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Watch Out For Brazil

What ever happened to the Brazil of a decade ago? The mesmerising ingenuity of a nation born on football has slowly tarnished over the years. But if there’s one thing (apart from the assumed gold medal) that they can take from the Olympic football tournament, it’s that they are back – and they are here … Continue reading

The Top Five Youngsters of 2011

For most, this article will seem more of a revision session than an enlightening piece into who to watch in 2012. For those who are new to The Youth Radar, you may already of heard of some of these names, but I can guarantee you’ll hear a lot more about these boys in the coming … Continue reading

Neymar’s Stunning Performance Marred By Racism

Teen sensation Neymar provided a stunning spectacle for the Emirates crowd on Sunday, only to have a banana thrown at him later in the game. Neymar scored both goals in Brazil’s 2-0 win over Scotland including one from the penalty spot. The Scottish FA have denied any racism took place although a Brazilian TV Channel … Continue reading

Brazil Thrash Uruguay to Win Under 20 Title

I made predictions that Brazil would beat Uruguay to win this year’s under 20 South American Championship, but I didn’t ever see Brazil beating them by this margin! Brazil put six past Uruguay without reply, including a stunning hat-trick from one of the stars of the tournament, Lucas. Brazil booked their place in the London … Continue reading

Brazil vs Uruguay – Winner Takes All

Tomorrow sees the penultimate round of games in this year’s South American Under 20 Championship with Uruguay and Brazil battling it out for the title. Uruguay defeated Argentina 1-0 on Wednesday to keep themselves in top place with Brazil just a point behind them. Uruguay’s shock win against the Argentinians came courtesy of a single … Continue reading

Uruguay Capitalize on Brazil Defeat

Brazil have dropped points for the first time in this years Sudamericano, making way for Uruguay to top the final group. Brazil lost 2-1 against Argentina earlier today whilst Uruguay beat Chile 1-0. Jose Manuel Iturbe hit the winner after 67 minutes. The 17-year-old dazzled the crowd as he skipped his way past three defenders before … Continue reading

Argentina Stunned in Final Group

Ecuador shocked Argentina by beating them 1-0 in the second group stage of Sudamericano. A single goal from Edson Montano was enough to give Ecuador the victory which sees them second place in the group after one round of games. Brazil top the final group as they thrashed Chile 5-1. A double from wonderkid, Neymar … Continue reading

Argentina and Brazil Looking Strong

Argentina and Brazil have both qualified for the second group stage of the South American Youth Championships. The Under 20s Championship kicked off on 16th January and has showed glimpses of why South America’s youth are the most valuable teenagers on the planet. We have already told you how Neymar stunned Paraguay and Colombia but … Continue reading

Flying Start for Neymar

Neymar is already making a huge impression at the South American Under 20s Championship in Peru. The Brazilian scored a stunning four goals in his country’s opening game, and added to his total in their second. Paraguay were the victims of Neymar’s stunning display in a game which finished 4-2. The first goal came courtesy … Continue reading

South Americans Looking to the Future

Last weekend saw the start of the South American Under-20 Championship with the next generation of South American maestros set to shine. This year’s main attraction comes in the form of Neymar, already having represented the senior side. The 18-year-old Brazilian wonderkid has been the topic of much speculation during previous transfer windows, but will this … Continue reading

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