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Bad boy Garrincha remembered

The grave is in a country cemetery about an hour's drive from Rio de Janeiro, a simple slab of grimy concrete squeezed between fancier tombs.The epitaph says only: "Here rests in peace the one who......

Most expensive Brazil World Cup stadium has leaking roof

The most expensive of the 12 stadiums built or revamped for the 2014 World Cup has a leaking roof less than eight months after it was finished, the stadium's operators said on Tuesday. Secopa, the......

Brazil beat Japan but protests spoil opening day of Confederations Cup

Neymar's stunning early strike set Brazil on the way to a 3-0 win over Japan in the opening match of the Confederations Cup on Saturday although the occasion was marred by trouble at a protest......

Opening of Brazil's World Cup stadium delayed

The stadium where the Confederations Cup is due to kick off in two months will not be officially opened until May 18 because rain has delayed the laying of the pitch, officials in Brazil's capital......

FIFA warns Brazil against World Cup delays

With just 500 days to go until the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil, soccer's world governing body FIFA warned that the hosts cannot afford any further delays in getting their venues ready. The......

  People speak for garrincha

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Good Citizen
Q. A tiny footballer with crooked legs and one leg shorter than the other by two inches became a legendary footballer (Hint: He helped his nation to win two World Cups). Can you please name him?
Good Citizen:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-tiny-footballer-with-crooked-legs-and-one-leg-shorter-than/23289766/answers/

Good Citizen
Q. Repeating the question with a hint: Who was known by the nick name ----Little Bird? (He was a legendary footballer)
Good Citizen:  A. Manoel Francisco popularly known as GARRINCHA!! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/repeating-the-question-with-a-hint-who-was-known-by-the-nick/21659801/answers/23289821

Good Citizen
Q. A legendary sports person was nick named as - Little Bird. Who was he? (Hint: He was a football player).?
Good Citizen:  A. Manoel Francisco dos Santos..!!!*Garrincha of Brazil.A member of the Brazil national team which won the World Cups of 1958 and 1962..!! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-legendary-sports-person-was-nick-named-as---little-bird.-w/21659801/answers/20728270

Redhif
Q. Who you think is the greatest footballer from the following.\1. Pele2. Maradona3. Cryuff4. Garrincha5. Ronaldo6. Gerd Muller7. Beckenbauver8. Zidane
Redhif:  A. one and only pele... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-you-think-is-the-greatest-footballer-from-the-following./20728254/answers/17218491

Good Citizen
Q. Little Bird-----is the nickname of a great footballer. Who was he?
Good Citizen:  A. garrincha more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/little-bird-----is-the-nickname-of-a-great-footballer.-who-w/17218483/answers/15817214

  Web results for Garrincha
100 most memorable football World Cup moments (80-71)

The beautiful game returns to its spiritual home with the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. We are revisiting the 100 most memorable moments from the past... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/100-most-memorable-football-world-cup-moments-8071/465270-5-21.html
Brazil's modern capital gets a taste of football

Locally known as the Mane Garrincha Stadium, the 70,000-capacity Estadio Nacional in Brasilia was completed last year for the Confederations Cup... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/brazil-s-modern-capital-gets-a-taste-of-football-news-news-oeowbrjjjca.html
Uruguay in world Cup crisis

Mujica's decision to withdraw police came after officers were left injured AGENCIES Montevideo, 1 April Uruguay reportedly face exclusion... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/47320-uruguay-in-world-cup-crisis.html
Brazil's stadiums not to stage matches before World Cup

FIFA ordered local matches scheduled at the country's 12 World Cup stadiums from May 20 to June 1 to be shifted in an e-mail sent to Brazil's state... ...

http://post.jagran.com/brazils-stadiums-not-to-stage-matches-before-world-cup-1396341216
Brazil’s 1958 World Cup winning captain Bellini dies

Bellini led a side including players such as Garrincha, Mario Zagallo and a 17-year old Pele. ...

http://www.firstpost.com/sports/brazils-1958-world-cup-winning-captain-bellini-dies-1444355.html

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