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2015 Women’s World Cup: The Case of Marta, Women’s Football, and Financial (Mis)Fortunes

10 Jun

We all know there is a massive disparity between the money available for women’s football vs men’s football. The Atlantic writer Gwendolyn Oxenham recently published a fantastic article contrasting the fortunes–financial and otherwise–of Brazilian football stars Marta and Neymar. As Oxenham subtitles the article, “One of the nation’s best players makes $15 million a year. The other can’t find a team to sign her.” A tale of woe all too familiar for female footballers the world over. Continue reading

Club Receives Ban For Racism

5 Sep

19fc21ef730fa8ce30041f87b3b91bf06e8faeb0Brazil’s Superior Court of Sporting justice disciplinary committee has banned football club Grêmio from playing in the second leg of their Copa do Brasil tie vs Santos. The club must also pay a $22,300 fine. Why? During the second half of the first match last week, Grêmio fans started shouting abuse and making racist gestures towards Santos keeper Aranha. Continue reading

World Cup 2014 – Group D: Santos Is Where It’s At

3 Jul

Everyone loves Costa Rica! Including legendary football club Santos, who had a special surprise for the Los Ticos players on Wednesday. Continue reading

UPDATED: Call Me Crazy

27 Sep


So reading Twitter first thing in the morning is not only eye opening, but it puts some seriously weird crap in my mind. @pinpanpam shared this cute version of Call Me Maybe that Santos did. @funkyblanco commented that Real Madrid should do a version of Gangnam Style. Immediately, one image sprang to mind as I was casting the video in my head. I called on Maisougio to create it and as usual, she didn’t disappoint. Continue reading

David Villa Update

17 Dec

OUCH x 1,000,000. Poor Guaje. This looks painful as hell. It’s been confirmed by Barca that he will be having surgery on Monday afternoon.  Continue reading

The Daily Drool: Neymar

4 Mar

Striker Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior (born February 5, 1992) plays for Santos F.C. and the Brazilian National Team. He is one of the most sought after young players in the world. A number of European clubs have been chasing him including Real Madrid, Manchester United, Internazionale, Chelsea and Juventus. He has been compared to Pele and Robinho, no mean shakes for a kid of 19. However, he maintains that he wants to stay with Santos.

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