Tag Archives: Brazil
Bruno Fernandes murder

Goalkeeper convicted of brutal murder returns to Brazilian football, prompting outrage

Sent to prison for murdering his ex-girlfriend and feeding her to his dogs, Bruno Fernandes is a free man again. And it didn’t take long for clubs in Brazil to make offers to sign the convicted criminal, as Joshua Law reports… March the 8th each year is International Women’s Day; 24 hours to celebrate, as the […]


Neymar at Barcelona: Brilliant Brazilian’s top 10 defining moments so far

October came bearing good news for Barcelona fans in the form of star forward Neymar signing a new five-year deal that will keep him with the Catalan club until June 2021. The Brazilian told the club’s television station Barça TV that he “feels at home” at Barcelona and that the best thing for him and his family is to […]


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 […]