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5. OFF THE POST: Betting on Ronaldinho
February 28th, 2007 1:44AM



Two decades since the southern Italian team of Napoli lured Diego Maradona into its ranks and won its first two Serie A championships, a supporters' group has come up with a plan to revive the club that now plays in Italy's second division.

Napoli has no means to land a major international star, such as Ronaldinho, whose Barcelona buyout clause is 134 euros ($117 million). But the Partenopei's faithful have a scheme: they're trying to raise 2 million euros to place a 67-1 bet that Napoli will sign the Brazilian -- a wager that would yield 134 Euros.

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