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Kaka on Galaxy radar to replace Beckham


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil football star Kaka is reportedly being sought by Los Angeles Galaxy as a possible replacement for Englishman David Beckham.Brazil's Estado de Sao ... Read more...

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Real Madrid, AC Milan chiefs meet to decide Kaka’s future


August 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 7 (IANS) The immediate future of Brazilian star Kaka will reportedly be decided at a meeting between Real Madrid president Florentino Perez and AC Milan ... Read more...

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Kaka: I want to stay at Real Madrid


May 7th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 7 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Kaka said he wants to remain at the Bernabeu next season.The 30-year-old Brazilian has been a bit-part player under Jose ... Read more...

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No decision yet on Adriano, says Flamengo president


April 21st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 21 (IANS) Flamengo Football Club president Patricia Amorim says the club is still undecided about whether to re-sign troubled striker Adriano.Amorim also said there was no ... Read more...

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2014 World Cup title a must for Brazil: Coach Parreira


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) Former national coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has said Brazil's 2014 World Cup campaign will be considered a failure if the team does not ... 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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Ronaldinho in Brazil squad, Kaka out


February 15th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janiero, Feb 15 (IANS) Ronaldinho has been named in Brazil's 23-man squad for a friendly against Bosnia in St. Gallen, Switzerland.But fellow teammate and former world player of ... Read more...

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Fabio Cannavaro to help Cambodia promote football


January 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Jan 9 (IANS) Fabio Cannavaro, the Italy's World Cup winning captain in 2006, is on a four-day visit in Cambodia to help boost football in the country.In ... Read more...

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Club World Cup: Barca demolish Santos to claim title


December 18th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Yokohama, Dec 18 (IANS) The hype surrounding teen sensation Neymar came to sorry end as Barcelona proved their dominance over Brazilian side Santos with a crushing 4-0 victory in ... Read more...

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Retired soccer player Roberto Baggio wins World Peace Award


November 10th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by BNO News
ROME, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- Retired international soccer player Roberto Baggio on Tuesday was chosen to receive the 2010 World Peace Award, a special award bestowed each year by Nobel Peace prize ... Read more...

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Rooney one of the greatest players of current generation: Messi


June 5th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 5(ANI): Argentine striker Leo Messi believes that his England counterpart Wayne Rooney is among the greatest footballers playing at the moment."I think Wayne is a great, great player, ... Read more...

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Argentina holds down Messi: Maradona still better


March 24th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 24 (DPA) In Europe, many argue that Lionel Messi is already better than national football legend Diego Maradona ever was. But Argentines will have none of it.Messi is the undisputed ... Read more...

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Top scorer Villa leads 10-man Valencia to victory


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 23 (DPA) Spain striker David Villa led Valencia to a tight 2-1 home win over Getafe, a victory that keeps "Los Ches" third in La Liga. Villa's two goals Monday put ... Read more...

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Home wins for twin giants Barcelona and Real Madrid


February 7th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 7 (DPA) Saturday brought no change at the top of the Spanish Liga, as twin giants Barcelona and Real Madrid both scored important home wins. Barca beat Getafe 2-1, despite having ... Read more...

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Maradona is an inspiration for all players, says Messi


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Diego Maradona received a lot of flak as Argentina struggled to qualify for the World Cup, but his most prominent striker Lionel Messi feels the legend gives ... Read more...

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Wonderful year for Messi crowned with another award


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 22 (DPA) It has been a wonderful year for Barcelona's Lionel Messi, who Monday was crowned with the FIFA World Player of the Year award, based on the votes ... Read more...

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Ronaldo thinks England have every chance to win World Cup


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Portugal and Read Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo reckons that England "have every opportunity to do a great job" at next summer's World Cup final in South Africa."In my ... Read more...

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Fox Sports poll names Zidane as ‘Footballer Of The Decade’


December 18th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 18 (ANI): French football legend Zinedine Zidane has been chosen as the footballer of the decade by voters on Foxsports.com.The former French skipper left the second placed Ronaldinho far ... Read more...

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Spanish media delighted with Messi’s Golden Ball award


December 1st, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 1 (DPA) The Spanish media was delighted that Barcelona's Argentione striker Lionel Messi has won the European Footballer of the Year award. It was announced early Tuesday by France Football magazine ... Read more...

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FIFA World Player 2009 short lists


October 30th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Oct 30 (DPA) The following is the men's and women's short list for the World Footballer of the Year award, announced Friday by the ruling body FIFA. Men's:Michael Ballack (Germany)Gianluigi Buffon ... Read more...

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Golden Foot award lifts Ronaldinho’s spirit


October 13th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 13 (DPA) AC Milan striker Ronaldinho has received the 2009 Golden Foot award at a ceremony held in Monte Carlo, Italian media reported Tuesday. As with his predecessors, who ... Read more...

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Cristiano close to tears as hopes of playing World Cup diminishes


September 7th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Sep 7(ANI): Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo, who had broke millions of English hearts in the last World Cup and gave a wink after England striker Wayne Rooney was shown a ... Read more...

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I’m happy to be the most expensive player: Cristiano Ronaldo


July 5th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo insists that the $130 million (80 million pounds) Real Madrid paid for him is a "fair price" and he is delighted to be the "most expensive" ... Read more...

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Messi knows that defeating Chelsea will make him world’s best footie player


April 28th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.28 (ANI): Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi knows he can only be officially crowned as the best player on the planet if they beat Chelsea.The Argie idol, 21, is desperate ... Read more...

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Ronaldo donates PS100k to hospital that saved mum from cancer


March 8th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 8 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo has donated 100,000 pounds to a native Portuguese hospital that saved his mothers life against cancer.The ace footballer gave the staggering amount to help build ... Read more...

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Kaka still on AC Milan’s long injured list


March 6th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 6 (DPA) AC Milan star Kaka remains sidelined as his foot injury has not improved, the La Gazzetta dello Sport paper reported. Kaka, 26, injured his foot on Feb 7 in ... Read more...

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Corinthians fine Ronaldo for lack of discipline


February 28th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 28 (DPA) Before making his debut with Brazilian club Corinthians, veteran striker Ronaldo was facing his first punishment - a fine for "lack of discipline." The club leadership was upset ... Read more...

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Manchester City, AC Milan juggle Kaka’s future


January 19th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 19 (DPA) A crucial week for the future of AC Milan star Kaka started Monday with the scheduled arrival in Italy of his father Bosco, who will act as his ... Read more...

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British club makes 100 mn pounds bid for Milan’s Kaka


January 14th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) British football club Manchester City is in talks with Italy's Inter Milan for the transfer of Brazilian star Kaka for a whopping 100 million pounds ($146 million).City, one ... Read more...

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Cristiano Ronaldo short-listed for FIFA World Player


December 12th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo could be in line for another major honour after being short-listed for the FIFA World Player of the Year award. The Portugal and ... Read more...

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Ronaldo hopes for Rio comeback


October 28th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 28 (DPA) Brazilian football superstar Ronaldo said he wants to make his comeback from injury at his hometown club Flamengo Rio de Janeiro next year."If everything works out, ... Read more...

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Ronaldo named FifPro World Footballer of the Year


October 28th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Manchester winger Cristiano Ronaldo has been named FifPro World Footballer of the Year.The Portugal international, who is also the favourite to be named European and FIFA ... Read more...

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Ankle injury forces Italy captain Cannavaro out of Euro 2008 (Lead)


June 3rd, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Milan, June 3 (DPA) The Italian squad faces an uphill start to their Euro 2008 campaign after losing their captain Fabio Cannavaro to an ankle injury suffered during a training session. A ... Read more...

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Italy risk missing Cannavaro at Euro 2008


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Milan, June 3 (DPA) Italy's captain Fabio Cannavaro suffered an ankle injury Monday during the world champions' first training session at their Euro 2008 camp in Austria, raising fears he might be ... Read more...

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Ronaldo among three shortlisted for FIFA world player title


December 1st, 2007 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.1 (ANI): Portuguese and ManUnited football star Cristiano Ronaldo has made the three-man shortlist for FIFA's world player of the year award. According to the Daily express, Ronaldo is up against Brazilian ... Read more...

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