Manchester City FC vs Chelsea FC

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
Silva

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
Pele

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
Oscar of Brazil

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
Valencia

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