Lucas Leiva

  • Liverpool's Lucas handed Brazil recall September 27, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has recalled Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva for next month's friendlies against South Korea and Zambia. Lucas has not played for the Selecao since their 20 victory over Egypt in November 2011, reports Xinhua. "Today the feeling is like when I got my first...
  • Liverpool's Lucas returns after threemonth absence November 29, 2012

    London: Liverpool's influential midfielder Lucas Leiva is set to return to firstteam action at the weekend after a threemonth absence with a thigh injury, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday. The Brazil international has not played for the Premier League club since August 26 after suffering the injury in the warmup...
  • Leiva relishing Champions League atmosphere September 16, 2009

    Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is relishing the prospect of a typically exciting Champions League atmosphere at Anfield on Wednesday night, when unfancied Hungarian outfit Debrecen are the visitors in the opening game of the group stage of this season's competition. He is also hoping that Rafa Benititez's current side can emulate...