Rivaldo, not Ronaldo, was the most important player in Brazil’s 2002 FIFA World Cup triumph, according to the team’s coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari.
Two-time winners Guangzhou Evergrande of China made the last eight of the AFC Champions League on an away goal despite losing their second leg 2-1 to Kashima Antlers on Tuesday.
Scolari led Brazil to the 2002 World Cup and was again in charge when the Selecao collapsed to their worst ever loss.
Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande are targeting a shock swoop for Arda Turan with a mega money offer.
The spending power and growing popularity of the cashed-up Chinese Super League (CSL) has become a focus of the world’s attention.
John Terry has been told that this is his final season at Chelsea with Gus Poyet and Luiz Felipe Scolari ready to pounce on the defender.
Two-time FIFA World Player of the Year, Ronaldinho has admitted that he is struggling to find motivation to keep playing and could retire.
Brazil will seek a slice of redemption when they meet Argentina in a World Cup qualifier here on Thursday, according to Paulinho.
The reason behind this move by the Chinese big-spenders is due to Hodgson’s vast experience and expertise of European football
Two of the big-spending clubs Guangzhou Evergrande and Jiangsu Suning flopped in the regional competition and have already been shown the exit from the group stages of the league.