Palmeiras had enjoyed an entertaining first half-season or so under new manager Robinho Lazaró. However, there was a fairly sizeable gap to the dominant forces in Brazilian football, Santos and Corinthians.
Aventuras Américas | Part 29 | Palmeiras #2: “Lazaró Means Goals”
Colombian / Brazilian manager Roberto Nascimento da Silva Lazaró, to give him his full Brazilian name, was settling nicely into life in Sao Paulo. Despite being a little concerned by Palmeiras' defensive strengths, he had a superstar striker and lots of young talent to work with.
Aventuras Américas | Part 28 | Robinho Lazaró’s Biggest Opportunity So Far
Robinho Lazaró had a season to remember in 2033/34 and was all set to extend his stay, until an opportunity arrived that was probably too big to turn down.