Browsing Botafogo

Tears of Joy From Clarence Seedorf (Botafogo); Tears of Sadness From Fred (Fluminense)

Posted on 9 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

The final day of the league is always an emotional one – teams get relegated, others win titles, or find themselves playing in the Copa Libertadores. The final matchday of the 2013 Brasileiro was no different – Fluminense, the defending champions, won but couldn’t save themselves from relegation while Fred, the team’s injured star, watching and crying in the stands. Far away from there in Rio de Janeiro, Clarence Seedorf scored the final goal in a Botafogo win, putting them in the Libertadores next season, and bursting into tears himself; tears of joy. More

Dória Is Already One of the Worst Divers in Football

Posted on 8 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

One of the potential future stars of the Brazilian national team is 18-year old defender Dória from Botafogo, generating a lot of interest from big clubs in Europe as well. However, not everything is great about his behavior on the pitch, which includes being caught faking an injury against Gremio that got another player sent off. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Chelsea Trying to Sign Dória

Posted on 26 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

While their manager has spoken more than once about not wanting to add anymore players except for one specific name, Chelsea have launched a bid to try and sign 18-year old Brazilian centre back Dória from Botafogo. More