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When Roma’s kitman, Lombardi (nicknamed Spazzolino toothbrush,because of his excellent boot-cleaning skills) died. De Rossi laid his Football World Cup Winners medal in Lombardi’s coffin, handing over arguably his most special possession as a gesture of respect for his old friend.
Winning the Copa Libertadores with Atlético Mineiro has placed Ronaldinho into a very exclusive club, becoming one of only seven players to win both this and the UEFA Champions League, along with Cafu, Dida, Roque Júnior, Carlos Tevez, Juan Pablo Sorín and Walter Samuel.
The Philips Sport Vereniging ( English: Philips Sports Union), abbreviated as PSV and internationally known as PSV Eindhoven is a sports club from Eindhoven, Netherlands. It is best known for its professional football department. The club was founded in 1913 as a team for Philips employees.
Fernando Peyroteo boasts the world’s greatest goals to game ratio of 1.77, having found the net an incredible 331 times in just 187 games for Sporting Lisbon between 1937 and 1949, he reportedly scored 4 or more goals in a game on more than 30 occasions, and nine in one game!
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We always talk about the 1896 start of the modern Olympics but the ancient Olympics demised only once the Roman emperors became Christian. Pagan festivals were at first discouraged and then completely outlawed. The Olympic games were first and foremost a religious celebration in honour of Zeus, they held no place in the Christian empire. […]
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