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Jul 26, 2004
Brazil X Argentina Estádio Nacional, em Lima, no Peru Date: 25/07/2004 Time: 10 PM (GMT) Live score on Samba Foot ! Brazil Júlio César; Maicon, Luizão (Cris), Juan et Gustavo Nery; Kléberson (Diego), Renato, Alex (Felipe) et Edu; Adriano et Luís Fabiano Entr: Carlos Alberto Parreira Argentina Abondanzieri; Ayala, Heinze, Coloccini, Mascherano, Zanetti, Luís González […]
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Jul 22, 2004
The forward of Sao Paulo who is in Peru for the Copa America with the Seleção, might be in A.S Roma’s good books. The Italian club which wants to strengthen its offensive and looks for a real scorer might think about the Brazilian, who has scored a beautiful goal against Paraguay. In order to back […]
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Jul 22, 2004
The duel between Palmeiras and Santos goes on. The club of Palmeiras lost on Paysandu’s field, one nil, while Santos easily won versus Criciùma 5-2. Deivid, Ricardinho, Elano and the talented Robinho with two goals, were the scorers of Santos. Thanks to this victory, Santos gets back the first place with one more point than […]
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Jul 22, 2004
Brazil reached the final of the Copa America for the first time since 1999, beating Uruguay 5-3 on penalty kicks following a 1-1 tie Wednesday night. Luisao, Luis Fabiano, Adriano, Renato and Alex converted penalty kicks for Brazil, while Dario Silva, goalkeeper Sebastian Viera and Omar Pouso made their kicks for Uruguay. Both Brazil, the […]
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Jul 21, 2004
Greek Champions League hopefuls Olympiakos have signed former World Player of the Year Rivaldo, the club said on Wednesday. Olympiakos are expected to make an official announcement later on Wednesday. The career of the 2002 World Cup winner has been in limbo since he was released by AC Milan in December. He joined Brazil’s Cruzeiro […]
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Jul 20, 2004
Brazil are bracing themselves for a bruising, tough tackling clash with Uruguay in their Copa America semi-final on Wednesday. The world champions finally came to life back at sea level against Mexico on Sunday, winning their quarter-final 4-0 after a series of pallid performances in the high-altitude southern city of Arequipa. Despite being without top […]
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Jul 19, 2004
Striker Adriano scored a pair of goals and set up two others as Brazil defeated Mexico 4-0 and advanced to the semifinals of the Copa America on Sunday. Brazil will play Uruguay in Wednesday’s semifinal at Lima after the Celeste beat Paraguay 3-1 earlier Sunday. Mexico: Oswaldo Sanchez, Salvador Carmona, Rafael Marquez, Osmar Briseno, Duilio […]
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Jul 17, 2004
The ex Flamengo’s defensive midfielder Fabinho has signed a contract with the team of the trainer Wanderley Luxemburgo until 31st december 2004. Fabinho has played this year for Shimizu Pulse in Japan.
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Jul 16, 2004
Rodrigo Ferrante Taddei, Siena’s Brazilian midfielder, wants to join As Roma. He is under contract at his actual club until 2005. He had some offers in Italy and abroad, but he said he would leave Siena only to reach As Roma. Taddei played a very good season at Siena (27 games and 8 goals). One […]
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Jul 15, 2004
Paraguay beats Brazil 2-1 (half-time: 1-1) in the ultimate group C round of the Copa America, played Wednesday in Arequipa (Peru). Paraguay finishes with the first place of the Group C, in which Brasil and Costa Rica are also qualified for the quarters-final. Luis Fabiano (São Paulo FC) has scored the only goal of the […]
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Jul 11, 2004
Date of birth: 25th of September, 1973 in Sao Paulo He’s not so nice to see. He hasn’t elegance and style, but he’s a good defender. He’s got the sense of the position in the field. In this years he got the nickname of “globetrotter” because he played in various countries: Brazil of course (Portuguesa), […]
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Jul 11, 2004
Mario Jardel. Date of birth: 18th of September, 1973 in Fortaleza Newspapers and televisions were very surprised when Ermanno Pieroni, the owner of Ancona, announced in January the signing of Jardel. Italian people remembered this forward for his strength and his killer-instinct. He scored important goals in Champions League against AC Milan when he played […]
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Jul 11, 2004
Fabio Bilica. Date of birth: 4th of January, 1979 in Campo Grande Fabio Bilica is one of the hardest defender in the Italian League. He doesn’t care about the style. His only objective is to stop the opposite forwards. He looks like a “marine” soldier with his skinhead shining in the field. He hasn’t a […]
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Jul 11, 2004
He incredibly sign for Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk after a very good season with Brescia. His president Gino Corioni got 14 million euros from the deal: he couldn’t say no. Matuzalem sign a 5-year-contract: he will earn 1,2 million euros a year. The Italian big clubs lost a great opportunity. Matuzalem is a very good […]
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Jul 01, 2004
First the appendices of the Olimpico Stadium, Next the Seleção Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, known as “Ronaldinho Gaúcho”, was born in March 21st, 1980 in Porto Alegre. He’s grown playing with the round ball, in a family that have always considered the football as a true passion. His mother was a nurse while his father […]
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Jun 26, 2004
Interview of Rai ! [photo=rai.jpg id=24 align=left] [clear] How was your redeployemment after your footballistic carrier? I’ve had already an important pending project: The creation of the Gol de Letra foundation, with Leonardo, with the aim of helping children who live in favelas. Because of that, I’ve been making some publicites and I’m currently working […]
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May 26, 2004
Alex Dias interview [photo=alex_dias.jpg id=19 align=left]– Which are your objectives for 2004? I’m hopefull! I had been playing in a french club called St Etienne and I came to Cruzeiro the last year. Here I have won the brazilian league despite the fact I have played just a few games. Nowadays, for the beginning of […]