Brazil: Wins for Vasco, Sport, Coritiba, Gremio & Internacional

Vasco 4 – Nautico 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 6, 2012) Alecsandro, Felipe (golazo) and Juninho Pernambucano put Vasco 3-0 up. Martinez pulled one back before Alecsandro added the fourth for Vasco. Araujo pulled one back for Nautico on 89. Sport Recife 2 – Palmeiras 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 6, 2012) Marquinhos Paraná’s opener was levelled for […]

Kashima Antlers & Shimizu advance in the Japanese cup

Albirex Niigata 0 – Kashima Antlers 1 (Nabisco Cup, June 6, 2012) An outstanding 86th minute header from Yuya Osako settled the cup tie. Consadole Sapporo 0 – Shimizu S-Pulse 4 (Nabisco Cup, June 6, 2012) Two goals in the first five minutes from Yosuke Kawai and Ki Je Lee put Shimizu in the box seat. Goals from Hideki Ishige […]

The DJ goal celebration: Marcello Matrone (HIK) v AC Vantaa

Does the name Marcello Matrone ring a bell? It should do. Playing in the Finnish third division for HIK, Brazilian striker Marcello Matrone has established himself as a world-wide viral smash after repeatedly producing outlandish, pop-cultured, music-inspired goal celebrations. His legacy is already pretty long: we’ve had the Shakira “Waka Waka” celebration, the Amy Winehouse celebration, the Lady Gaga celebration, as well as his Guns […]

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