Will he wear a Fluminense shirt again?
Darío Conca has been saying to the media how he wants to move out of China since his first struggles in Chinese team Guangzhou Evergrande started, even going on to hand a transfer request. According to Conca, his wife, who recently had his first born child, didn’t adapt accordingly to Chinese culture, and he himself is sick of episodes like not being allowed to bring his child to the pitch.
Conca also expressed his wishes to get back to Brazilian football, preferably to the club which sent him to media limelight: Fluminense. But his transfer wouldn’t be the easiest thing to get through. Continue reading
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
Ganso could be out really soon
Ganso has been a deception so far. After being deemed as one of the best in his generation, his recent form hasn’t been living up for the high expectations set by some of his performances pre-Brazil NT call-ups. Worst of all, he seems to give much thought to his agents and is always under some rumble over contract and transfer rights negotiations since he emerged to media limelight. But his run in Santos seems closer to an end. Continue reading
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!
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
Maybe his problem was Inter’s stripes
After speculation which linked the Uruguayan striker with nearly every big team in Brazil, Forlán’s destination has been confirmed a few hours ago, and it is Internacional de Porto Alegre. Funny how he didn’t change the name of his employee, huh? Continue reading
Let’s see how he will fare in Brazil
I had spoke about this subject a month ago, but now that the move is wrapped, I can finally look deeper into it. It was well known that Seedorf was looking to finish his career in Brazil: his wife is Brazilian, he spent most of his vacations in Rio, he has a children’s project in Bahia, and he openly talked about his wishes. Teams were always linked to him, but none made a significant move until the last couple of months. And now the deal is gladly done Continue reading