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Roberto Firmino

Why Firmino is Brazil’s real super striker

Look at the performances, not the stats is the rule when looking at why Roberto Firmino is Brazil's best bet to lead the line in Copa America Roberto Firmino's numbers may suggest that the Liverpool-man is not as good as...
Alex Sandro

Alex v Alex: the battle for Brazil’s left wing

With Marcelo and Filipe now fading forces, an Alex Telles v Alex Sandro battle is brewing to run Brazil's left wing in Copa America One of Brazil's biggest problems in the past few World Cup tournaments has been the fullbacks....
David Neres

David Neres – Brazil’s missing link up front

Just in time for Copa America, David Neres, a new attacking talent raised at Ajax could produce the perfect forward trident for Brazil Brazilian football has always produced some of the most talented players in the world, but the situation...
Philippe Coutinho

Coutinho losing battle for club and country

Philippe Coutinho was the biggest loser for Brazil in the international break, a footballer who is now facing serious competition for his place In the last two friendlies before Tite reveals his Copa América squad, a poor result against Panama...
Eder Militao

Real Madrid make right move with Eder Militao

Real Madrid's rebuild under Zinedine Zidane has begun the right way with a move for Brazilian defensive powerhouse, Eder Militao from Porto Real Madrid have secured the services of Porto defender and rising star Éder Militão, as he strongly imposed...
Fred

Fred begins to silence Manchester United critics

A match-winning display in the Champions League when the chips were down for Manchester United gives belief that Fred can still win the critics over Fred's transfer to Manchester United has been causing a lot of controversy among fans, as...
Vinicius Junior

Why Vinicius is the perfect pick for Brazil

A Brazil team for the fans - that's the feeling from Tite's squad for the country's upcoming friendlies that sees good news and bad news for two Real Madrid men Last week, Brazilian national team boss, Tite, revealed the country’s...
Brazil U-20

Brazil’s U-20 fails to deliver yet again

Another failure to qualify for the U-20 World Cup shows that a better plan is needed to bring through the best young players in Brazil The South American Under 20 Championships finished recently in Chile. While Ecuador’s maiden title grabbed the...
Marcelo

Should Marcelo be dropped by club and country?

From being a key player for Real Madrid for the past decade to being a liability - is Marcelo facing his end of days for both club and country? Marcelo has been one of the very best fullbacks in the...
Marquinhos

Marquinhos – the midfield magic man of PSG

A shortage of bodies in PSG's midfield has seen Marquinhos taking on a brand new midfield role, that could see the Brazilian excelling in two different positions Marquinhos has led Paris Saint Germain to a decisive victory against Manchester United...
Malcom

Which Brazilian failed or passed Clasico exam?

The Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid was a veritable festival of Brazilians - but for every Malcom of a performance there was a Marcelo of a night Six Brazilians gave a special flavor for the Spanish Clasico between Barcelona...
Philippe Coutinho

Coutinho is ready to move into new Barcelona gear

Despite failing to live up to a huge transfer fee and being overshadowed by Leo Messi, Philippe Coutinho can still become a Barcelona star performer Philippe Coutinho ended a long saga when he officially signed for Barcelona a year ago,...
Neymar

Why Neymar dives for protection, not to cheat

Rather than cheating, Neymar dives for self-protection as referees in France are doing nothing to look after the brilliant Brazilian, as another injury shows Neymar has been heavily criticized for diving throughout his career, but the reality is that he...
Rodrygo Goes

Who is Rodrygo, Real Madrid’s next Galactico?

Not one Brazilian superstar, but two. That could be Real Madrid's future with Rodrygo Goes showing every sign that he could be an equal partner to Vinicius Real Madrid recently secured the services of Vinícius Júnior from Flamengo and Rodrygo Goes...
Malcom

Malcom in middle of transfer trauma

A rocky six months for Malcom began with the Brazilian agreeing to join Roma, switching to Barcelona, being exiled and now potentially joining Tottenham Malcom was very close to joining Serie A side, Roma, last summer and he quite honestly...
Willian

Why Willian would drag Barcelona down

In one of the most mind-boggling transfer rumours of the season, Willian has been linked with Barcelona - the Brazilian isn't even good enough for Chelsea Willian has had a lot of ups and downs over the past few seasons,...
Vinicius

Vinicius: from bench to MVP at Real Madrid

After starting as an overpriced, overhyped misfit for Real Madrid's second team, Vinicius Junior has become a rare bright spark in a bleak Real Madrid season Vinícius Júnior is the hottest source of attraction at Real Madrid this season. The...
Lucas Paqueta

5 brilliant Brazilians to watch in 2019

Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Alisson and Fernandinho dominated the headlines in 2018, so which brilliant Brazilians will make the breakthrough in 2019? 5 - Renan Lodi, Athletico Paranaense Lodi is merely 20-years-old, and Italian giants Juventus are reportedly already interested in...
Roberto Firmino

Will Tite make room for Firmino with Brazil?

Despite changing his game to accommodate Jurgen Klopp's tactical plan at Liverpool, Roberto Firmino is still pulling the strings in the club's title challenge Roberto Firmino had a difficult start to the season after a radical change in his role...
Neymar

Brazil’s winners and losers in 2018

In a year for Brazil which saw national team disappointment but honours for some wonderful individuals, Fernando Duarte picks through the winners and losers Lists are a tricky business, especially when football is concerned. But they are a useful way...

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