Tag: botafogo

Clarence Seedorf: the Botafogo diaries

He arrived with nothing to prove, but true to character, Clarence Seedorf would approach his Botafogo years, his twilight, with the same class as always

Mário Zagallo: Brazil’s habitual World Cup winner

Every footballer dreams of lifting the World Cup. Some achieve this goal, and others sit in the rarefied air of winning it on multiple occasions. Mário Zagallo is in a league of his…

Garrincha: the joy of the people

The famous author and journalist Eduardo Galeano once said of Garrincha: “In the entire history of football, no one made more people happy.” That summed up the man who many Brazilians consider as good as Pelé.