After failing in Europe, Robinho is standing out in Brazil

Robinho’s story as a football player is one that many consider to be one that disappointed as the Brazilian attacker was once hailed as the next Pele but despite performing in some of the best clubs in the world alongside world class players, it still wasn’t enough for Robinho to make consistent performances in Europe as he failed with: Real Madrid, Manchester City and Ac.Milan.


The initial years of Robinho’s career started off in a brilliant way and it seemed like he was destined for greatness as the Brazilian player wore the number 10 jersey, the same one as Pele and at the age of 20, he had already guided Santos to 2 CampeonatoBrasileiroSerie A titles.

Things started to fall apart forRobinho ever since he opted to make a switch to the European League. The Brazilian player started setting his sights to bigger clubs and he eventually went on to join Real Madrid, which was his first top European club that Robinho joined and it wasn’t a complete disaster for him in Real Madrid as he did manage to make a few memorable performances but his problem was his consistency as there were some matches where he stood out but in other instances he was invisible.

When Madrid signed C.Ronaldo in 2009, that marked the end of Robinho in the Spanish club and he later went on to join Manchester City and Ac.Milan but never really managed to find his place.
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PAULO DYBALA MEANS CESC FABREGAS CAN LEAVE

Chelsea FC are reported to be close to signing Juventus play maker Paulo Dybala as incoming manager Anthonio Conte wants to rebuild a team that can contest for titles.


The current manager of the Italian national team is a huge admirer of the Argentine. Dybala is a play maker and a goal scorer who has been key to the success of the Italian giant in recent seasons.

Cesc Fabregas has hinted that he could leave Stamford Bridge in the coming season, especially as he was not comfortable with the way former manager Jose Mourinho left. With the possibility of signing an attractive talent like Dybala, Fabregas might just be on his way out of the club this summer. The player, who Barcelona has let go twice now, has seen his performance drop overtime. With Chelsea signing Belgian player Michy Batshuayi, who has been touted to go the way of Didier Drogba, many more are set to join the club.     Read More

AMERICAN SOCCER STAR RESCUED AFTER KIDNAP

The soccer star who was kidnapped has been rescued by the Mexican police.


The footballer Alan Pulido, who plies his trade with Greek football club Olympiakos, was freed in a tight operation by the security operatives just before midnight on Sunday in the northeast border state of Tamaulipas.

The Mexican star player was earlier kidnapped on Saturday as he left a party a night before. He was at the press conference the next day being Monday to declare his safe status and share his ordeal in the hands of his captors. The 25-year old player wore shorts and a tank top with a bandaged right hand alongside Tamaulipas Governor Egidio Torre Cantu at the press conference.

The player was just very grateful for his life and shared very little details, thanking God for his life multiple times. He declined further questions from reporters until he was driven away in a sports utility vehicle. However, the Tamaulipas security coordination group said in a statement earlier Monday that the rescue occurred shortly before midnight and involved state and federal forces. The police spokesman also mentioned that the victim was rescued in san operation where only one suspect was arrested but he declined to give further details.
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Vladimir Petkovic overlooking Bench Warmers

The Swiss manager Vladimir Petkovic has been overlooking those players who are the bench warmers at the clubs they are at and he is very clear he will continue with that policy even if it means he has to drop the skipper or whoever.


Petkovic recently did not select Gokhan Inler for the friendly matches that Switzerland played around Easter in spite of him being the official skipper of the national team.

According to Petkovic, dropping the captain who has got 89 caps is obviously hard, but, it’s about a player who has not been playing enough no. of games and if there is a policy regarding the team selection, it needs to be implemented on everyone in equal capacity.

Petkovic, however, has refused to close the door on the 31-year old centre half for the Euros and has said he will be welcomed back into the team if earns his place in Leicester’s XI again.

The fact is that a fair bit of the season has passed by and there is just 8 weeks of Football left in the Premiership now and as far as Leicester is concerned, they are totally settled, comfortably placed at no. 1 in the standings. Read More

Robinho might make a return to Brazilian football

Robinho signed a 6 month long contract with the Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande back in July of 2015 and the Brazilian player has managed to score 3 goals in 9 league appearances but his time in Asia is limited to only half a year unless that he decides extend his contract with the team which is being coached by Luiz Felipe Scolari.

A few months ago, back when Robinho was performing for Santos on a loan deal, the Brazilian player stated that he wanted to make a return to Brazil and spend the last few years of his career playing in his homeland. The former player of Ac.Milan now seems to be unsure about his near future.

The 31 year old player said: “I still haven’t decided. I don’t know yet. Now I’m just thinking about resting and enjoying the holidays. When I am playing I don’t have time for anything else. Then, around the 10th or the 15th of January, I will decide if I will stay in Brazil or if I’m going to keep playing abroad.”

Even though it has only been less than a year since Robinho joined the Chinese outfit Guangzhou Evergrande, he has already aided in their journey of lifting the Chinese Super League and also helped them in reaching the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup as they defeated America in the quarter-finals but were eventually knocked out in the semi-finals after facing off with Barcelona. Read More

Robinho suffered yet another disappointment with the national team

Former AC Milan and Real Madrid striker Robinho suffered yet another disappointment with the national team after seeing Brazil get knocked out of the Copa America on penalties to Paraguay.

It was a result that gives huge disappointment to the nation of more than 300 million people. A football frenzied nation, Brazil suffered embarrassing exit at the World Cup 2014 and brought in Dunga in order to compensate for this disappointment. The former World Cup winning captain was given the task of winning the Copa America and he assembled a squad of experience replace – including Robinho – in order to do so.

Yet, although the experience was of no avail as the team suffered a disappointing exit even without reaching the semifinals. Brazil are favourites to reach the final and possibly win it, but losing Neymar in the group stages to a four match suspension proved extremely costly after they failed to find a way past the stubborn Paraguayan defence. Following a 1-1 draw with Paraguay after extra time, the game and into extra time. One of the players who substituted Robinho – Everton Ribeiro – missed his chance during the penalty shootout. Brazil went out of the tournament after a 4-3 loss on penalties. Read More