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Gabriel Barbosa leading Flamengo to success
09:00 Thursday 14th November 2019

Long is the list of South American and, in particular, Brazilian players who have conquered the world. In addition to winning fans in foreign lands, they remain adored at home and inspire coming generations. It's therefore understandable…

Is Gabriel Barbosa ready for European football?
12:00 Wednesday 12th June 2019

Gabriel Barbosa's first crack at European football ended in disaster. Much was expected from the promising forward when Inter splashed around £25 million on him in 2016. He drowned in expectations and was offloaded after…

World Cup
Paolo Guerrero: the old dog who still knows a few tricks
08:00 Thursday 21st June 2018

Two continents are all I can handle. Really, not even that. At a given point, I can’t tell you what’s happening with the Allsvenskan or Ukrainian Premier League. Obviously, I’ve heard of Shakhtar Donetsk and Malmo, but their…

Rest Of The World
2018 Copa Libertadores Round-up: Group Stage match day 2
19:00 Sunday 18th March 2018

The 2018 Copa Libertadores second week is in the books. Here is a quick review of the results, as well as the biggest takeaways from recent action. Match Day 2 results Tuesday, March 13 Club Country Score Club Country Atletico Tucuman (Argentina)…

What's so special about Brazil teenager Vinicius Junior?
11:00 Wednesday 13th September 2017

Brazilian youngster, Vinicius Junior is being heralded as the next big superstar to come out of his country. We find out what's so special about this 17-year-old that made Real Madrid splurge £38m for his services. The football world was thrown…

Real Madrid spend obscene money on 16-year-old Vinicius Junior!
13:30 Thursday 25th May 2017

It was announced earlier this week that Real Madrid had secured a deal for 16-year-old Brazilian prospect Vinicius Junior from Flamengo. The rumoured fee is believed to be a staggering £38.7m. That's not a misplaced decimal point, your read…

Youth Scout
One For The Future – Adryan Tavares
14:15 Tuesday 16th October 2012

This week our youth scout gives us the lowdown on Brazil's next young talent, Adryan Tavares. The Facts: Name: Adryan TavaresAge: 18Nationality: BrazilianClub: FlamengoPosition: Attacking Midfielder The Lowdown: Adryan Tavares is just 18 years…