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Neymar joins Maracana walk of fame

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil  | THE INDEPENDENT |    Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar is the latest Brazilian football icon to join the Maracana stadium’s prestigious Walk of Fame. The 28-year-old, who returned to his homeland after suffering an ankle injury while playing for PSG last month, visited the Maracana in Rio’s …

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Ronaldinho released from house arrest

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   Ronaldinho was released from house arrest in Paraguay on Monday after nearly six months in custody for using a fake passport. A judge suspended charges against the 40-year-old and his brother Roberto Assis after they struck a plea bargain with prosecutors. “The precautionary measure of …

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Ronaldinho set for release after plea deal

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis could be released from custody within days after striking a plea deal with Paraguayan investigators on Friday. Paraguay’s public prosecutor’s office asked for proceedings against the men to be suspended pending a final court hearing, according to their lawyer …

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Ronaldinho loses appeal for release from house arrest

Asuncion, Paraguay | XINHUA |  Ronaldinho has been ordered to remain under house arrest in Paraguay after an appeal court judge refused a request to release the former Barcelona star and his brother. The 40-year-year-old and his older sibling Roberto Assis spent more than a month in prison for allegedly …

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Detained Ronaldinho ‘did not know’ passport was fake, lawyer says

Asuncion, Paraguay | AFP | Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho did not deliberately use a fake passport and should be released by authorities in Paraguay, his lawyer said. The two-time world player of the year and his brother Roberto, who was detained with him, spent their third night behind bars in the capital Asuncion on Sunday …

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Ronaldinho and brother will not face prosecution for fake passports

  Asuncion, Paraguay | AFP |  Former Brazilian football star Ronaldinho and his brother were “deceived” and will not face prosecution for traveling to Paraguay on false documents, officials said Thursday. Prosecutor Federico Delfino said he had recommended not pursuing Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto de Assis Moreira. “But on the …

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Ronaldinho retires from football – brother

Sao Paulo, Brazil | AFP | Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil said Tuesday. The 37-year-old former Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona star, a key member of the Brazil side which won …

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