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    Menotti warns Real Madrid: Club World Cup is no joke

    World Cup-winning coach Cesar Luis Menotti has warned Real Madrid that the Club World Cup will not be the cakewalk some of their players might be secretly expecting.The reigning European champions will face either North American representatives Cruz Azul or Asian entrants Western Sydney...
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    Ancelotti hits back at Dunga: Marcelo one of the best left-backs in the world

    Carlo Ancelotti has hit back at Brazil boss Dunga for suggesting Real Madrid left-back Marcelo is too attacking for his team.The 26-year-old was a regular at the World Cup this summer, starting six of the nation's seven games, but has not made a single appearance under Luiz Felipe Scolari's...
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    Carvajal: Real Madrid want Club World Cup glory

    Daniel Carvajal has insisted Real Madrid are keen to win the Club World Cup and add yet another piece of silverware to their trophy cabinet.The Champions League winners last qualified for the competition in 2000, when they came in fourth behind Corinthians, Vasco da Gama and Necaxa, and Carvajal...
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    Aguero is the best striker in the world, says Manchester City's Zabaleta

    Manchester City right-back Pablo Zabaleta believes Sergio Aguero is currently the best striker in the world.The 26-year-old has scored 19 goals in 20 appearances this season, while his double on Wednesday inspired City's 4-1 win over Sunderland which keeps the Premier League champions six points...
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    Pirlo finish 'world class' - Chiellini

    Giorgio Chiellini paid tribute to Andrea Pirlo for earning Juventus "three priceless points" with his "world-class finish" against Torino on Sunday night.The reigning Serie A champions looked set to drop points at home to their city rivals, with Bruno Peres having cancelled out Arturo Vidal's...