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Paulo Dybala Scores ‘Impossible’ Freekick Against 18 Defenders And Two Goalkeepers In Hometown Charity Match (Video)

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With proper football on the back-burner for a few more weeks, Paulo Dybala returned home to Argentina on Saturday to take partin a light-hearted charity match in his hometown of Laguna Larga.

Twas during said game that Dybala was challenged with scoring an 'impossible' freekick as the entire opposing team (along with several stowaways from the crowd) filled the goalmouth in an attempt to block the Juventus forward's shot.

Corazon Classic: Roberto Carlos Wears Body Camera During Real Madrid Legends Game, Captures Some Great First-Person Footage (Video)

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Sunday afternoon saw Real Madrid's old boys take on a team of Roma legends in the now-annual Corazon Classic charity match at the Bernabeu stadium.

Thankfully, if you were unable to attend, Roberto Carlos went to the liberty of spending the entire day with a camera attached to his chest, filming the entire thing for posterity's sake.

Old Habits: Robbie Savage Scythes Down Young Female Player During Sport Relief Charity 5-A-Side Match (Video)

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As you may well be aware, two teams led by Alan Shearer and Robbie Savage are currently part way througha mammoth 57-hour game of 5-a-side being staged outside the BBC building in Salford Quays in order to raise money for Sport Relief.

The epic duel began on Thursday morning and is scheduled to end on Saturday evening, with the oddly-specific duration chosen as 57 hours is the exact amount of football played by one Premier League team over the course of a season.

Celtic and Villareal Make Good of International Break by Making a 13 Year Old Cancer Sufferer’s Dream Come True!

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I wouldn't be a big fan of International breaks by any stretch of the means but if friendlies like this one between Villareal and Celtic were to be arranged to correspond with the break it would make it much more worthwhile and more entertaining if England's friendly with Norway was anything to go by.

Manchester United

Keane Returns to United And Larsson Returns to Celtic!

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Roy Keane and Henrik Larsson will make emotional returns to Manchester United and Celtic respectively to-night to raise fund for Oxfam's East African Famine Appeal.

Keane will be joined by 1999 historic Treble winners team-mates Ole Gunnar Solksjaer and Dwight Yorke for the the Charity match against Celtic.

Michael Owen: Liverpool fans don’t love you, they really don’t

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A few weeks ago, Daryl asked how you feel about Michael Owen returning to Anfield to play in Jamie Carragher's testimonial match...in a Liverpool jersey. Well, this weekend, Liverpool fans got the chance to express their feelings about Michael Owen-who left the club for Real Madrid before returning back to the Premiere League in a Newcastle jersey and finally ending up at Manchester United.

World Football

Daily Dose: May 20th, 2009

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Something to read while you watch Milan players breaking the speed limit... Dirty Tackle has Inter and Roma players doing the same (except Alberto Aquilani, who breaks all the stereotypes by 1. staying under the speed limit and 2. driving a Smart Car.) But these guys go even faster (Auto Evolution) Our reader-voted Champions League XI (CL Offside) ESPN360 [.

Ronaldo Plays Twenty Minutes for Charity; Zidane Goes an Hour

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Watching charity matches is always a little surreal. Part footy match, part spectacle, part day trip away from the retirement home. I don't think I've seen any game that captured this surreality more than yesterday's charity match between "Friends of Zidane" and "Friends of Ronaldo" (the Brazilian one, not the pretty one) to [.

Football Super Stars Step Up to a Great Cause

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Some of world football's biggest super stars are signed up to play in a charity match in Germany next week to help raise money for Africa. Among the players signed up to raise money for this great cause are: Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto'o, Gennaro Gattuso, Michael Ballack, and Steven Gerrard. Fans will make a donation for each goal scored by their favorite player; too bad young David Villa's not on the list.

The Rest

Ex-QPR Midfielder Joey Barton Banned From Taking Part In Grenfell Tower Charity Match At Loftus Road

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QPR have announced that they plan to stage a charity match to raise money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

As you might expect, the Championship club plan to host the match at Loftus Road, which is just a mile or so down the road from the tower block which went up in flames and took the lives of at least 80 people on 14th June.

Celtic Fans Emotional Stiliyan Petrov Tribute

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Over 60,000 fans sing You'll Never Walk Alone in emotional tribute to former captain Stiliyan Petrov before his star studded Charity Match earlier today and more fittingly his two Son's and Wife joined him on the field. And Gabby Agbonlahor made the headlines for a tackle on 1D star Louis Tomlinson.

A Ronaldinho goal you may not have seen

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Whilst on his summer break from the hardships of Chelsea reserves. Deco, being generally a good sport, arranged a charity match in Brazil to raise money for a local childrens charity.

He roped in some of his old pals, which included Ronaldinho, Ze Roberto, Luizao, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, and even some legends such as Zico and Vampeta for the event which attracted over 10,000 fans on Sunday.

Ten Years Ago, 1998

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First thing. If you haven't seen the get-together of the France 1998 team in the charity match from last weekend, you need to download the game. Now. http://www.megaupload.com/?d=E1XNKRIJ. (Thanks, Sandrahn!!) Up towards the top right, it will give you a three-letter combination to input. Then click on "Download.