Despite football stadium security being tighter than ever, one intrepid Palmeiras fan still managed to smuggle a live creature into Saturday's Brazilian top-tier clash with Atletico GO.
Indeed, the supporter somehow sneaked his pig through the turnstiles at the Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico and was subsequently photographed proudly holding his porcine pal aloft in the terraces.
This Palmeiras fan quite literally took a pig to yesterday's game against Atlético-GO pic.twitter.com/CFLwfJW70Q— Jack Lang (@jacklang) October 16, 2017
The little chap is a ball-hog, in a very literal sense.
It should perhaps be noted at this juncture that Palmeiras...
SAO PAULO -- A fan of Brazilian club Palmeiras has died of stab wounds after a fight with Corinthians supporters following a match between the two Sao Paulo teams.
It's the second violent death of a Brazilian football fan in less than a week.
The dead man was identified by Sao Paulo hospital officials as Leandro de Paula. He died early Thursday, shortly after Corinthians had defeated Palmeiras 2-0.
Police said the victim had been stabbed twice in the abdomen, and that two Corinthians supporters...
Barcelona have completed the signing of 19-year-old Palmeiras attacking midfielder Vitinho on a one-year loan deal with an option to buy, the Catalan club confirmed on Tuesday.
Vitinho, full name Victor Hugo Santana Carvalho, has been earmarked for Barca's B team but will spend preseason with the first team.
Ernesto Valverde will include the Brazilian in his squad for the tour of the United States, where the Blaugrana will play Juventus, Manchester United and Real Madrid as part of the International...
Fiorentina have replaced the departing Gonzalo Rodriguez by signing Brazilian defender Vitor Hugo from Palmeiras.
Vitor Hugo, 26, signed a four-year contract at the Stadio Artemio Franchi just over a week after Rodriguez made his last appearance in a 2-2 Serie A draw with Pescara.
Rodriguez is now a free agent after opting against extending his contract in Tuscany.
Vitor Hugo, whose arrival at Fiorentina was announced on the club's official website, won the Campeonato Brasileiro and the Copa...