Anzhi Makhachkala: Profiling Russia's Manchester City Chasing Cristiano Ronaldo

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Anzhi Makhachkala: Profiling Russia's Manchester City Chasing Cristiano Ronaldo
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It's been a month since Anzhi Makhachkala shocked the footballing world by signing Samuel Eto'o and for people not familiar with Russian football—which is a lot of people—who exactly are Anzhi Makhachkala? 

Remember a few seasons ago when obscure Uzbeki club Bunyodkor, Rivaldo's former club, made headlines for submitting some outrageous transfer bids?

In a way, that's like Anzhi Makhachkala, except the Russian club have walked the walk.

Aside from Cristiano Ronaldo flirting with a move to Anzhi Makhachkala and the club being Russia's version of Manchester City, what else do you know? 

Here is a in-depth profile of Anzhi Makhachkala.  

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