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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......

World Cup PHOTOS: Hard reality sets in for Brazil fans; players apologise

The last place Brazilians expected to be embarrassed in the World Cup was on the pitch. - PHOTOS: Netherlands stroll past hapless Brazil to secure third spot But that's precisely what happened......

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......

  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

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

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

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

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

  Web results for Garrincha
The World According to Dunga

Former Brazilian captain Dunga attends the closing ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup AFP Rio de Janeiro: Brazil looked forward by... ...
From wizard to emissary

Why soccer matters By Pelé, Celebra, Rs 699 Why did Hublot — the official time-keeper of the 2014 World Cup and Harbhajan Singh's sponsor— set... ...
The European Surge

In the late 1950's and in the decade that followed, Brazil set the world alight with an imperious streak that helped them lift three World Cup... ...
Nigerian coach unhappy with refereeing

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi said that American referee Mark Geiger was unjust to his team after they lost 0-2 to France in the Round of 16... ...
Nigeria captain Yobo ends international career

Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has announced his retirement from international football following the team's elimination from the World Cup Monday.The... ...

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