Aug 292013
Vitinho Set to Join CSKA Moscow For €10m

Vitinho’s career at Botafogo will be over before it’s even begun, as he looks set to join the current Russian Premier League champions CSKA Moscow, for a fee of ten million Euros. Vitinho burst onto the scene at Botafogo earlier this year, featuring in their victorious Carioca State Championship campaign and outshining Bruno Mendes as one of Botafogo’s most exciting young attacking talents. A quickness of mind, trickery, and willingness to have a go at […]

May 032013
Botafogo Stars in Brazil Toulon Tournament Squad

Three of Botafogo’s future stars have been selected for the Brazil squad to play in the 2013 Toulon Tournament. Centre back Doria, midfielder Gabriel, and promising young striker Vitinho will all get chances to impress in the yellow shirt as they travel to France for the annual youth tournament. The Brazilian youth side will be hoping to improve on a miserable performance in the South American U20 Cup, in which they were eliminated at the group stages. Brazil […]

Apr 102013
Vitinho - Botafogo Stars of the Future

Vitinho is a promising young forward who has previously impressed at youth level with Botafogo, and is now starting to play himself into the senior team at the age of 19. Having been limited for the last two seasons – first to youth football, and then the odd appearance in the Carioca state championships – this could be the season where Vitinho starts to break through and show his considerable talents on a bigger stage. […]