The signings of Bernard, Fred Santos, Wellington Nem and Fernando have continued a policy of buying Brazilian at Shakhtar Donetsk. FIFA.com looks closer at this Ukrainian-South American success story.
Gremio midfielder and FIFA World Cup winner Gilberto Silva speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his long career, the changing role of modern midfielders, club team-mate Ze Roberto, and Kaka returning to A Seleção.
A 2-1 win over bottom-of-the-table Atletico Goianiense has taken Gremio to within a point of Atletico Mineiro, who were held to a goalless draw by Bahia.
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.
Neymar scored one and set up two as Santos demolished Bolivar 8-0 to advance to the Copa Libertadores quarter-finals, while Universidad de Chile overturned a heavy first-leg defeat to see off Deportivo Quito 7-4 on aggregate.
With Santos celebrating their centenary today, FIFA.com looks back on some the key dates in their history, including Pele's debut, winning their first Intercontinental Cup and last year's Copa Libertadores triumph.