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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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