Tag: Diego Cavalieri


Diego Cavalieri was one of the few international goalkeepers who flew under the radar during his time in the Premier League. The Brazilian shot stopper played for two clubs in the English top flight before returning to his native Brazil two years ago. He played for the two Premier League teams namely Liverpool and Crystal Palace at two different times. Diego Cavalieri was much younger at Liverpool between 2008 and 2010. The Brazilian shot stopper spent two years with the Reds and was involved in just ten league outings. Cavalieri, 38, was at Brazilian Serie A giants Palmieras where he had started his professional career as a goalkeeper before Liverpool snapped him up in the summer of 2008. The Reds spent just £3m on his signing and he went on to play less than a dozen games for the club in the Premier League. Left-back Fabio Aurelio and Lucas Leiva were the Brazilians in the Liverpool team when Diego Cavalieri joined the club and he was immediately handed the jersey number one previously won by Polish shot stopper Jerzy Dudek, one of the heroes for the Reds in the sensational 2005 UEFA Champions League final as Liverpool won the title on penalties ahead of AC Milan. At one point, Milan were 3-0 up before the Reds scored three goals in just six minutes to take the game into extra time and penalties.



Veteran Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri signed for Botafogoin the Brazilian league in 2019 and has featured regularly for the club since joining. The 38-year-old shot stopper was without a club for several months before he was snapped up by Botafogo as a free agent almost two years ago. His last team before Botafogo was Crystal Palace in the Premier League. Crystal Palace signed Diego Cavalieri on a short-term contract in March 2018 and he was with the South London giants for some months before his contract ran out in the summer of 2018.

Diego Cavalieri didn’t feature for Crystal Palace in any competition during his short stint at Selhurst Park. He was surprisingly linked with a move to Premier League moneybags Manchester City around that time but nothing came out of the transfer rumours. (more…)



Veteran goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri couldn’t do much to prevent his club from a home defeat in the last set of Brazilian Serie A games. He was in goal for Botafogo throughout the game as they were beaten 2-1 by Bragantino. The away team came from a goal down to take the three points in the Matchday 21 clash on Tuesday.

Diego Cavalieri and his team took the lead through Matheus Bahia with one-minute left in the first half of the game. However, the hosts let the late first half lead slip through their fingers after Brazilian striker Ytaloequalized for Bragantino in added time of first half as the two teams went into the half-time break with a goal apiece.


The game between Manchester United and Liverpool on Sunday is likely to be a close and cagey affair. Both teams have been in contrasting paths with Liverpool very much the team in form winning all their games while United are closer to the relegation than the top four this season.

Despite this, like any derby game, it is a difficult one to predict as both teams can be influenced by emotions that play out differently on the pitch. One area that is interesting is the goalkeeping situation for both clubs.

Botafogo will Not Deal with Any Renovations Except Cavalieri

The football department for Botafogo seems to have become paralyzed for the next season. It will not be possible for them to become a company and also to have a group of investors who is willing to put in money for reinforcing the cast for the upcoming year. The main reason behind this is that the players’ contract renewals that have been bonded with Botafogo football department only till the end of this year are not willing to move. In fact, warnings have been already given to Rodrigo Pimpao, who was once an important player for the team that he will not have the right to stay in the same squad.

The only player who has been exempted from this is the goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri. He has gained the confidence of everyone in the club during his stay. The leaders, in fact, have understood that a player will not think of losing the possibility of renewing his contract with a big name. It also does not have any connection with the reserve condition.

Diego Cavalieri Back after Gastroenteritis

Diego Cavalieri the well-known player of Brazilian club Botafogo is back after the evil of gastroenteritis struck him. Gastroenteritis is a common condition as a result of which the person suffers from diarrhea and vomiting. Diarrhea or vomiting may result in fatigue. In that situation patient won’t be able to function his normal day to day activity easily.

Diego Cavalieri is of Italian root and plays in a Brazilian football club, hence has both the British and Italian passport. He is known to be a great player who earned the cap for the Brazil Team, the year 2012 and 2013. He has an incredible career to display, which started in his youth that is in the year 2001 and continued as a senior player from 2002 to till date. He played for various football clubs such as Palmeiras, Liverpool, Casena and many more in his entire 19 years of career as a great football player. Currently, as we know he plays as a goalkeeper for Club Botafogo, Brazil.

Brazil can improve under Tite

Brazil goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri believes that the Brazilian national team can improve under Tite. He said that it has been a disappointing world cup by their standards and that it is important that the team improve for the future.

He believes that the Brazilian football federation made the right decision by appointing Tite as the manager of the team and that he is the right man to bring the team forward. Diego Cavalieri said that Tite knows the team inside out and knows the pressure that accompanies the management of such a team.

Liverpool can win the title

Former Liverpool player Diego Cavalieri believes that his former side can win the title this season. He said that they have made a good start to the season and that they are still unbeaten in the league. He said that this is a great opportunity for Liverpool to win the title and he hopes that they will be able to make it until the end.

However, he admitted that this will not be easy as Manchester City are a strong team and that they have made a good start to the season as well. He said that Pep Guardiola is arguably the best manager in the world at the moment and that he has turned Manchester City into a formidable winning machine.

After Blocking Attempts To Pay Cavalieri, Justice Includes Flu In BNDT

In a difficult financial situation, Fluminense has more and more problems. This time, the Justice began to pawn resources of the club to pay the debt with the goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri. However, after six attempts to get due to the former tricolor athlete, the value, redeemed is still far below what is due.

The agreement between the parties defined that the Flu should pay R $ 6,105,124.74 in installments for the player. Of this amount, R $ 695,632.96 is related to overdue and unpaid labor. R $ 4,870,584.09 are related to severance payments set forth in the Term of Termination of Employment Contract and R $ 538,907.01 on the FGTS.


Liverpool fans should remember the name Diego Cavalieri. The 32-year-old Brazilian keeper, moved to Liverpool in 2008 after signing a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £3 million.

Cavalieri became the third Brazilian player at the club, following the signings of Fábio Aurélio and Lucas Leiva. Upon his arrival, he was handed the number 1 shirt, last worn by Jerzy Dudek. Cavalieri made his competitive debut on 23 September 2008 against Crewe Alexandra in the third round of the League Cup.