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    Ronaldinho held by police in Paraguay over ‘fake passport’

Ronaldinho held by police in Paraguay over ‘fake passport’

Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, former Brazilian professional footballer better known as Ronaldinho, is being held by police in Paraguay for allegedly using a fake passport to enter the country. It was gathered that the former AC Milan and Barcelona forward was in Asunción, capital city of Paraguay, for a charity event when police visited his hotel suite, where they found the alleged [...]

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    Brazil’s supreme court grants Netflix go ahead to show ′gay Jesus’ comedy

Brazil’s supreme court grants Netflix go ahead to show ′gay Jesus’ comedy

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    Brazilian court orders Netflix to take down ‘gay Jesus’ film

Brazilian court orders Netflix to take down ‘gay Jesus’ film

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    Liverpool beat Flamengo to win first-ever FIFA Club World Cup trophy

Liverpool beat Flamengo to win first-ever FIFA Club World Cup trophy

Liverpool FC beat Flamengo of Brazil to become world champions for the first time in their 127-year history. Jürgen Klopp's men clinched the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup trophy after pipping Copa Libertadores winners 1-0 in extra time at the Khalifa International stadium in Doha, Qatar on Saturday evening. Liverpool qualified for the FIFA's competition which consists of the best top clubs from [...]

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    Super Eagles end 2019 at 31st in latest FIFA ranking

Super Eagles end 2019 at 31st in latest FIFA ranking

Super Eagles of Nigeria have maintained the 31st position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings. According to the list released on Thursday by the world football body, the Super Eagles also took 3rd position in the continent. Belgium secured the FIFA ranking’s 'Team of the Year' for the second successive time after a record-breaking year for the global ladder. The Red Devils held on [...]

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    ‘Eagles played PSG, Man City, Barca and Liverpool’ — Twitter reactions to Nigeria-Brazil friendly

‘Eagles played PSG, Man City, Barca and Liverpool’ — Twitter reactions to Nigeria-Brazil friendly

The Nigerian Twittersphere  is currently abuzz after the Super Eagles held the Samba Boys of Brazil to a 1-1 draw on Sunday. The international friendly game took place at the Singapore national stadium, Kallang. Joe Aribo gave the Super Eagles the lead in the 35th minute but Real Madrid's Casemiro equalised three minute into the second half. The moment the game ended, quite a [...]

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    Aribo scores as Super Eagles play out 1-1 draw with Brazil

Aribo scores as Super Eagles play out 1-1 draw with Brazil

Super Eagles of Nigeria held Brazil to a 1-1 draw in an international friend game at the Singapore national stadium, Kallang on Sunday. The Eagles endured early time of pressure from the Brazilian side with their 4-3-3 formation. Gernot Rohr’s side had finished third at this summer’s Africa Cup of Nations, losing in the semi-finals to Algeria, who went on to beat [...]

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    Azeez is ‘happy to be back’ as Rohr names squad for Brazil clash

Azeez is ‘happy to be back’ as Rohr names squad for Brazil clash

Five years after his first invitation to the Super Eagles, Ramon Azeez has made Gernot Rohr's 23-man list for the international friendly match with Brazil in Singapore. Rohr's boys will take on five-time world champions on Sunday, October 13 at the Singapore national stadium in Kallang. Kenneth Omeruo, Abdullahi Shehu and Chidozie Awaziem are back from injury, otherwise, the squad is largely unchanged from [...]

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    Brazil coach names Neymar, Coutinho, Alves for Super Eagles friendly

Brazil coach names Neymar, Coutinho, Alves for Super Eagles friendly

Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, Brazil's head coach commonly referred to as Tite, has listed players like Neymar, Dani Alves and Roberto Firmino as the likely players for the friendly match with Super Eagles. The Eagles versus Brazil international friendly is billed to take place at the Singapore National Stadium at 5am Nigerian time on October 13. Top on Tite's killer squad for the friendly [...]

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    Dominic Uzoukwu targets 20 goals to lift club into Chinese Super League

Dominic Uzoukwu targets 20 goals to lift club into Chinese Super League

Nigerian-Brazilian striker Dominic Uzoukwu is confident of scoring 20 goals for Beijing BG this season. The 23-year-old has already netted 11 times in the Chinese second-tier league and he's aiming to double his tally. "I have scored 11 times already and I'm very confident of scoring more for my club," he told TheCable. "When I was coming here, I set a target to score [...]

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    Ronaldo becomes majority owner of Real Valladolid

Ronaldo becomes majority owner of Real Valladolid

Brazil legend, Ronaldo Nazario Luis de Lima, has bought La Liga club Real Valladolid following the completion of his €30m (£27m) takeover. The former Real Madrid star now owns 51 percent of the club. He was unveiled in the town's city hall alongside president Carlos Suarez and city mayor Oscar Puente on Monday. According to El Larguero, Valladolid are in debt to the [...]

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    Switzerland stand firm, deny Neymar and Brazil

Switzerland stand firm, deny Neymar and Brazil

Brazil were surprisingly held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland despite an electrifying first half display which included a magnificent Philip Coutinho curler. [...]

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    After winless friendlies, Nigeria drop in latest FIFA rankings

After winless friendlies, Nigeria drop in latest FIFA rankings

The Super Eagles dropped from 47 to 48 in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. On the continent, the three-time African champions dropped from sixth to seventh position. The Super Eagles also lost 17 points, dropping to 618 from 635 in May. Nigeria's current ranking could be a consequence of the Super Eagles' failure to win any of the three friendlies played [...]

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    EXTRA: Ronaldinho ‘to marry two women’ at the same time

EXTRA: Ronaldinho ‘to marry two women’ at the same time

Brazil football legend Ronaldinho is reportedly set to tie the knot with his girlfriends on the same day. Bigamy is illegal in Brazil, so that may be a possible explanation for planning to marry both women at the same time. [...]

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    World Cup Special: Track record of all 32 Russia-bound teams

World Cup Special: Track record of all 32 Russia-bound teams

Ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, TheCable takes a look at the track record and best performances of the 32 countries that will be in Russia for the tournament. Group A Russia's best World Cup performance was a semi-final appearance in 1966 in England. Saudi Arabia has never gone past the round of 16. The Pharaohs of Egypt have also never progressed beyond [...]

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    World Cup Special: Most successful nations and past winners of football’s showpiece

World Cup Special: Most successful nations and past winners of football’s showpiece

The FIFA World Cup is an international football competition established in 1930. It is contested by the national teams of countries that are members of FIFA. Since inception, the tournament has taken place every four years, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was cancelled due to World War II. The most recent World Cup was hosted by Brazil in 2014 and [...]

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