Rodrigo makes Valencia move permanent

Rodrigo makes Valencia move permanent

Spanish international striker Rodrigo has joined Valencia on a permanent basis after spending last season on loan at the Mestalla from Benfica.

Jun 15, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Treble winners Benfica pay price of success

Benfica`s reward for winning a domestic treble last season has to been to see the core of their team dismantled and sold off to clubs around Europe and they face a daunting rebuilding process.

Aug 14, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

Football, not drums, shakes samba school on Cup day

Draped in the flag of Rio de Janeiro`s famous Mangueira samba school, Rodrigo had tears in his eyes after Brazil`s agonizing World Cup win.

Jun 29, 2014, 10:24 AM IST

Europa League: Sevilla stun Benfica to emerge champions

Spanish side Sevilla sensationally claimed a third Europa League title after a dramatic penalty shoot-out in which Benfica pair Oscar Cardozo and Rodrigo missed from the spot to extend the Portuguese giants` European final hoodoo in Turin on Wednesday.

May 15, 2014, 08:55 AM IST

Benfica clinches Portuguese league title

Benfica beat Olhanense 2-0 at the Luz Stadium here with a double from Lima to clinch the Portuguese top flight football league title.

Apr 21, 2014, 12:26 PM IST

Benfica edge closer to Portuguese league title

Benfica hammered Rio Ave 4-0 at the Luz Stadium here, edging closer to the Portuguese league title.

Apr 08, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

Roma breeze past Chievo, Immobile treble for Torino

First-half goals by Gervinho and Mattia Destro helped AS Roma strengthen their grip on second place in Serie A with a 2-0 win at Chievo Verona on Saturday.

Mar 23, 2014, 11:14 AM IST

Benfica ready for Zenit with 4-1 win over Nacional

Spanish striker Rodrigo scored twice as Portuguese leader Benfica prepared for its upcoming Champions League match with a 4-1 victory over Nacional.

Feb 12, 2012, 11:05 AM IST