Ten players your team can sign from Brazil this transfer window

Good enough for the seleção, but would he make it in England? (Photo: Mowapress)

Some of the hottest property in Brazil may have already made its way to Europe this summer, but there are still plenty of good players left in Brazil. Still need a star striker before the transfer window closes? Damn right you do. Forward this post to your local club Chairman and tell him to get his cheque book out fast.
Continue reading

Serie A latest, player news and transfer gossip

Seedorf. Legend! (Globoesporte)

Seedorf. Legend! (Globoesporte)

Good evening sports fans!

Brazil are taking on Switzerland in a friendly this week. I’ve blogged about that in a separate post. In this one, I’d like to give you a quick update on the comings and goings from the Serie A with a bit of player news and transfer gossip thrown into the mix. Continue reading

Brazilian stars of the future win under 20 World Cup

Many of Brazil's young players have shot to fame (Getty Images)

Even without their two star names – Neymar and Lucas – Brazil won the under 20 World Cup in Colombia. They beat Portugal 3-2 after extra time in a lively final in which midfielder Oscar was the hero, scoring all three of Brazil’s goals. It’s the fifth time that Brazil have won the trophy. Continue reading

Brazilian transfer window: all the major deals

Denilson signs for São Paulo (Luis Barreto/VIPCOMM)

The transfer window for Brazilian clubs to sign foreign based players closed on Thursday night. The window has been dominated by the Carlos Tevez saga and rightly so. But some big names have arrived almost unnoticed. Here they are: Continue reading

Palmeiras 0 0 Flamengo: Kléber saga comes to an end

Kléber won't be signing for Flamengo this year

I went down to the Palmeiras vs. Flamengo game on Wednesday night. It had all the ingredients for a great match: fourth against third, a crowd of around 35,000 people (very high by Brazilian standards), two of Brazil’s best coaches going head to head (Luis Felipe Scolari or Big Phil at Palmeiras and Vanderley Luxemburgo at Flamengo) and former world player of the year Ronaldinho on show. Continue reading