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Billionaire Buys Real Madrid 2 Soccer Stars —for $223M

Ronaldo, Kaká signed to Real Madrid under new billionaire owner

(Newser) - Cristiano Ronaldo is now the highest-paid soccer star in the world, after the Portuguese winger was traded from Manchester United to Real Madrid for a record-breaking $131 million. It's Real's second eye-watering acquisition; on Monday, the club signed Brazilian forward Kaká from AC Milan for $92 million. As the Times ... More »

Brazil's Kaka Tops in Soccer

Brazilian beats out star players from Portugal and Argentina

(Newser) - Brazilian soccer sensation Kaka is FIFA's World Player of the Year, the eighth time since 1991 a Brazilian player has claimed the honor. The 25-year-old midfielder led AC Milan to the title in the Champions league this year with 10 goals, the BBC reports. "It's really special for me—... More »

Rooney Strikes Late, Sinks Milan

ManU closes in on Champions League final

(Newser) - Gifted young English footballer Wayne Rooney brought Manchester United within striking distance of the Champions League finals with a win over AC Milan. His second goal, a 20-footer, came in the final minute of the game and canceled a two-goal performance by Kaka, the celebrated Brazilian forward, as well as... More »

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