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.

Great Name, Great Goal: Eye-witness footage of Max Power’s golazo v Crewe

Has there ever been a footballer with a better name than Max Power?! Power, a 19-year midfielder for Tranmere Rovers, scored his first ever professional goal on Boxing Day against Crewe and – as can be expected from his name – it was a beauty. Max Power secured Rovers’ first victory in six League One […]

12 moments that defined 2012 according to FIFA

Lists are everyone as 2012 draws to a close, and Fifa have got in on the act by posting the “12 moments that defined 2012”. The top 12 moments are as follows: 1. Zambia winning their first-ever CAF Africa Cup of Nations title 2. Fabrice Muamba survives a cardiac arrest

[Video] 11-year-old Brazilian wonderkid Cassiano Bouzon is heading to FC Barcelona

Have Barcelona signed 11-year-old Brazilian wonderkid Cassiano Bouzon? The picture is a little foggy. According to conflicting reports, Barcelona have either signed or agreed to sign Cassiano Bouzon from Brazilian club Bahia. The confusion appears to stem from the rule to forbids players from signing to professional clubs until they are 16. So what do we know. Cassiano Bouzon […]

Leaked! Manchester United’s home shirt for 2013/14

Is this really the new Manchester United home top for next season? The attached picture surfaced on the internet on Thursday, and has since been passed around several websites and social media platforms as the buzz grows over what may be the Red Devils’ home jersey for 2013/14. There are several observations about the (alleged) […]

Picture: The front of Marca today says Gareth Bale is Real Madrid’s summer priority

Following Gareth Bale’s hat-trick against Aston Villa on Wednesday, the front page of Madrid’s leading sports newspaper Marca splashes with the Tottenham forward today. Marca claim Bale is Real Madrid’s summer “priority” and that the Spanish giants have told Spurs to inform them of any major offer for the Welsh flyer. Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy […]

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