Tag Archives: Uruguay

Uruguayan Lodeiro is the newest Botafogo priority

Botafogo wants Lodeiro

It seems that Seedorf isn’t going to be the only Botafogo signing in this transfer window. While Racing midfielder Claudio Yacob, who is nearing the end of his contract and was previously heavily linked to Fogão, seems to be put aside after the team contracted Rafael Marques for his position, they’ll look to go “all-in” for Ex-Ajax player Nicolás Lodeiro. Continue reading

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Brazilian National Team: The Old Tale of Glorious Past, Horrifying Present and Worrisome Future – pt. 1

The Maracanazo still hurts in some Brazilian hearts

(Part 2) (Part 3) (Part 4)

First of all, I’ll be posting these up until I run out on this subject. Secondly, I’m not that old. That’s why I’m relying on stories from my grandfathers and my father to back up some of the facts here. I got the chance to follow the 1998 World Cup and the others following that. I was 2 in 1994, but somehow I remember cheering for the team. Implanted memories, perhaps?

It’s funny to see how the Brazilian NT managed to take a huge decline in the fans’ preference. It often happens with clubs; only the most passionate ones follow the club through adversity anywhere in the world. Still, I’ve seen how the Brazilian NT fluctuated in that aspect as success and failure was brought in the performances. But I’m not sure if winning will be able to catch fans’ hearts again. Continue reading

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Breaking news! Diego Forlán moves to Internacional-RS

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

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