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Has Romario the Brazilian footballer really retired and how many world cups did he play?

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Asked by stanley singh, 17 Apr '08 03:51 am
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The 42-year-old Brazilian soccer legend Romario de Souza Faria (popularly known as Romario), who was born in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 29, 1966, announced his retirement from professional soccer on April 15, 2008. His international career began in 1987 and ended in 2005. During this period, he played 71 matches, in which he scored 85 goals. He played club soccer in five continents from 1985 to 2008, representing Vasco da Gama (Brazil), PSV Eindhoven (the Netherlands), FC Barcelona (Spain), Flamengo (Brazil), Valencia (Spain), Fluminense (Brazil), Al-Sadd Sports Club (Qatar), Miami FC (the United States of America) and Adelaide United FC (Australia). He scored 311 goals in 451 appearances for the aforementioned clubs. He also managed Vasco da Gama, the team he started his career at, in the 2007-2008 season. He started his career at the age of thirteen at Olaria Atletico Clube (Brazil) in 1979 and represented the Rio de Janeiro-based club for one season, before moving ...more
Answered by Akshay Kalbag, 17 Apr '08 04:37 am

 
  
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He officially announed his retirement yesterday. He played in 2 world cups, in 1990 and in 1994, in which he was voted as 'Most outstanding player'.
Answered by RAJAN MHAMAI, 17 Apr '08 04:05 am

 
  
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