On his 200th appearance for his club Santos last night, Brazilian international Neymar scored a stunning solo goal to mark the occasion in a 2-2 draw with Atletico Mineiro. Fittingly the man whose crown he is looking to take, Ronaldhino, was on the field when it happened, playing for Atletico Mineiro. The 20-year old striker […]
by Rob Dore “The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.” – Bertrand Russell At the top level of any sport you need to be confident in your own ability. However there is a fine line between confidence and self-delusion. Nicklas Bentdner for example. “Within […]
Here’s Neymar scoring another beautiful solo goal for Santos, this time against Flamengo. Still, you’d be a bit pissed off if you were his team-mate expecting a return pass. The goal was Santos’ second in a 2-0 victory on Wednesday night in the Brasileirão. Don’t forget to check into PPTV for live streaming of Brazilian football.
Football Manchester City’s crocked striker Sergio Aguero could be on a collision course with Roberto Mancini after indicating he wants to play for Argentina against Peru next Tuesday according to the Sun. Aguero was injured in the opening game of the season against Southampton but Mancini gave him permission to travel to Argentina but warned […]
Not content with letting Shane Long and Jonathan Soriano hog the limelight with shocking penalties, Brazilian wonderboy Neymar shows he’s more than capable of shanking it with the best of them (which is John Terry).
By Josh Powell Brazilian super-star Neymar is preparing for the 2012 Olympics surrounded by talk of a move away from Santos. The 20-year-old has had astonishing success in his short career and has that uncanny knack of scoring bags of goals. The stats are mind-blowing and it is no surprise that people are comparing him to […]
(Football Emptiness Anxiety Reflux) By Paul Mallon It’s now less than one month to the start of the new Premier League season. But that’s still four weeks. Wars have been lost in the same time. Hell, this time four weeks ago, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes were still in the throes of wedded passion. Ahem. […]
It’s really quite amazing when you think about all the goals that were scored all over the world that the three best goals of 2011 would be scored by three of the most famous, FIFA loved players. I guess that’s what makes them so good and FIFA so farcical, I mean, good a picking the […]
You probably haven’t heard of Neymar but apparently he’s a decent little player. Stoke have been thinking about making a bid, so we hear. Here’s a goal he scored agaionst Flamengo yesterday I spotted on caughtoffside.com. It’s not bad if you like the whole incredible skill, poise and finishing at high speed sort of thing.