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Well, that was quick: Lucas Moura is officially a PSG player

Lucas joins PSG. Officially. Yeah, it was pretty quick, I know

I didn’t imagine Juvenal Juvêncio would be able to allow it to be completed that fast. But considering the values involved in the deal, I shouldn’t be that surprised. It seems that São Paulo just finished Lucas’ transfer to Paris Saint-Germain this Wednesday morning after a meeting between representatives of both clubs. The deal is rumored to be around the €43m mark.

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Oscar is officially a Chelsea player

Oscar joins Chelsea

After a transfer saga that wasn’t so thrilling, Brazilian wonderkid and current #10 in Brazil’s NT squad Oscar has been announced as a Chelsea player in their website. Details of contract and transfer fee haven’t been released, but the transfer fee is believed to be around the £25m mark and the contract would be negotiated after Oscar’s performance in the Olympics.

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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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Corinthians reaches marquee value in Brazilian football

First Brazilian club to reach R$ 1b in value

As a football fan, I don’t like Corinthians. In particular, due to a city rivalry between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, I’m not very fond of São Paulo teams. But as an Economics student, I’m in awe at how there’s a huge distance between São Paulo teams and Rio de Janeiro teams when it comes to finances, and in that aspect I must take my hat off to them. Most of it due to Corinthians board and their ability to push their team at higher grounds when it comes to money. Continue reading

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