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

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 side are under “no urgency” to sell him. The 21-year-old […]

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

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 transfer until after Christmas. But Cruzeiro’s director of communications confirmed […]

Most Champions League Minutes Played By Footballers of Each Country

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 team on Champions League rosters, have racked up 22,659 minutes […]

Carlo Ancelotti Defends Marcelo Following Brazilian Coach Dunga’s Criticism

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 was unimpressed with the defender’s performance during this summer’s World […]

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

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, before being sent directly back to the Brasileiro league title […]

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

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 the radar of a host of European clubs. The Sun […]

Brazil Legend Pele In Sao Paulo Special Care Unit

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 “completely fine” and in “stable” condition. The football great had […]

Must-Watch International Matches This Weekend

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. Brazil vs Argentina, Saturday, 8am, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS Espanol and DishWorld The sponsorship […]

Premier League Clubs Are Benefiting From Influx Of South American Players

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 Angel Di Maria to Manchester United (£59.7m). Players from this […]

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