Reports are out claiming that Julio Baptista has returned to full training With Malaga.
The 31 year old Brazilian is back for the first time since an Achilles operation that sidelined him for four months.
Malaga said in a statement on their website (www.malagacf.com) : “The main novelty of the session was Julio Baptista, who trained at the same rhythm as the rest of his team mates,”.
The 31-year-old former Arsenal, Real Madrid and AS Roma player, who is known as “the beast”, missed most of...Read Full Story
Who: Julio Baptista, A.S. Roma
League/Tournament: Serie A
Que Paso?: While we're happy for Roma's Julio Baptista, who had a strong, two-goal night against Sampdoria, we're very concerned for the Roma announcer. He sounds like he's trying to strangle the life out of a chicken while announcing to the world Baptista's second goal. Sure it sealed the win for Roma, it's first in three games, and put the team six points from the top four, but really. All the Olive Oil in Naples...Read Full Story
Real Madrid's Julio Baptista didn't get much playing time under Fabio Capello because we're guessing Fabio hates Brazilians. (Check Robinho's stats too. His numbers totally dipped during Capello's sole season at Real.) But once current coach Bernd Schuster stepped in, his playing time skyrocketed. Thus, events like this blossomed for all to see. We've always considered Julio Baptista to be a really cool player to watch because he's a bully on the pitch and he never rolls around in agony when...Read Full Story
Julio Baptista shined for Roma against Bordeaux on Wednesday evening even though he was not 100 per cent fit. Salvatore Landolina asks whether the €9m summer signing will be a success at the Stadio Olimpico...by Salvatore LandolinaRead Full Story
Two-goal Brazilian forward Julio Baptista was the star of the show in AS Roma's 2-0 home victory against Sampdoria at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday as the Cup holders reignited their Champions League challenge.Two individual efforts from Julio Baptista moved Roma up to eighth place in Serie A following a sixth win in eight matches in a game that was originally due to be played in October.They are now just six points behind Napoli in fourth place, the final Champions League qualification...Read Full Story