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SAO PAULO and RIO DE JANEIRO, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin America's greatest master of illusion, Issao Imamura, will be one of this year's biggest Carnival attractions.
Roberto Carlos' free kick goal against France in 1997's Tournoi de France is thought by many to have been the most skilful free kick goal - from 35m with a powerful curling banana trajectory - ever scored; but by others to have been an incredible fluke.
By Patrick Vignal FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Memories of Zinedine Zidane's finest hour and Ronaldo's worst will be evoked when France play Brazil in Saturday's quarter-final between the last two world champions.
By Brian Homewood DORTMUND (Reuters) - Brazil fielded five so-called reserves in Thursday's match against Japan and the newcomers upstaged the regulars by inspiring the world champions to their best performance of the World Cup.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.