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Brazilian League – Round 12 Prewiew

Friendship (?) Derby this round

Did you miss me? I hope you didn’t, even though I missed you all. Anyways, let’s get to business! There’s another Brazilian League round ahead that will have some key games that might matter at the end of the season.

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Seedorf close to start his first game with Botafogo

Seedorf training for Botafogo

While long time idols and supporters of Fogão already say Clarence Seedorf is entering Botafogo’s hall of fame, many expect him to show why he’s been regarded as one of the best players of the last decade. And we might as well see it today, as Seedorf will play his first match for the Rio de Janeiro Alvinegro side at 18:30 (GMT -3) in their home stadium, Engenhão.

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Udinese confirms Maicosuel transfer

Maicosuel is officially an Udine

After a month, Maicosuel was finally announced as the newest Udinese reinforcement for the 2012-2013 season.  Continue reading

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Uruguayan Lodeiro is the newest Botafogo priority

Botafogo wants Lodeiro

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

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Seedorf sets aim at national league title

Seedorf in his 1st press conference

Clarence Seedorf went out to do today his first press conference as a Botafogo player. Inside a Rio de Janeiro’s city palace filled with journalists, Seedorf answered in clear Portuguese questions which went from his first objective in the team to why he chose to play for Botafogo. Continue reading

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Seedorf is introduced to Botafogo fans

Welcome, Seedorf!

Just an hour ago, Seedorf was introduced to Botafogo supporters at their home ground, Engenhão, before the Botafogo x Bahia kick-off. In front of 20,000 Botafogo fans, Seedorf went to the field along with 2 children and thanked the support received from the fans since he came to Brazil.

May he be the first of many stars to shine and fade away in Brazilian fields!

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Botafogo already profiting with Seedorf

All hail Seedorf!

Clarence Seedorf didn’t even stepped on the field yet, and Botafogo are already reaping what they sow by sending club associating up by 50%, and with his personalized shirt as the best selling item in Botafogo official store. Botafogo will also produce a regular shirt featuring Seedorf that will be sold for R$ 49.90 (around €20) at Seedorf’s presentation to Botafogo supporters today, against Bahia. His presentation also made fans run to buy tickets, as Botafogo expects that the 36,000 tickets put on sale for their next game will be sold out, almost filling the entire 42,000 capacity Stadium Rio, or Engenhão. Continue reading

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