Túlio Maravilha (43, Botafogo) scores his 994th & 995th goals (by his count)

Brazilian cult hero Túlio Maravilha edged ever closer to his dream of 1,000 career goals with a brace of penalties against Rio Branco in Botafogo’s pre-season friendly on Friday, taking him to 995. Túlio Maravilha is quite the character. He claims to be the ‘highest scoring player in activity in world football’, having amassed the […]

Egypt ease to 2-0 win in Qatar

Qatar 0 – Egypt 2 (International friendly, December 28th, 2012) Ahmad El-Sayed and Mohamed Nagy got the goals for The Pharaohs.

Tulio Maravilha (Botafogo) misses an absolute sitter; 995 goals and counting

43 year old Tulio Maravilha has been banging them in since the 80’s. He’s closing in on the 1000 goal mark after scoring two penalties in Botafogo’s 4-1 friendly win over Rio Branco. After signing for Botafogo in the summer Tulio hopes to reach the incredible landmark with the club he’s had great success at […]

Heskey scores but Newcastle Jets lose 3-2 at Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory 3 – Newcastle Jets 2 (A-League, December 28, 2012) Marco Rojas opened the scoring with a cracker. And Archie Thompson made it 2-0 on the stroke of half-time. Ruben Zadkovich and Emile Heskey brifly brought Newcastle level only for Marco Rojas to win it a minute after the equaliser with another Golazo.

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