South American Soccer Players

Brazilian teenager Dodo will join Manchester United

10 years ago Jeffrey 2
Dodo will likely join Manchester United in the January transfer window in 2010 for a reported fee of 6 million euros. He started playing in Cruzeiro at 11 years old, then moved to Corinthians in 2007 where he plays defender. As of this writing, Corinthians currently sits in the 7th place in the Brazilian Serie Read More

The Young Diego Maradona

10 years ago Jeffrey 2
Diego Maradona was destined for greatness in the field of football. Let me be specific with that. He was not that great outside of football, a life filled with controversy – drugs and producing illegitimate children. Anyway, as a young boy Maradona was already showing greatness that would etched his name on the record books Read More

Video of Robinho as an 8 year old boy

10 years ago Jeffrey 0
This video i found on Youtube is a short documentary/interview of Robinho. This was produced by Nike, so most likely, a video ad. The footage of him as a boy was taken in June 1992 when he was 8 years old. The boy part was only shown in the early part, and the rest just Read More

Lucas Leiva

10 years ago Jeffrey 2
Brazilian Lucas Leiva signed for Liverpool in July 2007. He also holds an Italian passport, but chose to play for Brazil. He is nephew of former Brazilian soccer player Leivinha. Lucas is the youngest player ever to win the Bola de Ouro. The kid will do well in the coming years. Quick Profile: Full name: Read More

Kalani, 6 year old Brazilian Football Wonder

10 years ago Jeffrey 0
I found a video on Youtube about a Brazilian, 5 years old at the time in the video. He is really good for his age. He even knows how to bend a ball. His favorite team is Flumininse, a club from Brazil. His favorite player is Ronaldinho. He is a really good finisher, but he Read More

Pato, the next Pele?

10 years ago Jeffrey 5
Pato as he is popularly called has been touted as the next Pele. Hhhhmm, that remains to be seen. But right now, those worthy to be called as the “next Pele” are Kaka and Ronaldo (of Portugal). Read More