On the first day of my two weeks stay in Brazil I went to the EngenhÃ£o stadium to watch Botafogo v Bahia where Clarence Seedorf was presented a crowd of around 20,000 fans before the game. Continue reading
The first leg of the 2012 Copa Libertadores final took place in Buenos Aires last night as two of Brazil and Argentinaâ€™s footballing giants went head to head.
Ricardo Teixeira resigned as head of the CBF â€“ Brazilâ€™s football governing body â€“ last month after 23 years in the job. Good riddance I say to this horrible man.Â Continue reading
Its official! Neymar is better than Ganso. That’s according to a poll of Brazilfooty readers.Â Continue reading
It may be carnival time but the football doesnâ€™t stop. In fact, the Guanabara Cup semi finals Â take on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Continue reading
Sometimes (rather annoyingly) life gets in the way of this blog and I have recently been forced to swap the sunny climes of SÃ£o Paulo for the grey English sky. So I’ve taken some time to reflect on the differences between the game in Brazil and the game in England. I did so after watching a live West Ham match with Brazilfooty followers. Continue reading
This blog wouldnâ€™t be complete without some lower division football coverage so when I was invited by my brother-in-law and his friends to watch the mighty Juventus take on the SÃ£o Bernardo Tigers in the 2011 Copa Paulista (or Paulista Cup), I couldnâ€™t turn down the offer. Continue reading