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

Brazil Olympic Games squad

The likes of Oscar will be making their way to London (Mowa Press)

Mano Menezes has announced a provisional list of 52 players for the Olympic Games in London later this year. Full list below. Also in the piece, the latest news including one of the funniest things I’ve seen for a while: a player celebrating a goal scored by the opposition. Continue reading

Argentina v Brazil: training pictures and team latest

Ronaldinho practises his free kicks in training (Mowa Press)

Brazil will play Argentina in Cordoba (Argentina) on Wednesday evening. The match is the first leg of a competition called the Superclássico das Américas, which I must admit I’ve never heard of before. I’m guessing it must just be a one off. Continue reading

Brazil name squad for Argentina friendly

Bruno Cortes (middle): from Nova Iguaçu to the seleção in six months (Getty Images)

Mano Menezes has named his squad for the friendly match with Argentina to be played on 14 September in Cordoba. The squad consists exclusively of home based players including Ronaldinho, Neymar, Fred and Leandro Damião. 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

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