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Maycon Dimas

Maycon Dimas
Journalist and writer from Brazil currently based in Ireland despite its weather. Has always loved football, a bit of a laugh and the good things tomorrow might bring, combination that explains his blind passion for Flamengo. Never denies bacon and the good auld pale ale.

Brazilian Football & The Thrill of a Hero

Our resident Brazilian is back with more passionate insights from the world of Brazilian football. Last week, following the introduction to the Brazilian Cup in this space, I purposely abstained myself from writing a follow-up to the matches. Sure it’s not very professional, but the thing is that Flamengo lost 3-0 to Coritiba and depressive articles are not exactly good …

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Why Romario Was Better Than Lionel Messi Will Ever Be

Our Brazilian football expert argues that Romario was a better player than Lionel Messi will ever be and discusses his rationale for selecting his compatriot.  Warning: May contain strong bias. Actuallly, a truckload of bias. Discussions on who is/was the best football player of all times are endless. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and the beauty of this sport is that there …

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Brazilian Cup of Greediness

Our resident Brazilian football expert, Maycon Dimas, discusses the democratic fairness, or lack thereof, of the Brazilian Cup. The standard of the Brazilian league is so below many, if not all, of the European ones that a few players took the courage to finally address the causes of it publicly last year. Their group, known as the Bom Senso F.C. …

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Brazilian Football – Beginner’s Guide To The Current Season

Our new resident Brazilian, Maycon Dimas is here to enlighten the sporting public in Europe about the goings on in the world of Brazilian football. Here’s part one. Since this is a debut post, a few things need to be clarified before we start. Yours truly here is a helpless football fan from Brazil who has been nominated to write …

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