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Libertadores 2013 is here! Round of 16 analysis

Sorry, Galo!

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Mano Menezes call-up for Brazil’s friendly against Sweden in August 15th

Ramires back to Brazil’s NT

As Brazil’s U23 seems to have a clear path for their first Olympics gold medal after their closest rivals, Spain, fell to Honduras 1-0 in a game full of controversy, national team coach Mano Menezes is already thinking ahead of London. Today, CBF announced the 24 players chosen to defend the Amarelinha against Sweden in Rasunda Stadium, Stockholm. Mano decided to maintain the current Brazil selection that is playing in London, calling more 6 players.

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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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CONCACAF teams might dispute Copa Libertadores in the future

Can it succeed?

This partnership has been among the rumour mill since 2010, when there were reports that CONMEBOL and CONCACAF were looking to merge into one organization. But it seems that they’d lose some power inside FIFA, and our incorruptible presidents couldn’t pull it with that in sight. Now, there is another story running in the media that says CONMEBOL could make a partnership with CONCACAF to bring their teams to dispute the Copa Libertadores. Continue reading

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Pato avoids Corinthians talk

Corinthians dream of Pato

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

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Corinthians wants to lock up Paulinho

Paulinho close to renovate contract with Corinthians

With Inter Milan showing interest in acquiring Paulinho, even sending a board member to try to negotiate directly with Corinthians, the team is confident that it will renovate their link with their main player until tomorrow (July 11). Continue reading

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Corinthians coach: “Chelsea was too defensive in CL title”

Tite building up for possible December match

Corinthians is still enjoying their first Copa Libertadores title, earning once again a huge amount of time in Brazil’s most important TV show. Corinthians’ coach Tite is also reaping what he sow by going to TV networks to express his opinions about topics ranging from their player’s condition to criticism regarding their probable Club World Championship, Chelsea. Continue reading

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