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Kerlon "Sealed" – Atletico Mineiro v.s Cruzeiro

Almost a year ago i posted about Kerlon Moura Souza the Brazilian dude with one of the more unusual skill in world the “SEAL” dribble and Man Utd were hot on his heels but appearantly nothing came of it. Anywayz, this Kerlon fella decided to be smarty pants and do the “SEAL” during the Belo Horizonte derby between Atletico Mineiro …

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Kasper Schmeichel: I Got it from my Daddy

Ok. it’s a lame title for this post (taken from Will.I.Am’s “I got it from my mama” song) but all the rave right now is about Manchester City’s goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel who of course is the son of United great Peter Schmeichel. Here’s a video of Peter in his fantastic years with Man Utd and amazingly he did leave United …

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Kaka Tops Salary list in Serie A

25-year old Brazilian midfielder Kakà, who earns €6.0m a year is top of the hill in Serie A’s rich list with Roma’s Francesco Totti a close 2nd (€5.5m), followed by 3 Inter players (Patrick Vieira, Adriano, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, all with €5.0m). Check out the full list here.

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The Punch by Luiz Felipe Scolari – Video

UEFA have launched an investigation into the conduct of Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, who appeared to punch a Serbia player at the end of the countries’ 1-1 Euro 2008 qualifying draw.Scolari threw a punch at Ivica Dragutinovic amid chaotic scenes of confrontation after the final whistle, but did not appear to make strong contact. “UEFA has opened an investigation …

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The Bribed Referee? – Video

Turkey-Hungary Euro2008 Qualifier The biggest mistake a ref can ever make. A clear penalty and a red to the keeper, it’s even visible from the moon, but Mr Dougal (the scottish ref) thinks othervise. Maybe bribed, maybe blind, he gives the second yellow for diving. It’s like adding salt to an open wound, the Hungary player clearly never dived, he …

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Euro 2008 Qualifier – Portugal 2 – 2 Poland – Video

Portugal suffered a setback against Poland as they only managed to draw 2-2 with Poland’s second goal coming in the 87th minute, a wonderstrike by Krzynowek.M Lewandowski had given the Poles the lead in the 44th minute but Maniche cancelled it out 6 minutes later to make it 1-1. Cristiano Ronaldo and substitue Quaresma combined well to make it 2-1. …

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FIFA: Health checks for all Footballers is a must

FIFA has taken a step foward by iniating a move that would require footy players to undergo regular health assessments in a bid to reduce deaths due to cardiac arrest. FIFA chief medical officer Jiri Dvorak said Thursday that extensive heart tests for players and questions about their family’s medical history could help identify the most common causes of cardiac …

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Nani and Anderson to escape fine over sex party romp

Cristiano Ronaldo, Nani and Anderson are set to avoid a large fine by Man Utd after it was revealed that the trio had a wild orgy with five prostitutes. The Times says Juliana Baltrusch, a 24-year-old Brazilian prostitute, who works for Mckenzies escort agency in Leeds, and two of her colleagues have claimed that they attended a party at Ronaldo’s …

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Antonio Puerta – 26 November 1984 – 28 August 2007

My deepest condolance to Antonio Puerta and his family, it brings me memories of Marc-Vivien-Foe and how he too dies too early on. On 25 August 2007, Puerta collapsed and lost consciousness during Sevilla’s first match of the 2007-08 La Liga season at their home stadium Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán against Getafe due to a heart attack.[2] He was seen …

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Ronaldo diagnosed with hypothyroidism

The all-time leading World Cup goalscorer Ronaldo has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism according to AC Milan club doctors, however there is no fear as it’s nothing serious. Let’s get a little medical perspective (from Answers.com) Definition Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, develops when the thyroid gland fails to produce or secrete as much thyroxine (T4) as the body needs. Because T4 …

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