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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

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
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... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140718/jsp/opinion/story_18624469.jsp
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... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/the-european-surge-114071600360_1.html
Recurring nightmare

Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari reacts during the play-off match against the Netherlands in Brasilia on Saturday. (Source: Reuters) Let's play... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/football/recurring-nightmare/
Netherlands humiliate hosts Brazil 3-0; finish third

Celebration: Holland players show off their medals after beating Brazil in third place play-off. : Published on 14 Jul. 2014 2:25 AM IST... ...

http://www.nagalandpost.com/ChannelNews/Sports/SportsNews.aspx?news=TkVXUzEwMDA2MzA2Mw%3d%3d
Silva apologises after loss

Posted On Monday, July 14, 2014 at 03:49:25 AM Robin van Persie, left and Arjen Robben of the Netherlands are seen during a training... ...

http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/article/23/2014071420140714035037125614ec26/Silva-apologises-after-loss.html

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