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Romário with the World Cup USA '94

Romário de Souza Faria (born January 29, 1966 in Rio de Janeiro), better known simply as Romário, is a Brazilian football player. He is one of a select group of players with over 50 goals in international matches. Romário This work is copyrighted. ... The 1994 Football World Cup was held in the USA. It was won by Brazil, who beat Italy 3-2 on penalties, after the game and extra time ended 0-0. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Ipanema beach A NASA satellite image of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (meaning River of January in Portuguese) is the name of both a state and a city in southeastern Brazil. ... The striker (wearing red jersey) has run past the defender (in white jersey) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to stop the ball. ...


He started his career playing for Clube de Regatas Vasco da Gama, where he won two State Championships (1987/88). Between 1988 and 1992 he played for PSV Eindhoven, who won the Dutch league in 1989, 1991 and 1992. In 1993 he moved to FC Barcelona and won the Spanish League the same year. In 1995 he returned to Brazil to play for Flamengo, spent the next two years in Valencia, and then returned to Flamengo again until 2000. Vasco da Gama (after the famous Portuguese explorer of the same name) is a Brazilian football team from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, founded on August 21, 1898 (although the football dept started on November 5, 1915). ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... PSV Eindhoven PSV (Philips Sport Vereniging or Philips Sports Union) is a professional football club from Eindhoven, the Netherlands. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003) Events Media:January January 1 - Czechoslovakia divides. ... FC Barcelona, also known as Barça, is a sports club in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain with sections in many different sports. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Clube de Regatas do Flamengo is a Brazilian multimodality sportive association from Rio de Janeiro. ... Valencia Club de Fútbol (also known as Valencia, CF or just Valencia or Los Ches) is a football team in the first division of the Spanish Football League. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Then he played again for Vasco da Gama, winning with them the MercoSur Cup and the Brazilian League in 2000. From 2002 Romario played for Fluminense. On October 21, 2004 he was fired from the club after a conflict with the manager. Vasco da Gama (after the famous Portuguese explorer of the same name) is a Brazilian football team from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, founded on August 21, 1898 (although the football dept started on November 5, 1915). ... The Campeonato Brasileiro is the name for the Brazilian soccer league. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fluminense Football Club is a Brazilian multimodality sportive association from Rio de Janeiro, founded on July 21, 1902. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


As a member of the Brazilian national team, Romário won the silver Olympic medal in Seoul in 1988. Partnering Bebeto in attack, he led his country to the 1994 World Cup title, scoring five goals in the tournament. Romário was named FIFA World Player of the Year in 1994, after being the runner-up in 1993. In 1998, after missing out the World Cup with a later injury, he ended his international career with 55 goals in just 70 caps. First International Argentina 3 _ 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; August 20, 1914) Largest win Brazil 9 _ 0 Colombia (Lima, Peru; 23 March 1957) Worst defeat Argentina 6 _ 1 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; 5 March 1940) World Cup Appearances 17 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962... The Games of the XXIV Olympiad were held in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... José Roberto Gama de Oliveira, known as Bebeto, (born February 16, 1964 in Salvador, Brazil) is a football forward, a World Champion for Brazil in the 1994 World Cup. ... The 1994 Football World Cup was held in the USA. It was won by Brazil, who beat Italy 3-2 on penalties, after the game and extra time ended 0-0. ... The FIFA World Player of the Year is a football award given annually to the male and female player who is thought to be the best in the world, based on votes by coaches of international teams. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003) Events Media:January January 1 - Czechoslovakia divides. ... The 1998 Football World Cup was held in France. ...


Romário was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004. He is due to sign for England non-league club Garforth Town A.F.C. for the 2005/06 season. Currently he is playing in Vasco da Gama, and was the second leading scorer of Carioca Championship 2005 with seven goals. Romário scored 218 goals in the history of this championship and over 900 in his career. Pelé Edson Arantes do Nascimento, KBE (born October 23, 1940), nicknamed Pelé, is a former Brazilian football player, considered by many to be the finest player of all time. ... On March 4, 2004, at a gala ceremony in London, to mark the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the international governing body of football revealed the FIFA 100. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... Garforth Town A.F.C. are an English football team. ...


On 2005, April 28th, Romário played his last game with the Brazilian national team. He scored the second goal on Brazil's 3-0 win against Guatemala.


Artilleryman

Romário is 2º bigger artilleryman of the history of the professional football, being surpassed only for Pelé. In day 23 March of 2005 Romário made a total of 900 goals (official FIFA count) This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as Football. For links to articles on each of those sports, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Pelé Edson Arantes do Nascimento, KBE (born October 23, 1940), nicknamed Pelé, is a former Brazilian football player, considered by many to be the finest player of all time. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... FIFA logo (usage restricted): For the Good of the Game Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is the international governing body of the sport of association football (called simply football or soccer). ...


Club history

Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama (c. ... PSV Eindhoven PSV (Philips Sport Vereniging or Philips Sports Union) is a professional football club from Eindhoven, the Netherlands. ... FC Barcelona, also known as Barça, is a sports club in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain with sections in many different sports. ... Clube de Regatas do Flamengo is a Brazilian multimodality sportive association from Rio de Janeiro. ... The Hemispheric at the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències by Santiago Calatrava, Valencia, Spain. ... Clube de Regatas do Flamengo is a Brazilian multimodality sportive association from Rio de Janeiro. ... Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama (c. ... Fluminense Football Club is a Brazilian multimodality sportive association from Rio de Janeiro, founded on July 21, 1902. ... Al-Ittihad is a Saudi Arabian professional football club based in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah. ... Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama (c. ...

Title history



Campeonato Carioca is the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil football league. ... The KNVB Cup is a competition organized by the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) since 1899. ... The Eredivisie (English: Honor Division) is the the highest football league in the Netherlands. ... The Games of the XXIV Olympiad were held in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. ... The Copa América is the main national football competition of the CONMEBOL nations. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The 1994 Football World Cup was held in the USA. It was won by Brazil, who beat Italy 3-2 on penalties, after the game and extra time ended 0-0. ... The FIFA Confederations Cup is a football (soccer) tournament for national teams, held every two years by FIFA. It is contested by the winners of each of the six continental championships, with one or more other teams invited, to bring the number of teams up to eight. ... The Campeonato Brasileiro is the name for the Brazilian soccer league. ...

Preceded by:
Roberto Baggio
FIFA World Player of the Year
1994
Succeeded by:
George Weah


Roberto Baggio (born February 18, 1967, in Caldogno, Italy) is an Italian football player, considered to be among the best forwards in the world throughout the 1990s. ... The FIFA World Player of the Year is a football award given annually to the male and female player who is thought to be the best in the world, based on votes by coaches of international teams. ... George Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah (born October 1, 1966 in Monrovia) is a Liberian football (soccer) player. ...


 
 

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