Brazilian soccer great Marta first woman in Maracana’s Hall of Fame
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Marta joins Pele and Zico to become first female soccer player inducted into Maracana's Hall of Fame
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Openly homosexual players in men's football is extremely rare. The last well-known player to come out during his career was Justin Fashanu in 1990. Since then, only a handful of players have felt able to say they are gay while still playing. Why?
Ghana winger Christian Atsu's remains arrived in Accra on Sunday (February 19) a day after it was announced he had been found dead under the building where he lived in southern Turkey after last week's huge earthquake.
Police believe the perpetrators of the attack were fans of rivals Borussia Dortmund and Rot-Weiss Essen. The Schalke supporters were about to board a bus for Berlin when the violence occurred.
The Atletico Madrid forward became the third French soccer player to have his statue in the museum after Kylian Mbappe and Zinedine Zidane.
Police arrested seven people after violence erupted at a soccer match in Turkey against a team from the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, authorities said, and a pro-Kurdish party called for officials to resign over the "open racism" at the game.
The stampede in October 2022 during a soccer match left 135 people dead, with over 40 children among the victims. Both officials were found guilty of negligence.
A player for Real Madrid, one of the most renowned soccer teams in the world, is calling Spain "a country of racists" after racial slurs from fans halted a match for 10 minutes. It's the latest in a series of incidents involving LaLiga and Vinicius Jr, who was later expelled from the game during an altercation with opposing players.
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Brazilian authorities said Neymar is breaching environmental rules during the construction of his coastal mansion in southeastern Brazil.
French international soccer star Kylian Mbappe touched down in Cameroon on Thursday (July 6), marking his first visit to his father's homeland.
Former Manchester City soccer player Benjamin Mendy was found not guilty of one count of rape and one of attempted rape by a British court, PA Media reported on Friday.
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