Find out Giuliano’s emotion after Corinthians qualified for the Copa do Brasil final

Giuliano’s life definitely glided by like a “lightning bolt” when the midfielder scored the aim that sanctifies Corinthians standings in final night time’s Copa do Brasil final (15). Today, at the age of 32, Timao’s quantity 11, who was as soon as a boy and wore the identical uniform as a fan, can write an essential chapter in the trajectory of the Sao Paulo membership looking for a fourth title in the competitors.

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And the ardour for the National Team explains the emotion of the competitor at the finish of the match. Much greater than such an essential ball in the internet, it was the midfielder’s privilege to write down in everlasting ink the historical past of his beloved membership at the second in his private life that he wanted it most.

Giuliano has been going by way of robust instances currently, with well being points in his life and household affecting even the pitch, the place the participant himself has admitted that he’s not performing. However, scoring Corinthians’ second aim in a 3-0 win over Fluminense at the Neo Química Arena could have been a key turning level for the athlete, simply as the aim itself was for Timao in the match.

When the midfielder’s end crossed Fabio’s deadly aim line, it was the definition of a game-winner for Corinthians, however the white-and-white membership struggled and had been below numerous stress in the final phases. Relief not solely for Fiel Torcida but in addition for the 11 jersey.

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– It was an emotional second for me. The second I scored, I considered my household. I had a well being drawback that restricted me, I needed to be away for two days. But it wasn’t simply my well being drawback, my household bought sick, my home bought sick, my children bought sick, even my little canine bought sick. Personally, it was a really tough interval. There was aid. Score an essential aim, qualify the staff for the final. The feeling that the effort was price it and that immediately we deserved to qualify – Giuliano stated after the match, throughout the blended zone.

Experienced, a champion for different golf equipment in Brazil, together with starring in a continental title with Internacional in 2010, with a run by way of European soccer greater than as soon as and a few matches for the Brazilian nationwide staff in his curriculum, Giuliano has on this version of Kopa to Brazil private affection. The midfielder has performed in seven of the staff’s eight video games this season and scored 4 targets. Corinthian’s prime scorer in the event, shirt 11 has been concerned in 31% of Timao’s targets in the home competitors.

– The preparation is the identical for each match, there isn’t a distinction by competitors. But you’re extra inclined in direction of one race than one other. It occurred to me in the Libertadores, which I received for Internacional in 2010, wherein I scored in nearly each decisive recreation: the semi-finals, in the two finals, I put the staff by way of when everybody thought we had been out. And in the Copa do Brasil this occurs. I imagine that God honors me in the most tough second, once I least count on it, and I can assist, help. God prepared, let it’s the Copa to Brazil, however in our minds there isn’t a distinction between the competitors, as a result of we put together for every match as if it had been the just one – commented Timao’s midfielder.


Giuliano stands out in the center of soccer for his information of the sport, along with the 4 strains. The midfielder often brings good evaluation, with distinctive readings of the recreation. And this understanding turns into sensible in particulars, typically even imperceptible in the match, reminiscent of the warm-up for getting into the subject.

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The midfielder began the match towards Fluminense from the bench, changing Renato Augusto, with simply over 10 minutes to go. In addition to changing the fundamental identify in the recreation, who scored the solely aim as much as that time in the recreation that put Corinthians in the decider of the Copa do Brasil, Timao was pressed and the rhythm was intense in the 4 strains.

– I warmed up actually laborious, leaping from one facet to the different in the warm-up, as a result of the recreation was at a really excessive quantity and velocity. And to enter a recreation like this, you need to be on the identical tempo. Then you do two or three sprints, there isn’t a air, you need to get used to it. Tight recreation, cannot go incorrect. Fluminense had numerous possession, we scored, we performed in transition, we did not have a lot possession, management of the recreation at that second. Mental, bodily preparation and giving the whole lot on the subject. That’s the secret. That’s what I did once I got here in and bought a aim.


Even with the aim scored and the confidence of resuming the good part after getting into the nets towards Flu, Giuliano is nothing extra, nothing lower than the shadow of Renato Augusto in the quest for the title in Timao. The quantity 11 acknowledges the high quality of his teammate and highlights how a lot he provides to the group.

– It is all the time good to have gamers at a excessive stage, whether or not you play with two at the begin or one performs and stays on the bench, as a result of it’s good to have a reserve. It is essential to have a participant with creativity to create in the sector. Renato and I’ve comparable traits. Du and Fausto have completely different traits, they don’t seem to be inventive, Du is extra of a creator and Fausto is extra of a steering wheel, and Renato does that work and once I take his place, it is simply me doing it. It’s about persevering with the work he is doing. Renato can be at a fantastic second, a genius and it is all the time tough to switch a participant of such top, however I’m doing my greatest and I’m dedicated to going out on the pitch and making an attempt to assist.


In the Copa do Brasil decider, Corinthians can have the alternative to get “revenge” on Flamengo, the membership that eradicated them from the Libertadores simply over a month in the past.

For Giuliano, the lesson from the continental conflict is that, as in the different championship, the Copa do Brasil final will likely be determined over two legs and that one recreation begets the different.

– Knowing there are two video games. We performed the Libertadores pondering it might all finish in the first, but it surely wasn’t. We performed at house, we had been 2-0 and that impacts the second leg quite a bit. The first recreation ought to have a great consequence, a great efficiency. It is set in 180 minutes, however the first recreation determines numerous the second. We take this as a lesson,” stated the Corinthians midfielder.

For the Corinthians 11 shirt, the best is for the white-and-white membership to play the second leg at house to make the most of Phil Torcida’s gasoline. The draw, which is able to decide the order of subject orders, will happen this Tuesday (20), at the CBF headquarters, in Rio de Janeiro.

– I hope we’ll determine at house as a result of we’re sturdy right here, we’ve help from our followers, however we’ve to be ready as a result of will probably be two nice matches – Giuliano defined.

The Copa do Brasil finals now have dates: October 12 and 19.


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