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The rise of Russian football was inevitable

Sep 21, 2012

The rise of Russian football was inevitable

It all started when Samuel Eto'o moved from Inter Milan, one of Italy's most prestigious clubs, to join Anzhi Makhachkala in southern Russia, a club who's name we hadn't even heard of, let alone pronounce successfully. #KickingAround #Zenit St Petersburg #Anzhi Makhachkala #Samuel Eto'o #Spartak Moscow #Russian Football

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The rise of Russian football was inevitable

Jul 21, 2014

6 South Americans refuse to return to Donetsk club

(AP) -- Six South Americans -- five Brazilians and one Argentine -- have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their football club in the troubled city of Donetsk, risking possible fines and suspensions for breach of contract. The players remained... #Mircea Lucescu #Shakhtar Donetsk #Dentinho #Dynamo Kyiv
The rise of Russian football was inevitable

Jul 15, 2014

From Brazil to Russia: A look at 2018 World Cup

(AP) -- Brazil barely managed to get everything ready in time for the World Cup. Russia insists it won't have any such problems in 2018, although the country faces other pressing issues -- including racism and violence. Just like in Brazil, the sheer... #Mircea Lucescu #Shakhtar Donetsk #Dentinho #Dynamo Kyiv
The rise of Russian football was inevitable

Jul 13, 2014

The day is here! Brazil celebrates World Cup final

(AP) -- Kick off in football's big day finally arrived. Tens of thousands of fans flocked to the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina on Sunday, joining millions around Brazil and across South America who celebrated the last game of the mont... #Vladimir Putin #South America #Buenos Aires #FIFA #Lionel Messi #Sepp Blatter #Rio de Janeiro