1. Robinho Interview: The Brazilian Walks the Walk, but also Talks the Talk

    In an interview with Brazilian magazine Placar, Manchester City's new star Robinho spoke about his experiences since making the move from Spain to Eastlands. S B brings the translation.....

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  2. Buying Talent Versus Youth Programs: Europe's Failed Strategy Finally Surfacing?

    When the U.S. economy entered into collapse, a Spanish newspaper wrote, "gone are the days when an economic crisis meant losses or tournament eliminations...

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  3. Brazilian Player Weekly: Robinho, Kaka, and the New Flavour of the Week—Alex

    Lets get the ball rolling with Robinho, who was on fire once more as City stroked Stoke. The Stoke fans were silenced as early as 14 minutes into their clash with Manchester City, as ...

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  4. Brazil Win FIFA Futsal World Cup 08

    Brazil captain Vinicius hoisted the FIFA Futsal World Cup Trophy in front of a delirious 12 thousand plus crowd on October 19 2008, as the South Americans claimed the most prestigious trophy in the game for the fourth time...

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  5. Brazilian Players Based in Europe: Who Benefits?

    Every year approximately 1000 (official) new Brazilian signings are exported overseas. A staggering number when one considers that this is an annual figure which has steadily increased over the years...

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  6. FIFA Futsal World Cup FINAL FOUR- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Russia,Brazil,Italy and Spain are the top four remaining after heated Tuesday action. The good: Iran, theoretically one of the weakest teams in the big 8, were also without their top stars due to suspension this Tuesday...

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  7. FIFA Futsal World Cup Brazil 2008: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    The Good: World champs Spain were on fire as they demolished Russia coming from behind. The 5-2 routing had a little of everything including a goal coming from a cross court effort from the Spanish goalie Amado...

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  8. FIFA Futsal World Cup: Brazil 2008

    Cup holders Spain were the first major surprise after being held to a hard fought Group D 3-3 draw at the hands of lowly ranked Iran. Uruguay were also held to the same scoreline by equally unsung Libya...

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  9. South American Profiles: Dentinho

    Bruno Ferreira Bonfim, or simply Dentinho, is a Brazilian striker currently playing for second division Brazilian club Corinthians. Dentinho means "little tooth" in English and it is unclear why he was assigned this nickname...

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  10. South American Profiles: Dejan Petkovic

    Born in Majdanpek, Serbia, Dejan Petkovic—or "Pet", as he is popularly called in Brazil—started his career at Radnicki Nis in 1988...

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  11. Robinho Runs Riot at Eastlands

    There was talk about him not being worth his record transfer. There was talk about EPL defences being strong and the EPL brand being too tough...

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  12. South American Profiles: Valdivia

    Jorge Luis Valdivia Toro, more commonly known as simply Valdivia and nicknamed El Mago, was born in Venezuela to Chilean parents and is by choice, Chilean. Chilean club Colo Colo's youth program was where Valdivia started out...

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  13. South American Profiles: Nilmar

    Nilmar Honorato da Silva is a Brazilian striker more commonly known as just Nilmar. Nilmar started his career at the age of 18 on the 15th of March 2003 playing for Internacional. A few months later he was also called up to the under 23 national side...

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  14. South American Profiles: Hernanes

    Anderson Hernanes de Carvalho Andrade Lima more popularly known as Hernanes is Brazilian and currently plays for Sao Paulo. The owner of a superb shot with both left and right feet, is a product of the São Paulo youth training system...

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  15. UEFA Champions League: Should Foreign Clubs Be Invited?

    Inter Milan versus Panathinaikos 2-0, goals from Brazilians Mancini and Adriano with countless Brazilians playing for both sides alongside Argentinians, Africans and the odd Greek or Italian...

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  16. Luiz Felipe Scolari Puts Champions League in Perspective

    In a world driven by the mighty buck, even our beautiful sport has been taken over. Wealthy clubs financed by external sources, rather than trophies won, run the show...

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  17. Kaka Chooses Messi as his Successor

    After a tough season with many injuries, the world's best footballer, Kaka, says he does not think he has a shot at winning the official award for a second consecutive year. The Brazilian points towards Messi has his successor...

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  18. England Versus Croatia: A Pig With Lipstick?

    Croatia's proud unbeaten record of 35 qualifying matches at home has fallen. Theo Walcott's first goals for his country came as a hat-trick, and Fabio Capello has awakened immense expectations...

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  19. World Cup Qualifiers: Ratatouille - Anyone Can Play!

    Brazil - Bolivia (0-0) Peru - Argentina (1-1) Uruguay - Ecuador (0-0) Finland - Germany (3-3) Switzerland - Luxembourg (1-2) The last round of World Cup qualifiers produced some ...

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  20. Juan: Brazil's Latest Addition

    Coming on in the second half versus Chile, substituting Ronaldinho, after Kleber was sent off, was an experience that Juan had long awaited, dreaming of representing the Seleção Brasileira...

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  21. World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil Sambas in Santiago

    Dunga seems to have been given a life for now. Traveling to Santiago `without suitcases` the Canarinhos showed glimpses of beautiful football and the promise that they can get it together...

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  22. South American World Cup Qualifiers—Paraguay Surprises

    The match was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina and it was the home side who had the first clear chance of the match, when a free kick executed by expert Juan Roman Riquelme hit the crossbar in the 8th minute...

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  23. Qualifier Against Chile Might be Dunga's Last Chance

    EPL transfer record breaker Robinho, his fellow City mate Jo, mystifying Milan sensation Ronaldinho, and all the other big names will be present on the 7th of September when Brazil meet Chile in Santiago...

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  24. Manchester City: The Latest EPL Sellout

    Yet another English club has been sold, or indeed resold, to foreign owners. It seems that anyone with a little extra cash can buy themselves an English football club nowadays...

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  25. Zenit Beat Manchester United to win the UEFA Super Cup

    Accompanied by apparent jeers from the fans, Manchester United were unable to secure a victory and confirm their status as the best club in Europe or indeed the world as some would place them...

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