Nov 022013
Brazil U17s Ones To Watch - Wonderkids of the Seleção Sub-17

Last night Brazil suffered another youth tournament heartbreak at the hands of Mexico, as they were beaten on penalties in the FIFA U17 World Cup quarter-final. Despite this disappointing loss, there are a few players who shone throughout the tournament for Brazil, and if they can learn from this defeat rather than be disheartened by it, the premature tournament exit could even be advantageous to them. The game against Mexico was Brazil’s first real test […]

Sep 072013
Danilo Barbosa da Silva Scout Report - Vasco da Gama & Brazil

Young Vasco da Gama midfielder Danilo Barbosa da Silva recently attracted the interest of two European football powerhouses, Liverpool and Inter Milan, after their scouts spotted him playing for Brazil U20 at the 2013 Toulon Tournament. Here we take a look at what type of player Danilo is, and what it is about his game that attracted the interest from Europe. Thanks to Guilherme Melo for some of the extra information, and the Paulinho comparison! CLICK […]

Aug 312013
Vasco Star Danilo Interests Liverpool FC and Inter Milan

Vasco da Gama’s 17-year-old midfielder Danilo Barbosa da Silva, has attracted transfer interest from European sides Liverpool and Inter Milan, according to reports in Brazil. The youngster from Simões Filho, Bahia, impressed Liverpool’s scouts during the 2013 Toulon Tournament, where he was part of the Brazil side which won the competition. The Anfield scouts were at the prestigious French youth tournament to watch another midfielder, Grêmio’s Matheus Biteco, but have since turned their attentions to Danilo on […]

Jun 112013
Selecao U20 Stars Shine as Brazil Win Toulon Tournament

Botafogo centre back Doria was voted as defender of the tournament, as he captained a selection of Brazil under 20 players to victory in the 2013 Toulon Tournament held in France. Brazil went through the tournament unbeaten with their only dropped points coming in the group stage as they drew 1-1 against Nigeria. Yuri Mamute of Gremio was Brazil’s stand-out player, scoring two goals and emerging from the tournament with the best player award for […]