Archive | November 16, 2012

Golazo! Kiros (Paysandu, Brazilian Serie C) scores rocket free-kick from 50 yards

In basketball parlance, this one was hit from DownTown. Brazilian Serie C, Paysandu 2-0 up against Icasa.  Paysandu win a free-kick from all of 50 yards, and up steps Kiros Stânlley Soares Ferraz to fire an unstoppable cannonball into the back of the net! Stayed hit. [jwplayer config=”For-all-videos” mediaid=”259712″]

Can someone in Portugal please remember to fill the electricity meter?! Lights go out during Moreirense – Benfica (Taça de Portugal)

Just as in Braga 10 days ago during Manchester United’s Champions League visit, Friday night’s Taça de Portugal tie between Moreirense and Benfica had to be halted (with the score at 0-1) because the floodlights went out! This led to a period of mass confusion and mild panic as the crowd and players waited around in pitch black darkness. Light was […]

The season’s not over ’til it’s over : Fred & Deco score training-ground Golazos for champions Flu

They may have been crowned 2012 Brasileirao champions last weekend, but there’s no sign of a let-up at Fluminense. Their two biggest stars, Deco and Fred, showed just that with a  golazo apiece at their beachside, palm tree-laden training ground this Friday. [jwplayer config=”For-all-videos” mediaid=”259696″] [jwplayer config=”For-all-videos” mediaid=”259697″]

Hugo Viana starts the scoring in Braga’s Cup win at Pampilhosa

Pampilhosa 1 – Braga 3 (Taça de Portugal, November 16, 2012) Hugo Viana started the scoring with a fizzer from outside the area that spun out of the keeper’s hands and into the top corner. Alan (penalty) and Ze Luis completed the scoring for Braga, in between a strike from Leitao for the home side.