Brazilfooty’s tour of Russia continues. Where else can you meet so many characters in such a short space of time?
The Brazilfooty team (i.e. me, who runs this blog and does most of the writing, and my girlfriend Tatjana, who offers ‘tactical’ advice) arrived in Russia on Saturday.
I recently gave an interview to a Swiss-based beer and football blogger Rob who runs the cool website thisdrinkinglife.com. Rob is conducting a series of interviews with bloggers and writers from around the world to discuss their teams’ chances at the world cup. I discussed Brazil’s chances, explained how I came to love Brazilian football and give my thoughts on Brazilian beer. Check out the full interview:
A run, dribble and thumping right foot shot dispelled any notion that Brazil’s star player might not be fit for the World Cup. Continue reading
The Seleção are stepping up their World Cup training preparations in London. Crucially, Neymar is back in full training and expected to play against Croatia on Sunday. Continue reading
After some strange behaviour last week, in which he spoke about trucks, money and then accused ‘most of the media’ of lying, Fábio Carille has left Corinthians for Al Wehda. Continue reading
There has been some mystery and lots of speculation about the names of the 12 players on standby for Brazil’s World Cup squad: who were they and were the eligible to play for their clubs in the meantime? All has now been revealed. Continue reading
After talking very openly about the possibility of swapping Corinthians for the riches of the Middle East last week, Fábio Carille confused everybody on Sunday by saying that there was no offer on the table. Continue reading
Tite has named Brazil’s squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. There were no major surprises; Neymar made the list, but Dani Alves misses out through injury. Continue reading
Grêmio‘s slip against Botafogo in the Serie A last weekend, after fielding a weakened side, brought up that old question: is it right to rest players in the league to keep them fresh for midweek Copa Libertadores games? Continue reading