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Soccer player dies during match in Brazil


July 9th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 9 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian soccer player Arjuna Luiz Venutto Ramos, 17, nicknamed "Pele" for his skill, died on the weekend during a match his team was playing, a ... Read more...

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Brazil club files $20 mn case against Ronaldinho


June 21st, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Brazilian soccer club Flamengo has filed a $20-million compensation claim against its former star Ronaldinho at a labour court.It is the same amount ... Read more...

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Corinthians chasing AC Milan striker Pato


April 25th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS) Brazilian soccer club Corinthians has revealed its interest in signing AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato. Pato has endured an injury-plagued season with the ... Read more...

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Adriano can revive career with Flamengo: Zico


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 2 (IANS) Brazilian football legend Zico has backed clubless striker Adriano to resurrect his troubled career at Flamengo."Adriano underwent medical tests by Flamengo doctors in Rio ... Read more...

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Rai supports Leonardo’s candidacy for CBF president


March 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) Rai, Brazilian soccer star and brother of recently deceased soccer legend Socrates, declared his support for Leonardo to become the next president of the ... Read more...

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Football legend Falcao to coach Bahia


February 9th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 9 (IANS) With the sudden departure of Joel Santana to Flamengo, Bahia has announced the signing of Brazilian soccer legend Paulo Roberto Falcao as its coach.Falcao ... Read more...

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Exhibition game in Kolkata involving Pele postponed


January 16th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Kolkatans would have to wait longer for a date with the likes of Brazilian soccer legends Pele, Cafu and Roberto Carols, with a Jan 23 exhibition ... Read more...

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Brazilian soccer coach suffers brain hemorrhage


August 30th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) The coach of Brazilian pro soccer club Vasco da Gama, Ricardo Gomes, is in serious but stable condition after undergoing emergency surgery following brain ... Read more...

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Car thieves spare Brazil soccer icon


August 17th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Retired Brazilian soccer player and coach Jorge Mario Lobo Zagallo, the only man in the history of football to win the world championship four times, was ... Read more...

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Brazilian soccer heroes look to politics


September 24th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) Romario and Bebeto, leading goal scorers of the Brazilian football team that won the 1994 FIFA World Cup, have joined the political fray as candidates for ... Read more...

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Pele sends autographed jersey to trapped Chile miners


September 19th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian soccer legend Pele has sent a message of support and an autographed jersey to 33 Chilean miners who have been trapped underground since Aug 5. "Dear friends: ... Read more...

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Romario happy to visit Kolkata, congratulate upcoming footballers


July 20th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Legendary Brazilian soccer star Romario, in the city for a reality show by a Bengali entertainment channel, received a standing ovation from the sports loving Kolkata crowd ... Read more...

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Ex-cop held for murder of Brazil soccer star’s girlfriend


July 10th, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 10 (IANS/EFE) A former police officer was arrested in connection with an alleged plot to kill a former mistress of Brazilian soccer star Bruno Fernandes. The accused was held in ... Read more...

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Brazilian soccer teams’ debts total $1.3 bn


June 11th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jun 11 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's professional soccer teams owe a combined $1.3 billion, with more than half of this to the government, a media report said. The government is owed ... Read more...

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Robinho says there’s no fallout with Man City coach Mancini


January 21st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.21 (ANI): Brazilian soccer star Robinho has insisted he has no differences with manchester City coach Roberto Mancini and vowed to prove his worth to the club.Robinho suffered the indignity of ... Read more...

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Another Brazilian soccer player wants to return home


May 31st, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 31 (Xinhua) Another unhappy Brazilian footballer, full-back Alex Silva, wants to return home from Germany. Silva is in Brazil recovering from an injury he received playing for German team ... Read more...

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Messi deserves Golden Ball this year: Pele


May 28th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo, May 28 (Xinhua) Argentine forward Lionel Messi deserves the 2009 Player of the Year award, Brazilian soccer legend Pele said. "This year, without any doubt, Messi deserves the Golden Ball," Pele told ... Read more...

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Man U in talks with Kaka over a summer move


April 25th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Manchester United has held talks with Brazilian soccer star Kaka over a sensational summer move.The Brazilian's representatives met United to discuss personal terms, which would total ... Read more...

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Chelsea hoping to bid for Brazilian soccer star Robinho


March 17th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.17 (ANI): Roman Abramovich-owned Chelsea Football Club is hoping to recruit Brazilian star Robinho provided he is in form. According to The Sun, the club will study Robinhos form over the ... Read more...

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Manchester City-supported Robinho puts up a star performance


January 29th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.29 (ANI): Brazilian soccer ace Robinho has received the full backing of the Manchester City team management and team members, days after he was accused of raping a girl in ... Read more...

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Brazilian football star Robinho arrested for rape, released on bail


January 28th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.28 (ANI): Brazilian soccer ace Robinho was arrested for rape on Tuesday soon after flying back from his own country. A Yorkshire University female student made the rape charge. The ... Read more...

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Kaka expresses sadness over collapse of church in which he got married


January 19th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Rio de Janeiro, Jan.19 (ANI): Brazilian soccer star Kaka was a sad man today, when he heard of the collapse of the church in which he married his teenaged bride Caroline ... Read more...

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Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour loses 440 million pounds


January 18th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.18 (ANI): Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour has lost 440 million pounds, which is nearly double the amount that he is expected to fork out for purchasing Brazilian soccer ace ... Read more...

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Ten-year-old UK prodigy wows crowds with 4000 continuous kick-ups


December 10th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.10 (ANI): Soccer prodigy Josh Clancy has been dubbed the keepy uppy king after learning how to do 4,000 continuous kick-ups at the age of ten. Pint-sized Josh is aiming ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho quits Barcelona, joins AC Milan


July 16th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho is leaving Spainish club Barcelona to play for AC Milan.Milan said that the two-time FIFA World Player of the Year will arrive ... Read more...

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Weeping Ronaldo repents tryst with trannies


May 6th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
London, May 6 (ANI): Brazilian soccer superstar Ronaldo has said that his sordid brush with three transvestite hookers would be a blot on his life forever. Ronaldo said he wept when he ... Read more...

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Ronaldo loses endorsement deal over transvestite scandal


May 4th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Rio de Janeiro, May 4 (IANS) Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo has lost an advertising contract worth $4.8 million a year with mobile phone company TIM because of the scandal involving him with ... Read more...

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Ronaldo in transvestite prostitute scandal


April 29th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.29 (ANI): Police are investigating allegations by three transvestites that Brazilian soccer star and AC Milan forward Ronaldo threatened them after taking them to a Rio de Janeiro motel. Police said ... Read more...

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India’s hunt for a Brazilian soccer coach still on


April 15th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
By Liz Mathew Rio de Janeiro, April 15 (IANS) India will soon send a cricket coach to Brazil, but its attempts to find a football coach from here to train its players have ... Read more...

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