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Former Inter and Roma star Maicon signs for Brazilian side Avai Former Inter and Roma star Maicon signs for Brazilian side Avai

Brazilian club Avai have announced the signing of former Inter Milan right-back Maicon.

Brazilian player smuggles phone inside shinpads to check scores Brazilian player smuggles phone inside shinpads to check scores

Avai substitute Andre Lima decided to take drastic action in order to keep an eye on the Figueirense match by smuggling his phone into the dugout.

Brazil clubs create Liga Sul-Minas-Rio, eye Premier League structure Brazil clubs create Liga Sul-Minas-Rio, eye Premier League structure

A competition meant to be the precursor to a Brazilian Premier League was officially formed after a meeting by member clubs on Thursday.

Brazil Serie B Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Santos 6 +11 15
2 Goiás 6 +11 14
3 Sport 6 +5 12
4 América-MG 6 +5 12
5 Mirassol 6 +2 11
6 Avaí 6 0 10
7 Vila Nova-GO 6 -1 9
8 Ceará 6 +3 9
9 Operario PR 6 +2 9
10 Chapecoense 6 +1 9
11 CRB 6 +1 8
12 Coritiba 6 0 8
13 Novorizontino 6 -3 7
14 Ponte Preta 6 -1 6
15 Amazonas 6 -4 5
16 Brusque 6 -8 4
17 Paysandu 6 -3 4
18 Botafogo SP 6 -6 4
19 Guarani 6 -6 3
20 Ituano 6 -9 3
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
11 Maurício Garce.. 2 6 0
21 Pedro Castro 1 5 0
29 Jean Lucas Fig.. 1 5 1

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
9 Gabriel Poveda 1 6 0
63 Marcos Viniciu.. 1 5 0
10 William Pottke.. 1 5 0