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· December, 2012

Stories about Sport from December, 2012

Lebanon's National Football Team Scandal

Copa Sudamericana Final Ends in Violence

The heated final match of the Copa Sudamericana on the 12th December 2012 at the Morumbi Stadium in São Paulo, between Brazilian team São Paulo FC and Club Atletico Tigre,...

Football: Who Holds the Record, Argentina's Messi or Zambia's Chitalu?

Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi has broken most footballing records including the number of goals scored in a season, or has he? An unlikely challenger to Messi's record, who is a...

Football Players Protest Against the European Under-21 Championship Being Held in Israel

‘Fuleco’ the Mascot Divides Brazil

After a public vote, it was decided that the FIFA World Cup's mascot in Brazil will be called "Fuleco". But many Brazilian internet users are now claiming it is an...

Striker's ‘Scorpion Kick’ Goal Makes Bolivian Football History

Gastón Mealla, a 24 year-old Bolivian striker, made an improbable heel volley, a 'scorpion kick', scoring from outside the box during a local first-division match. FIFA nominated the goal to...

Death of Colombian Football Player Miguel Calero Shakes Mexico

Mexicans expressed their support and solidarity on Twitter after learning that Colombian and former football player Miguel Calero had been declared brain dead. Hours after this post was published in...

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