Author: Tim Stillman

Tim is a South American football expert who specialises in Brazil. He writes for Brazilian football outlet Sambafoot, and Arsenal fansite Arseblog.

Can Neymar Revive His Image After Neymarketing Took A Hit At The World Cup?

Can Neymar Revive His Image After Neymarketing Took A Hit At The World Cup?

There is an oft quoted statistic that in London you are, technically, never further than 50 metres away from a rat at any one time. (It’s not true, of ...
Brazil’s 12 Month Plan Following World Cup Exit

Brazil’s 12 Month Plan Following World Cup Exit

CONMEBOL goes into a sort of 12-month competitive hibernation now, ahead of the Copa América in Brazil next June. Typically, South American countri ...
Gabriel Jesus Saves – Why Brazil Choose Jesus Over Firmino

Gabriel Jesus Saves – Why Brazil Choose Jesus Over Firmino

A popular story went around in advance of the World Cup to illustrate the meteoric rise of Gabriel Jesus. During the 2014 World Cup, he helped the ...
The Limits Of Perception See Brazil & Neymar Suffer Unfairly

The Limits Of Perception See Brazil & Neymar Suffer Unfairly

Shortly prior to the World Cup, my wife, who is Brazilian, told me: "People hate the Seleção." Every time she tweeted something supportive about th ...
How England Helped Brazil By Assisting Tite’s Capacity For Learning

How England Helped Brazil By Assisting Tite’s Capacity For Learning

“I have learned how to learn.” Tite is renowned for his mesmeric communication skills. Many of his players have passed comment on his oratory power. A ...
Why Is Argentina’s Attack Still So Reliant On Lionel Messi?

Why Is Argentina’s Attack Still So Reliant On Lionel Messi?

Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain, Angel di Maria, Paulo Dybala. The names trip off the tongue when contemplating Argentina’s attack. Mauro Icardi cou ...
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