Brazilfooty is back

That’s right Mano Menezes, Brazilfooty is back! (Mowa Press)

You’ll have noticed that things have been very quiet on Brazilfooty in the last couple of months… summer holidays? Olympics? Exams? Actually, I was travelling around Africa, completely out of touch with Brazilian football. Quite a lot has happened since then and my last post (my trip to Santos) on 22 July 2012 so I’ll do a short summary of the main stories below. Continue reading

Ronaldinho rolls back the years as Brazil beat Ghana 1-0

Great to see that famous smile back in a Brazil shirt (Mowa Press)

Brazil got back to winning ways by beating Ghana 1-0 in a friendly at Craven Cottage in London. Continue reading

Internacional 3 Santos 3: What’s going on with both teams?

Does Borges (left) deserve a chance for the seleção? (Getty Images)

Internacional and Santos drew 3-3 in a fascinating match on Wednesday night. In absolute cruise control, 3-0 in front (and deservedly so) with 15 minutes to go, Internacional inexplicably let Santos back in the game. 15 minutes later, its 3-3 and Inter’s players are being booed off the pitch at the final whistle. Continue reading

Derby day: Vasco coach hospitalized and in critical condition

Lets hope Ricardo Gomes makes a full recovery (Fotocom)

Once in a while football gets put into perspective. Sunday afternoon unfortunately was one of those times when Vasco coach Ricardo Gomes was rushed to hospital after suffering a stroke during the second half of the derby match between Flamengo and Vasco. Continue reading