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Corinthians terminate Adriano contract

March 13, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Brasileirao champions Corinthians have parted company with former Brazil international Adriano after the striker failed to show enough commitment to returning to full fitness.

Adriano joined Corinthians from Roma in May 2011 before the striker suffered an Achilles injury. The 30-year-old subsequently lost fitness and the club's sporting director Roberto de Andrade believes the controversial star did not do enough to see out his contract, which was due to expire this June.

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