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  • n  an athlete who plays American football

  • He is the total footballer.
  • I was born a footballer.
  • Why shouldn't a top-level footballer earn as much as an actor does?.
News & Articles

  • Soccer-World Cup foe Masopust always welcome in Brazil
    By Mike Collett RIO DE JANEIRO, June 21 (Reuters) - Josef Masopust's childhood dream of scoring a goal and leading Czechoslovakia to victory in the World Cup final seemed set to come true for one minute on a sunny afternoon in June 1962. The greatest Czech player of all time, and the first eastern European to become European Footballer of the Year, scored with a close-range shot after 15 minutes ...
    June 22, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Argentine Lionel Messi and his father charged with tax fraud
    MADRID (Reuters) - Argentine footballer Lionel Messi, star player for Spanish soccer club Barcelona, and his father Jorge have been charged with tax fraud by a Spanish judge, media reports said on Thursday. The judge accused the Argentine World Player of the Year and his father of defrauding the Spanish tax office of more than 4 million euros over a three year period from 2007 to 2009, El Pais ...
    June 20, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Tahiti vs. Nigeria, 2013 Confederations Cup: Preview and TV schedule
    Tahiti have one full-time professional footballer on their squad, Marama Vahirua, and he'll earn his first cap for the nation on Monday afternoon. The small island nation, participating in their first major international tournament outside of Oceania, are massive underdogs against Nigeria , the reigning African champions.
    June 17, 2013 - Philly.com
Quotes

  • David Silva in AFP
    I have enjoyed six years at Valencia, they discovered me as a footballer and they will always be a special club for me,he told the City website. "The time is right for me to seek a new challenge, and I am thrilled about playing in England...
  • Ramon Calderon in This is Nottingham
    Calderon said: "It depends on the player, on Ronaldo. Since I've known football it has been the case that the desires of the footballer are what decide matters. If Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester, he'll leave. If he wants to stay, he'll stay. But...
  • Bert van Marwijk in msnbc.com
    We lost that (1974) final (against West Germany) when we should have won it,Van Marwijk said. "We had a unique generation at the time, and Johan Cruyff was the best footballer I ever saw. What we've done in the last two years, though, is...

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