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Archive for April, 2009

Gilberto comments on Ryan Giggs’ career

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Source: BBC

…Even Arsenal’s Brazilian star Gilberto Silva admitted: “In his prime, Ryan Giggs could have represented any country in the world – even Brazil!

“To play regularly for a great and successful club like Manchester United for so long, you have to be a bit special.”

Gilberto diplomatic over Argentina loss

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009


Luis Fabiano and Kaka have both admitted their delight at seeing their arch-rivals Argentina get thrashed 6-1 by Bolivia yesterday.

Dunga was a lot less reserved about the subject when questioned about the Argentine defeat.

“Altitude does affect a lot, it was clear in the play of Argentina,” he said.

Along with the coach, Gilberto Silva was also less controversial in his statements, saying that “we also have to play there [in La Paz] and playing at that height is difficult”.

Player Ratings: Brazil 3-0 Peru

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Gilberto Silva was rated at for his performance against Peru on April 1st:

Gilberto Silva – 7.5: After insipid display in Ecuador, he was back to his best, effortlessly robbing possession off his opponents time and again.