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Archives: Luis Figo

Luis Figo proposes expanding the World Cup to as many as 48 teams

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Former Ballon d’Or winner┬áLuis Figo released his manifesto at a Wembley press conference today as he prepares to challenge Prince Ali Bin Hussein, Michael van Pragg and incumbent Sepp Blatter for the presidency of FIFA. During his press conference, the … Continue reading

Can Luis Figo and co smash the Blatter system?

Posted on by Simon Evans
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So for a few months at least, FIFA will become a multi-party democracy. After former Portugal international Luis Figo joined the list of those challenging incumbent Sepp Blatter, there is now a broad range of candidates offering change. The big … Continue reading

Luis Figo announces intention to run against Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Luis Figo has announced his intention to stand against Sepp Blatter for the presidency of FIFA. The legendary Portuguese footballer joins Jerome Champagne, Dutch FA chief Michael van Pragg and former France international David Ginola as a challenger to the … Continue reading

Figo Still an MLS Target?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Alexi Lalas told Marca Sports Daily on Friday that Luis Figo was still likely to come to MLS, although he will not be playing for the Galaxy. I’m not sure if this is just bluster by Lalas to get in … Continue reading

Kahn and Figo Retire from International Soccer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Two greats of the game, Portugal’s Luis Figo and Germany’s Oliver Kahn who was the Most Outstanding Player of the 2002 World Cup announced their retirment from International Soccer following Germany’s 3-1 victory over Portugal in the third place match.