Reason for coolness – He has blue braids. Looks like he's got a deal going with Death Row. Gangsta.
Reason for Obscurity – As with last week’s Fenerbahce’s duo, the Russian national league is somewhat off most people’s radars, although
Mr. de Souza garnered quite a reputation for himself within the Brazilian league before moving to
However, while a lesser man might’ve succombed to the sirens’ calls, Vagner Love’s pimp game never interfered with his playing progress and still as a teenager, he was a fixture in Palmeiras’ first team, notching up 19 goals in the 2003 season as the club were promoted into the Brazilian top flight. Having started the following season is as good a form, Vagner got the call-up into the Brazilian Under-20 side, and it wasn’t long before a move was touted.
Perhaps harder to adjust to though, coming as he does from
Word on the street is that AC Milan are sizing him up for a January transfer window swoop, having been impressed with his performances during Brazil’s victorious Copa
While you ponder your lesson of love, enjoy this tribute video, which draws parallels between Russian football and West Coast hippity-hop: