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The Man who Fell to Earth

Whilst barely remembered now, few men can have created more headlines around the world for one incident than Chile goalkeeper Roberto Rojas, often known as the Condor for the way he swoped and dived around his goalmouth.. At the time, the image of Rojas prone on the floor bleeding caused shock waves around the world, until photographer’s stills of the ...

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City sign young Brazilian star

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Manchester City have completed the signing of Brazilian teenager Kayky, although he will not join up with his new employers until next year when he turns 18. The 17-year-old who currently plays for Fluminense has drawn comparisons with Neymar, and was also wanted by Liverpool, Shakhtar Donetsk and several clubs in Spain. However, City have stolen a march on their ...

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Murder in Brazil

Bruno Fernandes – known simply as Bruno in Brazil – was a goalkeeper with a growing reputation. He had captained Flamengo to the top of the league, was tipped to make the Brazil national squad for the 2014 World Cup, and there was speculation linking him to a big money move to Europe with AC Milan. However, in 2013 his ...

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Fernandinho linked with switch back to Brazil

The agent of Fernandinho has hinted that his client may return to Brazil when his contract with Manchester City expires. The 35-year old City captain is out of contract in June and now it looks like he could be set for a return to his former club Athletico Paransense rather than look to extend his stay at the Etihad. The ...

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Neymar quotes: Best Quotes on Neymar Jr

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  Neymar is unarguably among the best players in the world today. The former Santos stalwart has been at the top of his game for quite some time now. He attracts a lot of appreciation from the biggest names in world football. Here’s what they say about Neymar. Here’s a few quotes about Neymar: “I like Neymar a lot. He is ...

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2016 Football Review: Most memorable moments

Leicester City become English champions It is hard to recall a fairytale like the one Leicester City scripted in the 2015/16 Premier League campaign. It came from a team that barely managed to stave off relegation in the previous season, was embroiled in issues off the pitch during pre-season and proceeded to sack their manager Nigel Pearson. However, the well-travelled ...

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5 Most Significant Goals in World Cup History

Andres Iniesta (Spain vs. Netherlands, 2010 World Cup final) Spain have always produced talented footballers with regularity but somehow its national team always conspired to come out empty-handed from the major tournaments. However, they managed to assemble another fantastic squad in the late 2000s and the team ended their long drought for a major trophy by winning the 2008 European ...

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Top 5 Soccer Underdog Stories

Leicester City win the 2015/16 Premier League At a time when club football has seen the biggest talents being concentrated at the top European clubs, it has become increasingly difficult for the smaller teams to win major titles. In the prevailing circumstances what happened during the 2015/16 Premier League season is simply unbelievable. The Foxes desperately avoided relegation in the ...

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