ROBINHO

  • Neymar will be the world's best, says Brazilian Ronaldo December 1, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Brazil football great Ronaldo said that the country's national team lacked talent, but "it is just a matter of time" before Barcelona star Neymar becomes the "world's best player". "Cristiano Ronaldo and (Lionel) Messi are the best right now, but Neymar has come a long way. The move to...
  • Dunga picks Robinho for Argentina match September 17, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: Brazil coach Dunga has called up Robinho for the team's friendly matches against Argentina and Japan next month. The striker had been left out of Dunga's team for friendlies earlier this month against Colombia and Ecuador but was later added to the squad after Hulk got injured. Brazil will...
  • Robinho on verge of returning to Santos August 6, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Former Brazil football star Robinho is close to returning to his former club Santos on a yearlong loan from Italian giants AC Milan. The Brazilian outfit has reportedly offered the 30yearold a monthly salary of $220,000 plus bonuses for marketing and image rights, reports Xinhua. "There has been considerable...
  • Teenager Berardi scores four as Sassuolo stun AC Milan January 13, 2014

    Milan: Nineteenyearold forward Domenico Berardi scored four quickfire goals to give Sassuolo a 43 win over AC Milan on Sunday after they overturned an early twogoal deficit against the seventimes European champions. Berardi became the first player in Serie A's 85year history to score four goals against Milan in a league...
  • Santos in talks with AC Milan over Robinho move December 26, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Santos have resumed talks with AC Milan over a deal to repatriate their former idol Robinho. Rossoneri vice president Adriano Galliani is due to fly to Sao Paulo "in the coming days" to meet with Santos president Odilio Rodrigues, Xinhua cited from the sports website Lancenet on...
  • Coach denies AC Milan players arrived late for training November 26, 2013

    Milan: AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has denied that a handful of players failed to show up on time for Sunday's training session. "There's false news doing the rounds," he told a news conference in Glasgow on the eve of Tuesday's Champions League tie at Celtic. "It's completely untrue that five...
  • 'Chile killer' Robinho gives Brazil 21 win November 20, 2013

    Robinho came off the bench to head home the winner in Brazil's 21 victory over Chile on Tuesday, taking his personal tally to nine against their South American rivals and boosting his chances of playing at next year's World Cup finals. Robinho, who has now scored one more goal against Chile...
  • Robinho poised for Brazil recall October 31, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: AC Milan winger Robinho is set to replace Diego Costa in Brazil's squad to play Honduras and Chile in international friendlies next month, according to media reports. Brazilborn Costa has been cut from the Selecao squad after signing an official document expressing his wish to represent his adopted...
  • Adriano Galliani confirms Robinho staying at Milan July 13, 2013

    Milan: AC Milan vicepresident Adriano Galliani has confirmed that negotiations with Santos over the sale of Robinho have broken down and that the player is "delighted" to be staying where he is, according to espnfc.com. Despite hinting that a deal could still be struck with Santos, Galliani now accepts that Robinho...
  • Robinho wants Santos return, says Galliani July 7, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: AC Milan winger Robinho has told the Italian Serie A football club that he wants to return to Brazilian outfit Santos. The Rossoneri are understood to have lowered their asking price to eight million euros from 10 million euros in a bid to strike a deal before the...
  • Tevez uncertain about his future June 18, 2013

    Carlos Tevez continues to remain under the shadows of uncertainty. The Argentine striker is in a precarious state as to which club his future lies in. "I really don't know anything about my future," the striker told Radio Cooperativa in Argentina. I have to wait for news. I am on vacation and...
  • Striker Robinho pledges future to AC Milan April 19, 2013

    Rome: Robinho will stay with AC Milan next season and would like to complete 10 years at the Serie A club, the Brazil striker said on Friday. "I want to finish the season on a positive note, play well next season and then it will be time to renew," the Gazzetta...
  • Juventus hope to show Serie A supremacy over AC Milan April 19, 2013

    Rome: AC Milan desperately need a win to revive their hopes of direct qualification for the Champions League. Juventus haven't beaten Milan in Serie A since 2011 and want to demonstrate their supremacy as they march toward a second consecutive Italian title. With their last two meetings decided by questionable...
  • AC Milan hoping to keep Robinho or Pato December 31, 2012

    Milan: AC Milan are still hoping to keep at least one of their two unsettled Brazilian strikers, Alexandre Pato and Robinho, club president Silvio Berlusconi said in a radio interview on Monday. Pato is involved in negotiations for a move to world club champions Corinthians and Robinho has also been...
  • 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...
  • Robinho could stay at Milan, says Berlusconi December 9, 2012

    Milan: AC Milan football club president Silvio Berlusconi said Robinho "is changing his mind" about leaving Milan for a return to Brazil, and therefore could stay with Rossoneri. The Brazil star has been repeatedly linked with a January return to Santos, and Corinthians and Flamengo are also reportedly interested in...
  • AC Milan not to sell Robinho and Alexandre Pato December 4, 2012

    Milan: AC Milan football club vice president Adriano Galliani said Monday the club has no plans to sell Robinho or Alexandre Pato in January. Robinho has been rumoured in connection with a return to his former club Santos, while Pato recently cast doubt over his future by insisting he wanted...
  • Neymar urges Robinho to return to Brazil December 2, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Neymar has added his voice to calls for AC Milan winger Robinho to return to Brazilian football club Santos in the new year. Speaking after scoring twice in Santos' 31 victory over Palmeiras in their seasonending Brazilian championship match Saturday, Neymar did not hide his desire to see...
  • Robinho could return to play against Cagliari September 25, 2012

    Milan: Former Real Madrid striker Robinho returned to training after a brief injury stint and should be available for AC Milan's game against Cagliari on Wednesday. The Italian giants will be looking for their first home win of the campaign in midweek after losses to Sampdoria and Atalanta, plus a 00...
  • Injured Robinho ruled out for a month August 29, 2012

    Rome: AC Milan announced that their Brazilian striker Robinho has suffered a leg injury and could be rested for up to a month. A statement by the Italian Serie A club said tests had shown a firstdegree strain in the right thigh during Sunday's MilanSampdoria match. "The recovery time is expected...
  • Robinho on target as Brazil defeat Ireland March 3, 2010

    London: Robinho scored one goal and set up the other on his return to England as he led fivetimes world champions Brazil to a 20 win over Ireland in a friendly at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. Brazil took the lead when a cross by striker Robinho from the right was...
  • Robinho joins Santos on loan from Man City January 28, 2010

    Manchester: Manchester City forward Robinho has joined Brazilian club Santos on a sixmonth loan. The Brazil international will return to City on August 4 and his wages and bonuses will be paid by Santos during the loan. City manager Roberto Mancini said Thursday that "Robinho is someone who needs to be playing...
  • Barcelona moves for Fabregas, Robinho dubbed CR10 October 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Barcelona will make a move to try and prise Robinho away from Manchester City in January and then add Cesc Fabregas to their squad next summer, according to a report. El Mundo Deportivo have mimicked Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo's 'CR9' nickname by giving the move for the Premier Leaguebased...
  • ManCity can be as good as Real, Barca: Robinho July 27, 2009

    The Brazilian striker was City's first major signing under the new regime, with the 25yearold moving from Madrid last summer for a British record fee of 32.5 million. The club have since added Gareth Barry, Roque Santa Cruz, Carlos Tevez and Emmanuel Adebayor to the team, and Robinho feels they can...
  • Brazil beat Italy 20 in London friendly February 11, 2009

    London: Manchester City duo Robinho and Elano scored for Brazil in a classy 20 victory over world champion Italy, who had two goals disallowed at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. Italy's first loss under coach Marcello Lippi since 2004 denied him a world record 32nd successive match without defeat. The English Premier League...
  • Scolari still keen on bringing Robinho to Chelsea November 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Luiz Felipe Scolari may have missed out on signing Robinho during the summer, but the Chelsea manager has revealed that the club's doors "are always open" to the Manchester City star. When the news broke in August that Robinho was desperate to leave Real Madrid and try his hand...
  • Man City fans treat me like Maradona: Robinho November 8, 2008

    London: Brazilian superstar Robinho is overjoyed at the treatment he has received from the fans at Manchester City. Manchester City have a host of fine attacking players. Benjani, Jo and Darius Vassell are now all fit again and performing well. Shaun WrightPhillips has been on fire since returning from Chelsea, and...
  • Brazil let Robinho play Real decider June 16, 2007

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil have agreed that Robinho can play in Real Madrid's league title decider after the Spanish club apologised for not letting him train with his country. Real will take the championship for the first time in four years if they beat midtable Real Mallorca at home on Sunday. In...
  • Real won't get Robinho for decider June 13, 2007

    Rio De Janeiro: Brazil will not release Robinho to play for Real Madrid in Sunday's Spanish League decider but have asked him instead to join their Copa America training camp immediately. "The Brazilian Football Confederation's position is that we are not releasing the player and we are going to exercise our...