Sao Paulo president Julio Casares has responded to interest from Premier League outfit Nottingham Forest in ‘new Kaka’ Igor Gomes, telling Globo Esporte that the current situation is ‘hazy’.  One year after West Ham United missed out on the Brazil U23 international, Gomes could be about to take the Jesse Lingard route; Slipping through David Moyes’ grasp before ending up on the banks of the Trent instead.

According to Brazilian reporter Jorge Nicola, Gomes is refusing to extend his contract at Sao Paulo. His current deal expires in May 2023. And Nottingham Forest ‘intend’ to make the athletic attacking midfielder their latest in a series of summer signings, hoping to fight off competition from Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon and Porto.  Casares, then, seems none the wiser about whether or not Gomes will still be a Sao Paulo player by Friday. Continue Reading


Brazilian football icon Kaka is confident that the five-time champions have what it takes to win the World Cup tournament later this year. Kaka talked about Brazil and World Cup glory while speaking with Gulf News at the Coca Cola Arena.

Kaka was one of several former football players who graced the occasion of the start of the World Cup trophy tour at the Coca Cola Arena in Dubai earlier this month. The 2002 World Cup winner also backed Paris Saint Germain (PSG) attacker Neymar to win the Golden Boot award at the tournament which starts in Qatar in November. Kaka was just 20 when he won the World Cup in 2002. He was a member of the Brazil squad that won the World Cup title by beating Germany 2-0 in the final with both goals scored by Ronaldo. It was the last World Cup title till date for the Brazilians. Continue Reading


Brazilian football icon Kaka has confirmed his participation at the Weekend of Legends event later this month. The event was organised to celebrate Scottish Premiership champions Rangers on the occasion of their anniversary. Rangers officials have lined up events to mark their 150th anniversary and the Weekend of Legends is one of those events. Kaka will join other football icons all over the world at the event billed to take place at Ibrox, which is the home stadium of Rangers, at the end of this month.

As revealed earlier, senior Rangers officials organised the match between Rangers Legends and World Legends tagged the Weekend of Legends event as part of the club’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Kaka will be part of World Legends squad as the ex-Orlando City and Real Madrid star will join other football icons for the fan event which is also in support of the Luis Figo foundation. Continue Reading


Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli has reacted well to the comparison made between him and compatriot Kaka who’s a football icon. On being compared to Brazilian football legend Kaka, Martinelli told Stadium Astro that it’s an honour. Speaking further, the Arsenal star pointed out the need to work hard to get to the next level.

Martinelli, 20, has been earmarked for greatness by several football stakeholders including Brazilian football icon Ronaldinho. He has drawn comparison with great players such as Kaka and Ronaldo from his native Brazil. Arsenal have a real talent on their hands after they paid just £6m to sign him from Brazilian lower league team Ituano two years ago.
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Brazilian football icon Kaka believes that Chelsea star Romelu Lukaku is the best striker in the world at the moment. Kaka has been impressed with Lukaku since his big money transfer back to Chelsea for his second spell at Stamford Bridge.

Kaka named Lukaku as the best striker in the world during an interview with Italian publication Gazzettadello Sport. According to him, Lukaku reminds him of ex-Brazilian national team colleague Adriano in terms of his physical strength, speed and intelligence. Kaka knows a thing or two about strikers having played with the likes of Filippo Inzaghi, Ronaldo and Raul Gonzalez during his playing career. Continue Reading


Brazilian legend Kaka knows a thing or two when it comes to spotting talents as he was nothing short of an exciting talent during his playing days. He has been recently talking about some of the top prospects in modern-day football and after already revealing what he thinks about Kylian Mbappé the last time, he has now expressed his opinion on Real Madrid star Vinicius Juníor.

Kaka revealed that he is a big fan of Mbappé the last time and tipped the France international attacker to continue making his big progress and prepare himself for a potential big-money move to Real Madrid one day if he wants to increase his chances of winning the Ballon d’Or award anytime soon.
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Kaka has sent a congratulatory message to compatriot David Luiz after his farewell at Premier League outfit Arsenal last weekend. Kaka celebrated Luiz via a message to the farewell post from the Gunners centre back on his official Instagram handle.

Retired Brazilian footballer Kaka sent a classy message to Luiz after he posted a farewell message to both the Arsenal supporters and his teammates. According to ex-Real Madrid, AC Milan and Orlando City star Kaka, Luiz lived another season with great excellence before wishing him well on the next chapter of his career.
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Former Brazilian superstar Kaka has publicly spoken of how proud he is of football fans and how highly impressed they have made him feel in the last two days that saw a large number of them storm Chelsea and Liverpool grounds in large protests. Fans of the Chelsea football club found their way to Stamford Bridge to make their intentions known about how much they were against the establishment of the European Super League.

The fans were there in large numbers with several visible objects that they used to pass their messages and heart intentions across to the club owners. Liverpool fans were no different. They were also present at Anfield as they played their part in ensuring that they stopped the move that the league’s biggest clubs already decided to start.
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Chelsea loaneeFikayoTomori has revealed that AC Milan legend Kaka was one of the major reasons behind his transfer from the Premier League to the Italian Serie A. Nigerian-born England international FikayoTomori has joined Italian Serie A leaders AC Milan on loan for the rest of the season with the option to make the move permanent in the summer. FikayoTomori had to leave Chelsea for AC Milan on loan after he moved down the centre back pecking order with the arrival of Brazilian player Thiago Silva last summer.

Thiago Silva joined Chelsea on a free transfer at the end of the expiration of his Paris Saint Germain (PSG) contract and his arrival meant that FikayoTomori saw less first team minutes than usual. Before FikayoTomori left Chelsea for AC Milan last week, he was behind Thiago Silva, Kurt Zouma, Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen in the centre back pecking order at Stamford Bridge. He was option number five for two centre back positions. Continue Reading



Kaka, real names Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, is undoubtedly one of the best players from the South American nation of Brazil in the last two decades. The ex-Brazilian national team attacker played with distinction for the five-time world champions as well as clubs like AC Milan, Sao Paulo and Real Madrid.

Kaka was part of the u-20 Brazilian squad to the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina. Kaka and Brazil were knocked out of the competition by Ghana at the quarterfinal stage. He went on to make his first appearance for the senior team during the friendly match with fellow South American country Bolivia in January 2020. Kaka was part of the Brazil squad to the 2002 FIFA World Cup tournament in South Korea and Japan. Continue Reading