…um gringo em busca do futebol brasileiro

…Finding Football in Brasil. Bom Dia. It shouldn’t be hard to find football in what is considered to be the home or at least the heartbeat of our beautiful game and on most given days of the week when the sun is shining and the weather appears from paradise it most certainly wouldn’t be. TurnContinue reading “…um gringo em busca do futebol brasileiro”

Theatre and Dreams

Once upon a time in Manchester. Growing up in London and supporting Queens Park Rangers throughout the 90’s had its challenges. The Premier League gate-crashed English Football and before you knew it we had Frenchmen and South Americans doing things with the Football that we could only dream. Along with this new elaboration of theContinue reading “Theatre and Dreams”

Futsal

Origins of the Modern Game. If we speak of the nurturing nature of Mother Soccer who first springs to mind other than the wonderous delights of Brasil? Famed for the canary yellow jerseys of the “Selecao” and known for their flamboyance and conveyable ability to churn out elaborated and genius modern day footballers, its hardContinue reading “Futsal”

Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon…The Man, The Myth, The Legend. Paul Pogba once quoted ‘Gigi is simply number one’ and who would argue. It’s hard to escape the colossal magnitude that emanates from the mere mention of the Italian shot stoppers name, let alone the sheer dominance that he has held over the Azzuri’s number one spot forContinue reading “Buffon”

Cassano

“Il Gioiello di Bari Vecchia” This story as the title suggests begins in the Southern Italian city of Bari and in particular the San Nicola district of Bari Vecchia. This is where the subject of this article was born and raised, playing football amongst the cobbled streets and gaining that ever so present ability toContinue reading “Cassano”

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