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Brazil striker Fabiano reveals Bolt inspiration


September 18th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS) Recalled Brazil striker Luis Fabiano has vowed to celebrate in "Usain Bolt style" if he scores in Wednesday's international friendly against Argentina.Fabiano, who has ... Read more...

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Striker Fabiano recalled to Brazil squad


September 12th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has recalled striker Luis Fabiano for the team's upcoming friendlies against Argentina.Fabiano, who has not played an international match ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s Atletico falters, Vasco stays top


June 18th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 18 (IANS) A Luis Fabiano strike was enough for Sao Paulo to end the unbeaten run of Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro in Brazil's Serie A championship while ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo is on a comeback trail, says Fabiano


April 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio deJaneiro, April 26 (IANS) Former Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano feels his current club Sao Paulo is all set to return to the top of Brazilian football after three seasons ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo secures lead of state championship


March 30th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 30 (IANS) Sao Paulo beat Catanduvense 2-0 in the 16th round to keep its first position in the 2012 Sao Paulo state championship.Sao Paulo, without an ... Read more...

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Luis Fabiano’s regret revealed


March 25th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 25 (IANS) Sao Paulo striker Luis Fabiano confessed that he regrets not having played for one of Europe's biggest teams.The 31-year-old striker left Sao Paulo ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo win thriller against Santos


March 19th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 19 (IANS) Sao Paulo playing host to rivals Santos fought hard to win 3-2 in the 14th round of the Sao Paulo state championship here.Sao Paulo ... Read more...

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Luis Fabiano leads Sao Paulo to victory


March 12th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 12 (IANS) Sao Paulo came from behind to win 2-1 at home against Portuguesa in the 13th round of the Sao Paulo state championship.Sao Paulo fans ... Read more...

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Fabiano enters Sao Paulo’s injury list


January 30th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 30 (IANS) On the same day that star goalie Rogerio Ceni left the hospital after arthroscopic surgery, Sao Paulo striker Luis Fabiano is awaiting his injury ... Read more...

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Kanoute leads Sevilla to comeback defeat of Barcelona


August 15th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 15 (DPA) Sevilla came from behind to beat Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday, in the first leg of the Spanish Supercup football, the curtain-raiser to the season played between league and ... Read more...

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Samba drums fall silent as Dunga fails to answer Cryuff


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Port Elizabeth, July 2 (IANS) Brazilian coach Carlos Dunga wanted to silence Dutch legend Johan Cryuff but at the end of 90 minutes Friday it were the Samba drums that ... Read more...

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The Netherlands upset favourites Brazil 2-1 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), July 2 (DPA) The Netherlands came from behind to beat 10-man Brazil 2-1 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth Friday to reach the World Cup ... Read more...

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Fabiano warns dainty Holland not to try and outplay Brazil


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Striker Luis Fabiano has warned the dainty Dutch that they will get their fingers burnt if they try to outplay his brilliant Brazil.He was speaking ahead of ... Read more...

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Improving Brazil now have Dutch convoy in their sights


June 29th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Dutch fans have been on the road for weeks in South Africa and some have already started rolling into Port Elizabeth for Friday's quarter-final clash with Brazil. The vast ... Read more...

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Brazil’s beautiful game now has spine of steel


June 29th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Brazil sent out an ominous warning to their World Cup rivals Monday with a clinical 3-0 defeat of Chile to set up a quarter-final clash with the Netherlands. The ... Read more...

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Brazil trounce Chile, set up date with Dutch


June 29th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Five-time world champions Brazil scored twice within four minutes in a 3-0 drubbing of Chile Monday to set up a tantalising quarter-final showdown with the Netherlands. Juan struck a ... Read more...

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Dunga’s boot camp means no more fantasy football


June 27th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 27 (DPA) A giant TV screen, a golf course and a forest. That is the view that Kaka and company wake up to every morning during this World Cup - ... Read more...

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‘Hand of God’ cheat Maradona calls for ‘fair play’ at World Cup


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 22(ANI): Argentina coach Diego Maradona, infamous for the 1986 'Hand of God' goal, has called for more fair play at the World Cup in South Africa.Maradona had left England ... Read more...

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Kaka’s Red Card Angers Brazilians


June 21st, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sending off of Brazilian star footballer Kaka in the final moments of the Ivory Coast clash on Sunday has angered fans and players alike.Though ... Read more...

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Kaka sent off as Brazil beat Ivory Coast to go through (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 21 (DPA) Brazil beat Ivory Coast 3-1 to qualify from Group G Sunday in Johannesburg but Kaka was sent off. Dunga's team took the lead in Soccer City through Luis ... Read more...

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Brazil qualify from Group G but Kaka is sent off


June 21st, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 21 (DPA) Brazil beat Ivory Coast 3-1 to qualify from Group G Sunday in Johannesburg but Kaka was sent off. Dunga's team took the lead in Soccer City through Luis Fabiano ... Read more...

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Will the real Kaka stand up? Brazil need star to shine


June 17th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 17 (DPA) The big stars are not shining at the World Cup and that goes for the Brazilian number 10 Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite who seems a shadow ... Read more...

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Rooney edges Ronaldo out of World Cup Dream Team


June 8th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): England ace striker Wayne Rooney, who has been playing catch up game with his Portuguese rival Cristiano Ronaldo, has closed the gap by edging the Real Madrid ace ... Read more...

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Rooney, Villa likely to win Golden Boot: Luis Fabiano


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Brazilian striker Luis Fabiano has named contemporaries Wayne Rooney and David Villa as probables for the coveted Golden Boot that commemorates the highest goal-scorer of the FIFA World ... Read more...

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Brazil feel the familiar weight of being favoured (Group G team profile)


June 1st, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 1 (DPA) Five-time football World Cup champions Brazil arrive in South Africa, as always, among the favourites to take top spot at the finals. With a deeper ... Read more...

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Brazalian ace Fabiano reveals his Manchester United dreams


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23(ANI): Brazilian striker Luis Fabiano has issued a remarkable plea to Manchester United to sign him this summer.With United manager Sir Alex Ferguson in the market for a striker, ... Read more...

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Real Madrid looking to bury the ghost of Tenerife


February 25th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, Feb 25 (DPA) Real Madrid will be looking to bury the ghost of Tenerife Saturday - and maintain the pressure on Spanish leaders Barcelona.It was in Tenerife's little Esatdio ... Read more...

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Man City, Chelsea eye Seville striker Fabiano


February 17th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Manchester City and Chelsea are on alert after Seville striker Luis Fabiano refused to rule out a big-money move to the Premier League.The Brazilian has been linked ... Read more...

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Sevilla reclaim fourth place by beating Osasuna


February 15th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 15 (DPA) Sevilla reclaimed fourth place in the Spanish Liga Sunday with a 1-0 home win over Osasuna. The only goal in Seville was headed in by Brazil striker Luis Fabiano, ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid thrash Santander in Spanish cup semi-final


February 5th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 5 (DPA) Atletico Madrid virtually booked their tickets for the Spanish King's Cup final Thursday by thrashing Racing Santander 4-0 in a one-sided semi-final first leg. Santander, who have never reached ... Read more...

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Sevilla well-placed to reach final after beating Getafe


February 4th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 4 (DPA) Sevilla are well placed to reach the final of the Spanish King's Cup after beating Getafe 2-0, in a one- sided semi-final first leg. Luis Fabiano headed Sevilla ... Read more...

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Barcelona aiming to take winning streak into 2010


December 31st, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 31 (DPA) Barcelona are hoping to start 2010 in the same way that they finished 2009, by playing well and winning. Josep Guardiola's talented team crowned their "annus mirabilis" by winning ... Read more...

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When the Barcelona cat is away, the Madrid mice will play


December 17th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 17 (DPA) When the Barcelona cat is away, the Madrid mice will play - against Zaragoza Saturday. Barca are in Abu Dhabi trying to make history by winning the Club World ... Read more...

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Sevilla keen to make progress in Champions League


December 8th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 8 (DPA) As usual, all the talk in Spanish football this season has focused on Barcelona and Real Madrid. Did Barca coach Josep Guardiola do the right thing in swapping ... Read more...

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Sevilla and Valencia both held to home draws


November 29th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 29 (DPA) Sevilla and Valencia both failed to make up ground on Barcelona and Real Madrid after being held to disappointing home draws by Malaga and Mallorca in the Primera ... Read more...

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