Flamengo hires Real Madrid`s former coach Luxemburgo

Former Real Madrid and Brazil coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has been named manager of Flamengo, less than three years after being sacked by the Rio de Janeiro club.

Seedorf lifts Botafogo to top of Brasileirao

A stunning Clarence Seedorf strike helped Botafogo defeat Ponte Preta 2-0 and lifted the Rio de Janeiro club to the top of Brazil`s Serie A standings.

Fred on target for Fluminense in Brazilian Serie A

Brazil international and former Lyon star Fred scored his ninth goal of the Brazilian Serie A season as Fluminense drew 1-1 away to Cruzeiro.

Former Portugal striker Liedson joins Flamengo

ormer Portugal striker Liedson has signed a deal with Brazilian Serie A club Flamengo until the end of the 2013 season.