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Neymar ensures Santos victory over Flamengo


September 13th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Striker Neymar and 16-year-old winger Victor Andrade scored two goals in as many minutes as late-rallying Santos defeated Flamengo 2-0 in Brazil's Serie A ... Read more...

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Fred keeps Fluminense on top


September 10th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Brazil international forward Fred struck a first-half winner against Internacional as Fluminense maintained top spot in Brazil's Serie A football standings.The 27-year-old pounced ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho ‘available’ for Brazil recall


September 1st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 1 (IANS) Ronaldinho says he is ready to return to Brazil's national team should coach Mano Menezes recall the rejuvenated star.The former Barcelona and AC ... Read more...

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Brazil ‘open’ to Ronaldinho return


August 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 30 (IANS) Brazil's football confederation (CBF) president Jose Maria Marin has left the door ajar for the return of Ronaldinho to the national team.Marin, who earlier ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho goal earns draw for Atletico


August 27th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 27 (IANS) A spectacular Ronaldinho strike helped nine-man Atletico Mineiro hold local rivals Cruzeiro to a 2-2 draw in Brazil's Serie A championship.In a goal reminiscent ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho ready to face former Milan teammate Seedorf


August 18th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Brazil playmaker Ronaldinho said he will put his friendship with Clarence Seedorf aside when the former AC Milan teammates meet in Brazil's ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s Atletico Mineiro return to top of Brazil’s Serie A


August 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro returned to the top of Brazil's Serie A championship with a 1-0 victory over Coritiba.The two-time FIFA world player of the ... Read more...

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Former Man City midfielder Elano praises teammates


July 25th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 25 (IANS) Former Manchester City and Brazil midfielder Elano attributed Gremio's Serie A resurgence to the team's lesser known players.The Porto Alegre club has recorded ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho scores in Atletico’s 4-1 victory


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 22 (IANS) Former Brazilian star Ronaldinho scored a trademark goal as Atletico Mineiro stayed on top of Brazil's Serie A standings with a 4-1 victory over ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho loses Coke endorsement for drinking Pepsi


July 11th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 11 (IANS) Former Brazilian star midfielder's decision to have a sip of Pepsi at a press conference cost him dearly as rivals Coke pulled the ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dazzles despite abuse from opposing fans


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro moved to the top of Brazil's Serie A championship after an emotion-charged 1-0 away victory over Gremio.The two-time FIFA World ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho scores first goal for Atletico Mineiro


June 24th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 24 (IANS) Ronaldinho scored his first goal for Atletico Mineiro and set up another as the team defeated Nautico 5-1 in the Brazilian Serie A championship.In ... 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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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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Ronaldinho rediscovers magic in debut for new club


June 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (IANS) Ronaldinho declared he still has "a lot to offer in football" after showing flashes of his old magic in his debut for new ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s debut for Atletico Mineiro debut put off


June 7th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 7 (IANS) Ronaldinho's debut for Atletico Mineiro has been delayed because the club has yet to register his name with Brazil's football confederation.Atletico Mineiro had hoped ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s Atletico Mineiro debut postponed


June 6th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 6 (IANS) Brazilian football star Ronaldinho's debut for Atletico Mineiro has been delayed because the club has yet to register his name with the country's football ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho signs up with Atletico Mineiro


June 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 5 (IANS) Ronaldinho has signed up with Atletico Mineiro four days after quitting rival Brazilian football club Flamengo.Athletico Mineiro confirmed Monday they had signed on ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho denies indiscipline charge


June 4th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Ronaldinho has denied accusations of indiscipline at Flamengo and says delayed payments were his prime reason for leaving the club.Ronaldinho quit Flamengo Thursday ... Read more...

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Flamengo threatens to sue Palmeiras


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (IANS) Flamengo has threatened to sue Palmeiras for $160 million if Ronaldinho signs with the rival Brazilian club.Flamengo officials claimed Friday they had evidence ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho quits Flamengo, sues club for unpaid wages


June 1st, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 1 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho has quit Flamengo and is suing the club for a reported $20 million for unpaid wages and delayed payments.The 32-year-old ... Read more...

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Internacional’s Fabricio and Datolo deny Flamengo victory


May 27th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 27 (IANS) Second-half wonder goals from Fabricio and Datolo earned Internacional a 3-3 draw against Flamengo in the Brazilian championship here.An Airton strike and Ronaldinho ... 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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Four Vasco da Gama players banned for brawl


April 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Four Vasco da Gama players have been given a combined 28-match ban for their part in a wild post-match brawl earlier this month.Eduardo Costa ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s brother jailed for money laundering


April 18th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 18 (IANS) The brother of former Barcelona and AC Milan star Ronaldinho has been sentenced to five and a half years in jail after being ... Read more...

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Flamengo players in tears after exit from Copa Libertadores


April 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) Former Barcelona playmaker Ronaldinho said that Flamengo's players were in tears following their elimination from the Copa Libertadores.Despite winning their final group match against ... Read more...

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Flamengo eliminated from Copa Libertadores


April 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 13 (IANS) Emelec's dramatic victory over Olimpia in Paraguay's capital Asuncion eliminated Brazilian giants Flamengo from the Copa Libertadores.Defender Jose Quinonez scored the injury-time winner ... Read more...

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Brazil coach Menezes vows to win 2014 World Cup


April 9th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes is confident of leading the team to victory in the 2014 football World Cup.Menezes has had mixed fortunes since ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho scores to give Flamengo 2-1 victory


April 8th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 8 (IANS) Ronaldinho scored a 92nd-minute penalty to give Flamengo a dramatic 2-1 victory over fierce rivals Vasco da Gama in the Rio Cup.It comes ... Read more...

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Fans want Ronaldinho out of Flamengo


April 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 7 (IANS) Little more than a year after being hailed as Flamengo's saviour, supporters of Brazil's biggest club want Ronaldinho out of the team.An emphatic ... Read more...

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Santos maintain top spot, Flamengo stumble


April 5th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 5 (IANS) Reigning Copa Libertadores champions Santos maintained the top spot in their group after a 1-1 draw with Brazilian rival Internacional at Porto Alegre's Beira-Rio ... 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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Olimpia to face Flamengo in Libertadores Cup


March 28th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 28 (IANS) Olimpia, the reigning champions of Paraguayan soccer, will face Brazil's Flamengo in the fourth game of Group 2 in the Libertadores Cup.The Wednesday night ... Read more...

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Ronadlinho misses practice after night out with Adriano


March 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 21 (IANS) Flamengo football team captain Ronaldinho Gaucho did not participate in Tuesday's team practice after spending a long night out with friend and potential teammate ... Read more...

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