Fantastic Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho – what a legend (Atletico-MG website)

Atlético Mineiro kept their slim title hopes alive with a fantastic win against Fluminense on Sunday afternoon. They won 3-2 with a goal in the last minute. Can’t say they didn’t deserve it – look how many times they hit the post. What a glorious header that was. What an atmosphere! Check out the highlights to the game below and look out for Ronaldinho dictating play from his central attacking midfield role. He is in fantastic form and I think its great. I’d still be shocked if Fluminense didn’t win the title (they have their own stars like Fred and Deco) and are six points clear at the top with six games left but I’ve left a few videos highlights of the great man’s recent performances below. Look at his and the fans reaction. Fantastic. What a legend! Continue reading

Serie A kick-off: A fans’ preview

Can reigning Champions Corinthians juggle Libertadores and Serie A? (Getty)

It’s the big kick off in the Brazilian Serie A (also known as Brasileirão) this weekend. And we’ve got some inside track, fans’ opinion and the local angle on some of the main teams below. So read on and get all the inside scoop. Continue reading

Brazil Olympic Games squad

The likes of Oscar will be making their way to London (Mowa Press)

Mano Menezes has announced a provisional list of 52 players for the Olympic Games in London later this year. Full list below. Also in the piece, the latest news including one of the funniest things I’ve seen for a while: a player celebrating a goal scored by the opposition. Continue reading