Dec 202013
Leandro Damião Joins Doyen Sports, But Will Play for Santos

Leandro Damião has joined former Botafogo coach Oswaldo de Oliveira at Santos, in an £11m move from Internacional. The deal will see Doyen Sports Investments take 70% of 24-year-old striker’s financial rights, with Santos taking the remaining 30%. Damião is to be presented to the Santos fans as a marquee signing, possibly to ease the hurt suffered by the club after the departure of Neymar. However, should the striker live up to this billing and make a […]

Nov 222013
Otávio of Internacional - Brazilian Stars of the Future

Full Name – Otávio Edmilson Da Silva Monteiro Born – 09/02/1995 – João Pessoa PB Postion – Attacking Midfielder Foot – Right Height – 5.7 (171cm) CLICK HERE FOR – STYLE OF PLAY – VIDEOS Otávio Edmilson Da Silva Monteiro, more commonly known as simply Otávio or occasionally Otávinho, is an attacking midfielder who currently plays for Porto Alegre side Internacional. Otávio began his career in the youth sides at International, where he was part of their U17 Copa FGF winning side, and […]

Jul 042013
Fred Joins Ukraine's Brazilian Club - Shakhtar Donetsk

Internacional’s Fred (Frederico Rodrigues Santos) was singled out as the player to watch from the first round of this season’s Brasileirão, but if you want to watch him from now on it might help to be a fan of Eastern European football, as he’s already been snapped up by Ukranian Premier League club, Shakhtar Donetsk. Jump to Scout Report The club from Donetsk have a seemingly insatiable thirst for Brazilian players, and with central midfielder […]

Jun 152013
An Oscar Winning Performer? Brazil Certainly Hope So

When the subject of your football related drivel has a name like Oscar, the silly headlines and titles are tempting. But some of the plays on words around his Academy Award winning old English name might help us delve further into the type of player Oscar is, what roles he’s played, and the ones he might go on to play as his career progresses. Brazil’s number ten, who will take the number eleven jersey because […]

Jun 082013
Otavio Goal Fred Assist - Internacional (v Cruzeiro)

Internacional’s young Brazilian prospects Fred and Otavio (or Otavinho as he’s being referred to by some) linked up to great effect for the first goal in Inter’s 2-2 draw away to Cruzeiro. Right back Gabriel gave the ball to Otavio who had dropped away from the Cruzeiro defence to give himself some space. On receiving the ball he sent it straight in towards Fred on the edge of the area, who then flicked the ball […]

Jun 072013
Alex Sends Coritiba Top - Brasileirao Round 4

Alex scored his first goal of the season proper to send Coritiba top of the table as they beat Fluminense 2-1. Sao Paulo, Botafogo, Corinthians, Santos, Flamengo, and Atletico Mineiro all tasted defeat! In a round of games which also saw Flamengo sack their manager Jorginho, plenty of teams hovering around the middle to bottom half of the table gave themselves a bit of a boost, with Bahia beating Botafogo and Goias winning away at […]

May 262013
The 2013 Brasileirao Kicks Off

On a night where the eyes of football fans around the world were on Arjen Robben, Jupp Heynckes, and Bayern Munich’s European Cup triumph over Borussia Dortmund, the 2013 Brazilian league kicked off with a few intriguing opening games. In the first of two earlier kick offs, Vasco da Gama defeated Portuguesa one goal to nil, as experienced Ecuadorian campaigner Carlos Tenorio made a nuisance of himself in the Vasco area and was rewarded with a […]