Brazilian legend improves his chances of making the Brazil squad by securing Turkish move
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Saturday 22 August 2009
Thursday 25 June 2009
A proposed trial at Manchester United for Douglas Costa will not go ahead according to reports today.
Friday 22 May 2009
Off-form Ronaldinho was left out of Brazil's squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers and the Confederations Cup.
Monday 04 May 2009
Internazionale coach Jose Mourinho turned on the fans who jeered his players during Saturday's 2-0 victory over Lazio.
Friday 27 March 2009
Saturday 31 January 2009
Brazilian-Japanese fusion cuisine? No, I've never heard of it either. Pacific Rim cuisine, yes. French-Hawaiian cooking, sure. Anglo-Thai-Vietnamese, OK. But combining the food of Rio and Tokyo on the same menu seems bizarre. Brazil has given the world's restaurants enormous slabs of seared meat, cassava and a bean stew called feijoada in whose black depths disgusting porky intestines can be found lurking. Japan, by contrast, deals in sushi, sashimi, miso, tofu and soy, and emphasises subtlety and visual delicatesse in its toy dishes. The food cultures couldn't be more different. Yoking them together is like persuading Ronaldinho to consort with the comic-strip heroine from an anime film. But I'm told that Sao Paolo houses the largest Japanese population after Japan itself, that it's a century since the first immigrants arrived and that Liberdade (or Japan Town) is crammed with cleverly adapted sushi joints. Some form of mongrel cuisine has clearly become popular in the south American metropolis. What can it be like?
Thursday 15 January 2009
The €100m (£91m) which Manchester City have offered for Milan's Kaka would be tempting for any club, even one whose owner, the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, has a personal fortune of $9.4bn (£6.4bn). But Milan's change of heart about a player previously described by Berlusconi as "not for sale at any price" is not solely about money.
Tuesday 06 January 2009
David Beckham made his long-awaited AC Milan debut today as the Serie A giants beat Hamburg 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in Dubai.
Wednesday 24 December 2008
Not surprisingly, the Olympics dominated your reading of the sports pages this year.
Wednesday 24 December 2008
The transfer market provided the most fevered reading for football fans on the Independent website this year.
Tuesday 09 December 2008
Friday 28 November 2008
Wednesday 26 November 2008
The Portsmouth manager, Tony Adams, fears the hungry understudies to the stars at mighty Milan might be the biggest threat to his team's ambition of winning the "most prestigious game this club will ever play" tomorrow night.
Tuesday 25 November 2008
Portsmouth manager Tony Adams fears the hungry understudies to the stars at mighty AC Milan might be the biggest threat to his team's ambition of winning the "most prestigious game this club will ever play" on Thursday might.
Friday 31 October 2008
Ronaldinho will share free kick-taking duties with David Beckham when the England midfielder joins AC Milan on loan from Los Angeles Galaxy in January.
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