PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Gabriel BRAZAO

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Gabriel BRAZAO

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

Gabriel Brazao is a top Brazilian goalkeeping talent, who is currently contracted to Inter Milan and on loan at Albacete in the Spanish second division.

The 19-year-old originally came through the youth setup at Cruzeiro in Brazil, before making the move across to Europe in January 2019 when he moved to Italian side Parma for a significant transfer fee.

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Legacy of Catenaccio: Leaving a permanent influence on the game

Legacy of Catenaccio: Leaving a permanent influence on the game

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #7

Catenaccio. It’s a word wellknown among the ranks of Italian football and hardcore followers of the beautiful game, but has largely been left behind as football evolved and grew. Yet, the hyper-defensive tactical style has left a legacy on the sport which cannot be simply ignored or overlooked.

Ultra-defensive sides these days are so often bemoaned by supporters and pundits alike, but they serve their purpose. Earning a result over all other factors is sometimes a necessary evil for sides to undertake, especially against difficulty opponents, and much of this legacy can be found back in the success that Catenaccio football had in Italy in the 1960s and early 1970s.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Sebastiano Esposito

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Sebastiano Esposito

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #3

Sebastiano Esposito is one of Inter Milan’s brightest up-and-coming talents, with the young forward already beginning to get his first taste of senior football at just 17 years old.

The striker is a regular scorer for Italy’s Under-17s side, scoring four at the youth level Euros – and earning a spot in the team of the tournament.

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