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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 - On Wednesday, April 12th, Rio's CR Flamengo football (soccer) club faced a must-win situation against Atlético Paranaense (Atlético-PR) in the third round of the 2017 Copa Libertadores Group stage. In...
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...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following this past Sunday's (April 2nd) pivotal final round of the 2017 Taça Rio, local football (soccer) fans finally know who will be facing who in the semi-finals of not...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a busy night for local football (soccer) fans on Wednesday, March 29th, as two of Rio de Janeiro's most popular clubs saw action in the fifth round of...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Seleção (Brazilian national team) winning 3-0 against Paraguay last night, and Uruguay defeating Peru 2-1, Brazil are now 33 points up on the qualifying table for the 2018...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For only the fourth time ever, on Sunday, March 26th, two of Rio's biggest football (soccer) clubs clashed outside the confines of Rio de Janeiro as Flamengo took on Vasco...
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