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Abidal: I never stopped fighting

April 7, 2013
By ESPN staff
Barcelona defender Eric Abidal insists he never gave up his fight to continue his football career after making his long awaited return in Barcelona's 5-0 win over Mallorca on Saturday.

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Abidal, 33, was sidelined after undergoing a liver transplant almost a year ago, completing a two year ordeal with illness following the removal of a liver tumour in March 2011.

The France international was substituted ...

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