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Comeback keeper
August 28th, 2009 11AM

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[OFF THE POST] Italian goalkeeper Lamberto Boranga, whose pro career in the 1960s through 1980s included stints with Fiorentina and Parma, is coming out of retirement at age 66 to play for amateur club L'Ammeto. He last played at age 50.

"I will do it because a friend asked me for some help," he said. "The team's two goalkeepers are suspended and I didn't know how to resist the lure of the soccer field."

In L'Ammeto's favor is that Boranga is a record-holder in the long jump at the at the over-60 masters.



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