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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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Riquelme and Diego linked to Flamengo move

Riquelme close to Flamengo

After suffering a heart-breaking defeat by Corinthians when playing with Boca Juniors, Juan Roman Riquelme announced that would be his last professional game with a Bostero shirt. He would look for a move to a club where he wouldn’t be a liability, as age has caught up with him and his superior technical ability hasn’t emerged in his last few games.

So enters Flamengo. Again. 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.

Until now. Continue reading

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