Brazilian legend CAFU has been presented with a Kwara United jersey by Lucas Alves in Brazil. Lucas joined Kwara United last summer from Seahorses LA and is presently on holiday after the conclusion of the NPFL season. Although the dazzling winger finds it difficult to cope with conditions in Nigeria, he was able to showcase his talent in a few games.
Brazil has produced so many great football players over the past 100 years. Some great football players have played for Brazil at international level. The likes of Ronaldinho and Pele have represented the Brazilian national team. This is why Brazil have won the FIFA World Cup title on five different occasions.
Well, it is normal for footballers to have nicknames by which they are referred to alternatively, however their real names still remain their major way of identification. For instance, Kanu Nwankwo was nicknamed 'Papilo,' Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was nicknamed 'The Baby-faced Assasin,' Roberto Baggio was nicknamed 'The Divine Ponytail' and Alex Morgan was nicknamed 'Baby Horse.'
Photo Credit: Getty Images Full-backs aren't known for making headlines with their on-field performances. Their job, though, is just as essential, if not greater, than that of everyone else on the field. The role of fullbacks has changed throughout time. Their traditional job was to guard the center defenders and hinder the opponent from attacking in broad areas.
The modern game of football has been a universal means of relationship among countries of the World from different continents, especially the notable and highly respected FIFA World Cup been played at an interval of four years. In the history of this reputable competition, there has been only one player who has featured in three consecutive finals, which is no other person than Marcos Evangelista de Morris professionally known as Cafu.
When we are talking about the top the top teams in the world, there is no way we wouldn't talk about Real Madrid and Barcelona.
On Tuesday the, 2nd of March, 2021, it was reported on different Sports media outlets that Pirelli, an Italian multinational company involved in the manufacturing of tyres for motorcycles, cars and other vehicles will not be the sponsors of Italian Club-side, Inter Milan next season the (2021/2022 Football Season). This will
3 Things Chelsea Fans Need To Know About Jules Koundés, The Sevilla Star Close To A Move To Chelsea.
1. He Is Nicknamed 'Cafu' By His Teammates. According to Sevilla star Diego Carlos, Jules Koundés is nicknamed Cafu by his Sevilla teammates. Cafu is the legendary Brazilian defender who is known as the best right-back of all time and Koundés is being compared to him due to their similar playing style.
The Full back position is now a more important role in modern day football than it now was back in the day. The likes of Roberto Carlos and Cafu have laid down a legacy for other full backs as they now attack and defend at the same time,bombing down the flanks. Full backs consists of both Right and Left back but our main focus in this article is the left back position. There are fewer natural left backs in the world but that doesnt mean we don't have a pack of professional world class left backs. Nowadays,they
There was once a time, when fullbacks were considered the worst player on the team, with a limited influence on the game from an attacking viewpoint, whilst having one main job – stop the opposition wide midfielder. Jamie Carragher once famously quoted that fullbacks were either failed wingers or failed centre-backs. However, Over the past couple of decades, the role of the fullback has become paramount to a team’s success. And in some instances, the fullbacks have become one of the most important positions
Check them out... 6.Carles Puyol Former Barca player is regarded as one of the best defenders of all time having shown what hes made of with Spain and Barcelona. 5. Roberto Carlos Roberto Carlos played for Brazilian giants Palmeiras, Internazionale Milan and Real Madrid, and has win several individual awards like UEFA Club Defender of the year (2002, 2003), UEFA Team of the Year (2002, 2003) and he was even a runner-up for the Ballon dOr back in 2002. 4. Cafu Cafu is considered one of the best full-backs in
In this article we will be writing briefly about Cafu and Roberto Carlos all-time statistics Former professional footballer Roberto Carlos now serves as a football ambassador in Brazil.He began his career as a forward in Brazil, but spent the majority of his time as a left back, earning the title of
Before I start listing they greatest in the world,let me enlighten you on who a defender is and there role. A defender primary job is to deny penetration.the defender does this by preventing the attacker from either passing forward, dribbling towards the goal or shooting. He Are The Top 5 Greatest: 5 Bobby Moore:Probably England's greatest ever player. His tackles versus Brazil at the 1970 World Cup really are the stuff of leg 4 Cafu:The only player to feature in three consecutive World Cup finals, winning two
There are some talented players that are from Brazil who are playing in different Leagues and Clubs, some of these players are regarded as one of the best in the world because of how talented they are, the Brazil National team once had top players like Ronaldinho, Kaka, Pele, Roberto
Roberto Carlos and Cafu are one of the greatest defenders in football history.Roberto Carlos was famous for Playing for real Madrid, while Cafu Played for Roma and Milan.In this article we shall see the statistics of both defenders.
Among all the football managers we know today, lots of football fans will recognize who Ancelotti is, as he's one of the greatest managers in football today. With the range of players we have today, there are some players he sees as his best eleven and these players are selected as one per wing/position, which means out of all the players in the world (both active and retired), there are those he has seen performed better than the others. These players are eleven in total and majority of them are retired players
Remember Brazilian Former Footballer Cafu, See How He Looks Now. Marcos Evangelista de Morais, popularly known as Cafu, is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a defender during his playing time. He was born on 7th June 1970 (age 50 years) in Itaquaquecetuba, State of São Paulo, Brazil. Cafu who was born in Itaquaquecetuba, State of São Paulo, Brazil started his football career during his youth in 1988 were he played for São Paulo. Cafu has also played for many big football club which
In this article we will be on the greatest all time Xi in the history of football Here are names of the xi for each position Goalkeeper: Iker Casillas, Defenders: Cafu, Cannavaro, Maldini, Carlos, Midfielders: Pirlo, Zinedine Zidane, Xavi Hernandez, Left & Right wingers: Lionel Messi & Christiano Ronaldo, Forward: Ronaldo Pirlo is an Italian professional football manager and former player, currently the Seria A Team Juventus head coach, playing in the top division of Seria A Italian Football. Christiano Ronaldo
How I decide my tactics with Ronaldo, Carlos & Cafu in my team, Former Brazil Coach Scolari reveals.
Luiz Felipe Scolari's World Cup winning Squad in 2002, is definitely one of the most talented National team squad in history.Dellyma Ronaldo, Kaka, Ronaldinho, Adriano, Roberto Carlos, and Cafu are part of this talented Samba Boys squad.The Former Chelsea Manager however reflects on his time as Brazil Coach.
There are some Brazilian footballers that will not be forgotten in the history of football, they would always be remembered for their great achievements and contribution to the game of football. It is no doubt that some of the players are talented. Brazil footballers are very different and unique. They are very skillful and brave. They so much love the game of football and also take is very seriously. Brazilians do excel very well in football. Here are the 12 Brazilian footballers that will always be remembered