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Controversial striker Luis Suarez a scapegoat: Uruguay coach

Rio de Janeiro, June 28 (IANS): Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has said controversial striker Luis Suarez had been made a scapegoat by his four-month ban for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini. Controversial striker Luis Suarez a scapegoat: Uruguay coach Speaking during a press conference here on Friday, Tabarez accused football’s …

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Petition Demands Barring of Fans in Blackface from World Cup Games

Brazil, FIFA World Cup: International soccer authority FIFA is looking into reports of fans appearing in blackface at several games during the ongoing World Cup tournament in Brazil. Petition Demands Barring of Fans in Blackface from World Cup Games Racism in FIFA World Cup-2014 Al-Jazeera America pointed to several recent …

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Fans in Mexico City celebrate the draw with Brazil

Mexico City, June 18 (IANS): Mexico football fans have celebrated their 0-0 tie with Brazil at the 2014 Brazil World Cup Tuesday.”Sports commentators on major TV stations and news media also praised the team’s goalkeeper, saying Ochoa’s performance was sensational and dubbing him Saint Ochoa.” Fans in Mexico City celebrate …

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Cubans surrender to football’s charm in recent world cup

Havana, June 16 (IANS): Once every four years, Cubans leave behind their passion for baseball and surrender themselves to football’s charm as FIFA World Cup arrives. Cubans surrender to football’s charm in recent world cup The Cuban people, government and nation are a collective of collectives within the revolution. The …

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