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Roberto Carlos to Russia

  • Reuters, Wednesday, February 16, 2011 3:20 PM

So much for rumors in the Brazilian press about Roberto Carlos coming to Los Angeles Galaxy to reunite with his former Real Madrid teammate David Beckham. The 37-year-old left back has signed an 2 1/2-year deal with Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala.

Roberto Carlos, World Cup winner with Brazil in 2002, announced he was leaving Corinthians after he was targeted by fans during violent protests against the team following its exit from the Libertadores Cup.

He joined Corinthians at the beginning of 2010 and was voted the best left back in the Brazilian championship.

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