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Riquelme may find the Corinthian spirit

November 13, 2009
By Sam Kelly
Big, 'everyone welcome' birthday parties are often memorable, and Brazil will see one next year. September 1, 2010, sees the centenary of one of the country's biggest clubs, Corinthians and, to celebrate, the directors of the São Paulo side want to give their team and its fans a special present. The club who made so many headlines in 2005 when they signed Carlos Tevez are going back to where they bought him from in an attempt to bring in a huge name: Juan Román Riquelme.

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