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Robinho has Santos in his mind

Photoshop does no good

Homesickness must be one of the most common problems with Brazilian players. Ok, it’s usually overlooked by the wages they earn in the European – and increasingly in Middle East and China as well – market, but it’s fascinating how news come up every now and then about players looking to get back to Brazil for numerous reasons.

The last player who did that is Robinho, who’s been playing for the struggling Italian giant Milan.

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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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Vasco’s Dedé signs new contract

Young Dedé nurturing an unibrow

Vasco’s central defender and most valuable player Dedé, who’s been linked to European clubs since starting for the club, renewed his contract yesterday. His previous contract was going to end in 2014, but now his link was extended to 2015.  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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Seedorf: from Italy to Brazil?

Since 2008, the rumours started. It seemed like every big Brazilian team wanted Clarence Seedorf’s services. But it was all words, like most rumours, thrown into the wind.

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