the 1950 FIFA World Cup

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FIFA
Fontaine signs off in styleWhen the dust settled on the 1958 FIFA World Cup™, the first to be broadcast on
Fontaine signs off in style
FIFA / Posted yesterday
When the dust settled on the 1958 FIFA World Cup™, the first to be broadcast on televisions around the world, two players had etched their names into tournament folklore forever. The younger of the duo, Edson Arantes do Nascimento was aged just 17... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Brazil is, again, the sentimental favouriteImagine the Summit Series had gone very differently. Assume that Canada had wh
Brazil is, again, the sentimental favourite
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Imagine the Summit Series had gone very differently. Assume that Canada had whipped the Soviets at the outset. Think of the expectation that would have created. Then picture Canada coming home and falling apart in the final three games. Now... Read more
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FIFA
Joao Havelange celebrates 90th birthdayA recent spell as an in-patient was never likely to stop Joao Havelange from fu
Joao Havelange celebrates 90th birthday
FIFA / Posted 9 days ago
A recent spell as an in-patient was never likely to stop Joao Havelange from fulfilling a planned trip to the FIFA World Cup™ in Germany this summer. The Brazilian had a new heart pacemaker fitted at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Rio de Janeiro on... Read more
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Scottish Fitba
The Worst 1-5Whatever your colours it's all about looking good as well as playing good in fo
The Worst 1-5
Scottish Fitba / Posted 10 days ago
Whatever your colours it's all about looking good as well as playing good in football these days but Scottish football has had its share of kit disasters over the years. Here's a Top 10... although there are many more contenders for shirt... Read more
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The World Game
Brazil will never get a better chance for Olympic goldMexico have done it. So have Cameroon, Nigeria, East Germany and Sweden yet Bra
Brazil will never get a better chance for Olympic gold
The World Game / Posted 10 days ago
Mexico have done it. So have Cameroon, Nigeria, East Germany and Sweden yet Brazil, seen by many fans for so many years as the masters of the game, have yet to strike gold. They've won five FIFA World Cups, the Copa America eight times and the... Read more
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The World Game
Brazil will never get a better chance for Olympic goldMexico have done it, so have Cameroon, Nigeria, East Germany and Sweden yet Bra
Brazil will never get a better chance for Olympic gold
The World Game / Posted 11 days ago
Mexico have done it, so have Cameroon, Nigeria, East Germany and Sweden yet Brazil, seen by many fans for so many years as the masters of the game, have yet to strike gold. They've won five FIFA World Cups, the Copa America eight times and the... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Premier League v EnglandAs the Premier League continued its push for world domination with more foreign
Premier League v England
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
As the Premier League continued its push for world domination with more foreign investment in its clubs, and the start of a new, $5 billion TV deal, politically, the nation was pushing back against globalisation, by voting to withdraw from the... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Pogba world record transfer, Premier League: Bale, Ronaldo, Figo, Zidane, KakaWITH Paul Pogba’s transfer, Manchester United have broken Real Madrid’s dominan
Pogba world record transfer, Premier League: Bale, Ronaldo, Figo, Zidane, Kaka
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
WITH Paul Pogba’s transfer, Manchester United have broken Real Madrid’s dominance over world records in the transfer market. While Pogba was rumoured with a move to Madrid where he could have become the sixth-straight world record transfer for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fortune - I Wanted to Be BrazilianEvery generation of football fans has a Brazilian team they hold dear. Pele him
Fortune - I Wanted to Be Brazilian
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Every generation of football fans has a Brazilian team they hold dear. Pele himself idolised Zizinho of the 1950 side, while many still consider O Rei's 1970 FIFA World Cup™-winning team the epitome of footballing excellence. The Socrates and... Read more
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FIFA
Fortune: I wanted to be BrazilianEvery generation of football fans has a Brazilian team they hold dear. Pele him
Fortune: I wanted to be Brazilian
FIFA / Posted 24 days ago
Every generation of football fans has a Brazilian team they hold dear. Pele himself idolised Zizinho of the 1950 side, while many still consider O Rei’s 1970 FIFA World Cup™-winning team the epitome of footballing excellence. The Socrates and... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Controlled explosion rocks Rio’s Maracana StadiumGeneral view of the Maracana Stadium during the FIFA Club World Championship in
Controlled explosion rocks Rio’s Maracana Stadium
Yahoo Sports / Posted 25 days ago
General view of the Maracana Stadium during the FIFA Club World Championship in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty) With the commencement of the Rio 2016 Olympics just days away, bomb disposal experts were called to Rio’s Maracana Stadium and used a... Read more
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FIFA
Brazil and the third world title that never wasWinning the FIFA World Cup™ once is hard enough, but to lift it three times in
Brazil and the third world title that never was
FIFA / Posted 30 days ago
Winning the FIFA World Cup™ once is hard enough, but to lift it three times in a row seems a virtually impossible task. For proof of that, one need only tell the story of the team that came closer than any other to achieving that unlikely... Read more

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