The must-sign Brazilians on Soccermanager – part 2

If you sign one player, make it AC Milan-bound Lucas Paqueta (pic: Getty Images)

With the Brasileirão Serie A ratings review now under way, this is the second installment of the best Brazilian-based players to sign in the online football game Soccermanager. Continue reading

The must-sign Brazilians on Soccermanager – part 1

If he’s interesting Real Madrid in real life, he’s probably good enough for your team on Soccermanager (Pic: Rodrigo Gazzanel/RM Sports)

Aficionados of the football management game Soccermanager will be interested to know that the Brazilian league rating review began today. Here are the players you need to buy. Continue reading

A trip to Goodison Park for a first hand check on Richarlison

Brazilfooty and the Dixie Dean statue at Goodison Park

Richarlison made a fine start to life at Everton, scoring three goals in his first two league games and impressing the fans with his work rate, skill and attitude. Brazilfooty witnessed the good vibes first hand. Continue reading

Brasileirão latest – Everton on fire

Not so fast – Everton halts São Paulo in their tracks (Roberto Vinícius/Agência Estado)

After the break for the World Cup, the Brazilian Serie A is back and the games are coming thick and fast. São Paulo have been doing very well, but last night Grêmio, and their in form winger Everton (nicknamed cebolinha), stopped them in their tracks. Continue reading

Brasileirão 2018 preview

Will it be a straight fight between Palmeiras and Corinthians? (Pic: Amanda Perobelli /Estadao)

The Brasileirão kicks off this weekend. Palmeiras are the bookies’ favourites. Corinthians are the pundits’ favourites. Cruzeiro, Grêmio and Flamengo will want to have something to say about that. Here’s a lowdown of all the teams, the major ins and outs, players to watch, my predictions and the latest betting odds. Continue reading

Unconvincing start from Brazilians in Copa Libertadores

Lautaro Martinez: the real deal (pic: EFE)

I’ve heard about this kid in the gossip columns and seen him in the computer games, but now I’m finally convinced. After scoring a hat-trick last night for Racing against Cruzeiro in the Copa Libertadores, Lautaro Martinez showed South America that he is the real deal. Continue reading