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

Match report: Argentina 0 0 Brazil

Captain for the night (Mowa Press)

Brazil and Argentina drew 0-0 last night in a match that was below the standards we would normally expect from two of the Worlds’ great footballing nations. On the whole it was another disappointing performance from Brazil. Continue reading

Ronaldinho gets Brazil recall for Ghana friendly

Ronaldinho's good form for Flamengo has earned him a seleção recall (VIPCOMM)

Ronaldinho has been recalled to the Brazilian national team for the friendly match against Ghana in London on September 5. It is his second call up under coach Mano Menezes and the first since Brazil’s 1-0 loss against Argentina nine months ago in Qatar. Continue reading

Top 10 youngsters playing in Brazil

Colo-Colo v Santos - Copa Santander Libertadores 2011

And the winner is.... (photo: Getty Images)

I have finally finished the most complex piece of work in this blog’s history: a list of the top 10 youngsters playing in Brazil. In order to compile the list, I have followed countless rumours and leads, gone through player dossiers, match reports, television footage, trawled the state championships, lower leagues and youth divisions up and down the country, interviewing coaches, fans and scouts alike. All in the hope of finding the best up-and-coming talent in Brazil in order to report to you, this blog’s readers. Continue reading