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    Brazilian Soccer Player: Ronaldo

    His full name is Ronaldo Lus Nazrio de Lima. He was born 22 September 1976. He who more generally known as Ronaldo is a Brazilian professional soccer player and now playing for Campeonato Brasileiro club Corinthians. Ronaldo is one of the most talented strikers in the world. Ronaldo joined the Brazil youth team when he was 14 years old and was scouted by Cruzeiro Esporte Club and began playing in the 1st team at the age of 16. He made contribution scoring 12 goals in 14 games at that year. He is given Nickname of “The Phenomenon.” This talented forward/striker has played for some big clubs: Brazil’s Cruzeiro (1993-1994), the Netherlands’ Eindhoven (1994-1996), Barcelona (1996-1997), Inter Milan (1997-2002), Real Madrid (2002-2007), AC Milan (2007-2008), and Brazil
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    Brazilian soccer Player: Ronaldinho

    His full name is Ronaldo de Assis Moreira. He was born 21 March 1980 in Porto Alegre. He who generally known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gacho is a Brazilian soccer player, and now he plays for Italian Serie A side Milan and the Brazil national team. He is commonly considered as one of the most gifted soccer player of his generation. Ronaldinho was born into a family of soccer aficionada, living in a wooden home in the heart of a favela. Joao da Silva Moreira, his father, who participated for an amateur club made ends meet by working as a car park attendant at Gremio Football Club. His brother Roberto was a big expectation for the club but subsequently his career was unluckily ended by an awful knee injury. Ronaldinho is well-known in Brazil by the nickname “Gacho,” so as to
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    Brazilian Soccer Player: Pel

    His full name is Edison Arantes do Nascimento. He was born 23 October 1940, in Trs Coraes, Minas Gerais, best known by his nickname as Pel a Brazilian soccer player. Pel named as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century in 1999 by Time Magazine. Pel is recognized as a legend and the best football player to ever play the game. Pel began playing professional football while in his teens. He assisted Brazil win its first World Cup victory in 1958. His performance that he has shown in the finals, including scoring two goals, made Pele an international impression. He participated for the professional Brazilian team Santos too from 1956 to 1974 and made contribution scoring more than 1,000 goals as long as his time with the club. Pele was the greatest football player ever, making
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    Brazilian Soccer Player: Kak

    His full name is Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite. He was born 22 April 1982, and generally known as Kak. He is a Brazilian soccer player who plays as midfielder and now participates for Real Madrid C.F. and the Brazilian national team. He began his career as a soccer player at the age of eight, when he started playing for a local club. Kak won the Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards in 2007 while at the Italian club. An internet discussion forum gives details the nickname as a usually used shortened form of “Ricardo” in Portuguese. Kak is presumed to have got his nickname for the reason that his little brother Rodrigo can not pronounce the word “Ricardo” when they were young. Rodrigo called his older brother “Caca” which the lat
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    Brazilian Soccer Player: Dunga

    His full name is Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri, but generally well-known as Dunga. He who was born October 31, 1963 in Iju, Rio Grande do Sul is a Brazilian ex- soccer players who has position as midfielder in the field, beside Italian and German descent, and a World Champion for Brazil in the 1994 World Cup as well. Currently Dunga is national coach of the Brazilian national squad. His nickname is Portuguese for “Dopey,” one of the Seven Dwarfs. The nickname provided by his uncle because he supposed that Dunga would never grow to a tall stature. Dunga played on the club level for Internacional (1980-1984, 1999-2000), Corinthians (1984-1985), Santos (1986-1987), Vasco da Gama (1987), Pisa (1987-1988), Fiorentina (1988-1992), Pescara (1992-1993), VfB Stuttgart (1993-1995), and
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