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Romario blasts Brazil federation chief

April 2, 2013
By Associated Press
SAO PAULO -- Brazilian congressman Romario is calling for the resignation of the national football federation president for his alleged links to the country's military dictatorship.

Romario, a former Brazil striker, handed over a petition featuring nearly 55,000 signatures to the federation and other entities Monday demanding that Jose Maria Marin quits to avoid an "embarrassing" situation during the Confederations Cup later this year and the 2014 World Cup.

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