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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Romario: We made a downtrodden nation ecstatic

​Romario had barely taken a penalty in his life before the Rose Bowl He showered Taffarel and Bebeto in praise ‘It was like a plate of food for someone who is starving’ “No, I won’t recall Romario,” snapped Carlos Alberto Parreira. And he didn’t, despite Brazil facing nemesis Uruguay in a win-or-bust USA 1994 qualifier. Then Brazil’s injury crisis heightened, the racket for Romario’s recall erupted like never before, and Parreira relented not only by handing the Barcelona striker an 11th-hour call-up, but by installing him in his starting XI.…

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Young sailors from Tenby ‘ecstatic’ at dolphin encounter

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMembers of Tenby sailing club enjoy a close look at a pod of dolphins A group of young sailors had the perfect climax to their summer with a rare close encounter with bottlenose dolphins. Junior members of Tenby Sailing Club were out enjoying their last club night of the season, off the west Wales coast, when they were joined by a small pod of playful dolphins. The mammals are often seen in these waters, but rarely so close. Instructor Max Richards said:…

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World Cup 2018: Croatia fans ecstatic after ousting England

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Croatia will meet France in the World Cup final after sending England out of the competition Croatia is jubilant. Right before the end of the game, a young man in a red and white Croatia football shirt rushed up to me at the fan zone in central Zagreb. “If we win, I’m going to jump into that fountain,” he said. Seconds later, as huge victory cheers filled the square, he plunged in, followed by dozens of others, shouting and splashing with joy. People set…

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