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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...
Gabriel Jesus

5 Brazilians who desperately need a move

The winter transfer window will give the opportunity for 5 Brazilians to resurrect their careers, including a stalling striker at Manchester City 5 - Fred, Manchester United Fred has had a terrible start to Old Trafford live and has so far...
Neymar

Who was in Brazil’s best XI in 2018?

Despite a World Cup flop, Brazil is enjoying one of its deepest talent pools in years - so who has made the best XI of the year for the Selecao? 2018 has been a difficult year for Brazil's national team...
Alisson

Premier League has become a first pick for Brazil

Spain and Italy used to be the first destination for talented Brazilians but many are choosing the previously un-fancied Premier League for their Europe debuts Besides a few exceptions, the English Premier League never used to be a preferred destination...
Richarlison

Why Richarlison to Barcelona is a bad idea

Although Richarlison has made a promising start to his Premier League and Brazil career, the forward is far from being ready for a rumored move to Barcelona Richarlison is quickly becoming one of the most famous names in England, so...
Fred

Time running out for Fred under Mourinho

A dream move to Manchester United has gone badly wrong for Fred, who is another player that is in the bad books of Jose Mourinho and faces an uncertain future Brazilian midfielder, Fred, was linked to both United and City...
Felipe Anderson

Why Felipe Anderson is a happy Hammer

After struggling to make an impact in Serie A, a move to West Ham United has seen a new lease of life for Felipe Anderson who is back in Tite's plans for Brazil... Felipe Anderson has been on fire ever...
Neymar

It’s Champions League or bust for Neymar

With the world watching on, Neymar finally produced a big-game performance for PSG against Liverpool - but the job is only half-done for the Brazilian Neymar has suffered heavy criticism ever since his stunning departure from Barcelona in the summer...
Luiz Felipe Scolari

Felipe Scolari makes history with Palmeiras

Luiz Felipe Scolari may be old-school with no truck for new coaching fads, but the Brazilian legend has delivered again with another league title for Palmeiras  Palmeiras have just been crowned as Brazil's Serie A champions following their away victory...
Richarlison

Why Richarlison is now Brazil’s best striker

Although Gabriel Jesus and Firminho have more pedigree, it is Richarlison, who has pushed to to the front of the queue to lead the line for Brazil... Brazil has always relied on a top striker in pretty much all of...

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The Victory Tests: Part 1 – The Backdrop

In this series, Arunabha Sengupta relates the tale of the Victory Tests played between England and the Australian Services as a celebration of the...