It seems that Seedorf isn’t going to be the only Botafogo signing in this transfer window. While Racing midfielder Claudio Yacob, who is nearing the end of his contract and was previously heavily linked to Fogão, seems to be put aside after the team contracted Rafael Marques for his position, they’ll look to go “all-in” for Ex-Ajax player Nicolás Lodeiro. Continue reading
Daily Archives: July 12, 2012
In a press conference in Laranjeiras, Fluminense headquarters, Flu president Peter Siemsen announced that the club renewed their contract with ex-Porto, Barcelona and Chelsea midfielder Deco. Continue reading
We woke up in Brazil today with rumours involving Internazionale’s interest in São Paulo’s Lucas Moura. According to Lance!, the Milano side offered €25m to get him, plus a Philippe Coutinho one year loan. Continue reading
During a press conference held today at the hotel where the Brazilian U23 squad for the Olympics is hosted, Alexandre Pato avoided answers about Corinthians’ interest in his acquisition already aiming the Club World Championship in December this year. Continue reading
From 1989 to March 2012, Brazilian football main foundation was handled by only one person, and his name is Ricardo Teixeira. Under his tenure, the Brazilian NT won many titles, including 2 World Cups in 1994 and 2002, and also became one of the most profitable national squads in the footballing world. Much of it were earned through sponsorship deals and friendly taxes, but not of those were ever clear to Brazilian people. That’s why many accusation were thrown over Ricardo Teixeira and CBF businesses, but people never found proof to back them. Until now. Continue reading
After pretty much cementing himself as the 1st choice attacking midfielder for Mano’s squad during the last run of friendlies at Europe and USA and being linked to Tottenham and Chelsea, with the most likely landing place the latter, Oscar was also featured among the starters in the 1st Brazil U23 squad for the Olympics in London. Continue reading
After a 4 years trophy drought, the São Paulo side Palmeiras, which hadn’t won a national title since 1998 (2003 if you count their Brazilian League 2nd Division title), went on to draw against a very strong Coritiba team in their home court 1-1, making an aggregate 3-1 score and being rightfully winners of this trophy. Sadly for Coritiba, this is the first consecutive time they made it through the finals of the competition, but failed to win it. Last year they lost it to Vasco, and now they lost it to Palmeiras.
Nevertheless, congratulations to the champions! I just wish they didn’t go “cliché” on their celebrations and played Queen “We Are the Champions”, though.