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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late Tuesday, May 23rd, Rio's Clube de Regatas Flamengo and Spain's Real Madrid announced that they have reached an agreement to transfer the rights of Flamengo's 16-year-old forward, Vinícius Júnior,...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, May 21st, at Nilton Santos stadium, Rio's Botafogo football (soccer) club earned its first win in the 2017 Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão), Série A, defeating Campinas' Ponte Preta, 2-0. In...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Local football (soccer) fans had a full slate of games this past weekend as Rio's big four football clubs returned to the pitch for the opening round of the 2017...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a wild night for local football (soccer) fans yesterday, May 7th, as Rio's two most popular football (soccer) clubs, Flamengo and Fluminense, faced off at iconic Maracanã Stadium...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - And then there were two. On Sunday, April 30th, Rio de Janeiro's top two football (soccer) clubs, Flamengo and Fluminense, faced off at iconic Maracanã Stadium in the first of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the latest sales figures for the sixty Brazilian football (soccer) teams that compete in Series A, B, and C of the Campeonato Brasileiro, Rio's CR Flamengo has the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a busy weekend at iconic Maracanã Stadium as Rio's big four clubs took the pitch to battle for one of two coveted spots in the 2017 Campeonato Carioca...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, April 16th, at Nilton Santos Stadium (Engenhão) Vasco shutout Botafogo 2-0 to win the 2017 Taça Rio, the second stage of the Campeonato Carioca. With goals from Douglas...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late Friday, April 7th, the Orlando Pride of the U.S.'s National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced that it had just reached an agreement with Brazilian superstar football (soccer) player Marta...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the most drawn out behind-the-scenes football (soccer) storylines in recent memory may have finally reached its conclusion late Wednesday (April 5th) as local news reports that French media...
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