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  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Friday July 19, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Friday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. We have money to buy Lionel Messi: PSG warn Barcelona Paris SaintGermain president Sheikh Nasser AlKhelaifi has sensationally stated that he might try to sign Barcelona's Lionel Messi...
  • Flamengo in bid for Bologna defender Roger Carvalho April 8, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Flamengo are reportedly preparing a deal to secure Brazilian centreback Roger Carvalho from Italian Serie A outfit Bologna. The Rio de Janeiro club has sought the player's agent, Eduardo Uram, to negotiate a deal in the European summer transfer window, reports Xinhua. Carvalho played under current Flamengo boss Jorginho...
  • Brazil World Cup winner named Flamengo coach March 18, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian football giants Flamengo have named 1994 World Cup-winning right-back Jorginho as their new coach. The 48-year-old replaces Dorival Junior, who was sacked on Saturday after reportedly refusing to accept a pay cut, reports Xinhua. "Jorginho is widely respected for his great international experience and history at this...
  • Brazilian footballer jailed for murdering ex-girlfriend March 9, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian footballer Bruno Fernandes de Souza has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for ordering the murder of his former girlfriend in an attempt to avoid paying child support. On Wednesday, Fernandes broke down as he admitted to planning the murder of Eliza Samudio, who was...
  • Flamengo approach Milan for Robinho December 25, 2012

    Rio de Janeiro?: Three Flamengo directors met AC Milan vice president Adriano Galliani to discuss a potential deal for Brazil striker Robinho. The Brazilian club's intention is to pay 38 million reais ($18.5 million) for the 28yearold, in instalments, and give him a monthly salary of one million reais ($485,000), reports...
  • Former Portugal striker Liedson joins Flamengo August 3, 2012

    Rio de Janeiro: Former Portugal striker Liedson has signed a deal with Brazilian Serie A club Flamengo until the end of the 2013 season. Liedson's management company Think Ball & Sports Consulting confirmed an agreement had been reached between club and player on its Twitter account Thursday, reports Xinhua. The signing comes...
  • Striker Adriano locked up in hotel to lose weight February 9, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Corinthians are keeping former Brazil star Adriano at the team's hotel and are ordering him to go on a strict diet to try to get the striker back in shape. The team said on Wednesday that Adriano will have to stay inside the hotel at the team's headquarters at...
  • ExInter striker Adriano reveals Flamengo desire April 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Adriano recently agreed to mutually rescind his contract with Inter. The player, believed to be suffering from depression, is taking a break from football, perhaps permanently. Nonetheless, he has been linked with a move to a number of sides. His agent, Gilmar Rinaldi, has ruled out that the player...
  • Zico blasts FIFA ruling on Club World Cup December 19, 2007

    Rio De Janeiro: Former Brazil captain Zico reacted angrily on Tuesday after FIFA apparently declined to recognise the Flamengo side in which he played as world club champions in 1981. "It's another of those controversies involving players, supporters and the media which are decided by people sitting in an office,"...