Tag Archives: Brazil

Generation Next: Gabriel Barbosa among 5 top young South American talents to keep an eye on in 2016

A New Year brings new time to shine for up and coming young players, and at Just Football we’re always on the lookout for the next big thing. As part of a #GenerationNext special here are five of the top young South American talents to keep an eye on in 2016… 1) Erik Age: 21 // Club: […]

Pele, Charles and 1958: When Wales took on the World

Wales clinched their first ever European Championship qualification despite defeat in Bosnia-Herzegovina, with results elsewhere conspiring to seal their place. Amid wild and triumphant scenes both in Bosnia and in the subsequent, celebratory home match with Andorra, Chris Coleman’s team – a mixture of star quality and Welsh grit – secured their place in their […]

International break injuries

International, Break: Manchester City and Newcastle among clubs hit hardest by international injuries

The international break tends to get a mixed response from fans. A disruption to domestic football is nothing more than an irritating inconvenience for some, whilst others appreciate the chance to see their favourite players performing on the international stage. Most fans will agree, however, that there are few things more frustrating than seeing your […]


Top Five Most Followed Footballers on Instagram

Today marks a landmark in the history of photo sharing mobile app Instagram, as the platform celebrates its fifth birthday. The app has grown to become a phenomenon in recent times – nine months ago 300 million active users visited the platform monthly and that number has grown to 400 million since, a quite rapid rate of […]


Generation Next: Gabriel Boschilia – Introducing AS Monaco’s new young Brazilian talent

#GenerationNext is a regular series on Just Football in which we profile the best up-and-coming young players in world football you need to know about. After Reece Oxford we’re heading to Brazil for the latest addition to our selection of young talents. In partnership with Wyscout, one of the world’s leading scouting platforms, here’s all you need […]


Generation Next: Meet Gerson – Fluminense’s young Brazilian prodigy tracked by Barcelona and Roma

#GenerationNext is a regular feature on Just Football tracking the best young players in world football and the next big stars you need to know about. Next in the series, Brazilian football writer Gordon Fleetwood profiles Gerson – the young Brazilian prodigy attracting interest from Barcelona and AS Roma… Name: Gerson Santos da Silva Date […]


Generation Next: Robert Kenedy Nunes – Introducing Chelsea’s New Brazilian Wonderkid

Generation Next is a regular feature on Just Football in which we track and profile the best young players in the world, the exciting young prospects you need to know about. Robert Kenedy Nunes is a player we first highlighted two years ago on Just Football. Now he’s off to Chelsea as part of a […]

Argentina 22 years of hurt

22 Years, 6 Finals, 6 Defeats: Argentina Lose Another Final As Agonising Wait Continues

“The pain is too much” a devastated, drained Javier Mascherano told gathered media after Argentina’s crushing Copa America 2015 final defeat on penalties, a loss that hands Chile their first Copa America title in history. Like his international team-mate Lionel Messi Mascherano won the treble at Barcelona this season. He’s used to winning trophies. And […]