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The Only Country That Brazil Has Never Beaten Despite Playing Against Them Four Times.

The October international break is here, so how about one very surprising factoid about international football? Brazil are arguably the most successful country in the history of international football. The South American giants have won the World Cup more than any other Country. They also have the most impressive international trophy cabinet.

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The Only Country That Brazil Has Never Beaten Despite Playing Against Them Four Times.

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Carrick coaching Ronaldo sums up Manchester United's decay

Cristiano Ronaldo joined Manchester United as a teenager in 2003 from Sporting Lisbon after impressing Sir Alex Ferguson with an eye-catching display in the Champions League. After just 6 years, he left Old Trafford a club legend, winning the first of five Ballon d’Ors as a Manchester United player.

  7 months ago ago
Carrick coaching Ronaldo sums up Manchester United's decay

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One football milestone Ronaldo will reach if he scores six more career goals.

Cristiano Ronaldo is a famous professional footballer who recently rejoined Manchester United from Juventus. He has played for clubs across four major countries in the Europe top five leagues, leaving his mark wherever he plays. His impressive records have seen him scored at least 100goals in three different clubs across three different countries in Europe, becoming the first player in the history of football to do so.

  7 months ago ago
One football milestone Ronaldo will reach if he scores six more career goals.

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Detailed Reason Why Cassano May Be Right For Saying Ronaldo Is Not Among The Best In The World.

Italian football legend Antonio Cassano believes Cristiano Ronaldo does not make the top five(5) list of football's greatest players to have ever played the game. Carefully analysing and dissecting his comments, one can argue that he is spot on and here is a detailed reason why;

  7 months ago ago
Detailed Reason Why Cassano May Be Right For Saying Ronaldo Is Not Among The Best In The World.

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Why Many Brazilian Footballers Are Addressed By Just One Name

Brazil has produced so many great football players over the past 100 years. Some great football players have played for Brazil at international level. The likes of Ronaldinho and Pele have represented the Brazilian national team. This is why Brazil have won the FIFA World Cup title on five different occasions.

  7 months ago ago
Why Many Brazilian Footballers Are Addressed By Just One Name

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Check Out Pele Lifetime Football Achievements As He Celebrates His 81st Birthday

Edson Arantes, popularly known as Pele is a former Brazilian professional football player. He was born on the 23rd of October 1940 in Brazil. Pele is regarded as the greatest football player of all time. The football icon started his football career at the Brazilian club called Santos.

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Check Out Pele Lifetime Football Achievements As He Celebrates His 81st Birthday

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Messi Making More History On The International Stage

Lionel Messi is without doubt one of the best football players in the world. Despite his status as one of the greatest footballer the game has seen and the numerous accolades he has received both personally and collectively, people have always questioned Lionel Messi’s impact with Argentina on the international stage.

  7 months ago ago
Messi Making More History On The International Stage

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Six Records That Could Make Messi The Greatest of All Time

One of the greatest footballers in history, Lionel Messi has set some top records one can not ignore. He has kept the debate as to who is the best footballer in history alive, although fans generally hold one of Cristiano Ronaldo, Pele or Diego Maradona as the best.

  7 months ago ago
Six Records That Could Make Messi The Greatest of All Time

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One Record That Shows Lionel Messi Is Better Than Pele And Neymar

Lionel Messi is not just a word class footballer, he is also a player who always love to prove his critics wrong by performing brilliantly on the field of play especially when he has been written off. Messi once again put up a great display as he features for Argentina in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifying matches.

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One Record That Shows Lionel Messi Is Better Than Pele And Neymar

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Check Out What Rashidi Yekini Has In Common With The Brazilian Pele.

Guess what? 23rd October happens to be the birthdays of the two most iconic players in the history of their time. Sharing the same birth month, but different birth years, the late legendary Nigerian striker and the most accurate feet in the history of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Rashidi Yekini, was born on the 23rd of October 1963, just a few weeks after the nation was made a republic, to legitimately share the same birth month and birthday with the former professional Brazilian footballer, Pele who was born on the 23rd of October, 1940.

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Check Out What Rashidi Yekini Has In Common With The Brazilian Pele.

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2 World-class Players Who Could Retire From International Matches After The 2022 World Cup In Qatar

Many players might decide to focus on their club matches and retire after the World Cup in Qatar next year. But I will be focusing on two world-class players whose contributions to their country's team cannot be overemphasized. These are the two world-class players that could retire from international games.

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2 World-class Players Who Could Retire From International Matches After The 2022 World Cup In Qatar

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Five Footballers Who Do Not Use Their Real Names

Football is one of the most popular sports in the world right now. So many football players have made a lot of money over the past ten years. This is because many people watch football from all over the world. However, it is should be said that some football players do not use their real names on the field of play.

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Five Footballers Who Do Not Use Their Real Names

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How Europe & South American Strongest Line Up Might Look Like In An Exhibition Match

Europe and South America have produced the best players in the history of football. The two Continent have good history when it comes to International competition. The FIFA world club cup, the Olympic games and the Confederations cup are the 3 International Competition that Unites the whole continent together when it comes to Football.

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How Europe & South American Strongest Line Up Might Look Like In An Exhibition Match

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Meet The Indian Player Who Recently Equaled Pele's Record

On Sunday, India striker Sunil Chhetri, 37, made history by equalling Pele's international goal tally and he is behind only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on the list of international goalscorers who remain active. Chhetri's winning goal against Nepal was his 77th strike for India, drawling him level with Pele on the all-time list and UAE's Ali Mabkhout on the active list.

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Meet The Indian Player Who Recently Equaled Pele's Record

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Messi Vs Ronaldo: See Photos That Show Their Head-To-Head Statistics And Their Achievements So Far

In the history of men's football, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been the most talked about players. They are adored by a large number of people, not just for what they have accomplished, but also for how they play football, how influential they have been on and off the field, and how they have aided a large number of people.

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Messi Vs Ronaldo: See Photos That Show Their Head-To-Head Statistics And Their Achievements So Far

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The 9 Active Players with the most hat-tricks in Football as Ronaldo records his 58th last night

Cristiano Ronaldo achieved another great feat in his career last night. The Portuguese superstar scored a hat-trick against Luxembourg in the ongoing World Cup qualifiers. Ronaldo has now scored a record 58 hat-tricks in his career. He has scored 10 for Portugal and 48 in his club career.

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The 9 Active Players with the most hat-tricks in Football as Ronaldo records his 58th last night

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Checkout The Gift Argentina Federation Gave Messi For Becoming The Top Scorer in CONMEBOL In History

It was a memorable day for Lionel Messi yesterday as he was honoured by the Argentine federation for becoming the top goalscorer in the CONMBOL history. The CONMBOL is known to be the continental governing body of football in South America. They are responsible for the organization and governance of South American football's major international tournaments like FIFA World Cup.

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Checkout The Gift Argentina Federation Gave Messi For Becoming The Top Scorer in CONMEBOL In History

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Who Is The Best Player That Never Played Club Football In Europe?

As an aspiring footballer, the easiest way to gain attention is by playing in a top league in Europe. No matter how talented you are, you likely may not get noticed if you do not ply your trade in Europe's top leagues. However, over the years, a number of great players ended their professional football career without ever playing in Europe.

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Who Is The Best Player That Never Played Club Football In Europe?

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Why Pele and Maradona Did Not Win The Ballon D'Or Award

The Ballon d'Or is an annual award presented to the best player of the year. The award is presented by French football. The winner of the Ballon d'Or is the player who has the highest number of votes. The Ballon d'Or has been awarded to players annually since 1956.

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Why Pele and Maradona Did Not Win The Ballon D'Or Award

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Top 5 football players with the most international hat-tricks

Playing for the national team is the highest honour that a footballer can have during their playing career. While scoring only one goal is a matter of great success, some players have managed to extend their goalscoring streak to unprecedented heights. And in this list, we take a look at the players with the most international hat-tricks in their careers.

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Top 5 football players with the most international hat-tricks