He’s the only man to play in three FIFA World Cup™ Finals, he lifted the hallowed Trophy in Yokohama, he’s Brazil’s most-capped player, and on his 50th birthday, Cafu sat down for a chat with

“He was so unpredictable, he could do things you couldn’t even imagine. He was almost unmarkable,” said ‘The Express Train’ of the toughest opponent he ever had to mark.

In this interview, Cafu discusses what would have happened had he remained a midfielder, lifting the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy, the brilliance of Ronaldo and Ronaldinho, Zinedine Zidane, the Ro-Ro attack, the prospects of Neymar and Brazil, how good the often-compared-to-him Trent Alexander-Arnold can become, and his coaching aspirations.

He’s the only man to play in three FIFA World Cup™ Finals, he lifted the hallowed Trophy in Yokohama, he’s Brazil’s most-capped player, and on his 50th birthday, Cafu sat down for a chat with

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Ron Settles – Wikipedia

Ron Settles (June 12, 1959 – June 2, 1981) was a California State University, Long Beach and Banning High School[1]football player who was arrested by the Signal Hill Police Department in 1981, and who may have been murdered while in police custody.[2]

The morning after his arrest, Settles was found severely beaten. Police officers claimed that they found Settles hanging in his jail cell from a noose created from a mattress cover, from which they cut him down; however, Police elected not to take photographic evidence of the hanging, and instead only took photographs of Settles on the floor, and officers refused to testify—pleading the fifth, in what continues to appear to some to have been a conspiratorial ‘smokescreen’ or cover-up for police brutality.[3] In 1981, a jury in a Los Angeles coroner’s inquest ruled that Settles had died ‘at the hands of another, other than

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football | History, Rules, & Significant Players

Football, also called association football or soccer, game in which two teams of 11 players, using any part of their bodies except their hands and arms, try to maneuver the ball into the opposing team’s goal. Only the goalkeeper is permitted to handle the ball and may do so only within the penalty area surrounding the goal. The team that scores more goals wins.

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Football (Soccer): Fact or Fiction?

In football (soccer), the defenders can use their hands to handle the ball.

Football is the world’s most popular ball game in numbers of participants and spectators. Simple in its principal rules and essential equipment, the sport can be played almost anywhere, from official football playing fields (pitches) to gymnasiums, streets, school

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Football – Wikipedia

Group of related team sports

Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball to score a goal. Unqualified, the word football normally means the form of football that is the most popular where the word is used. Sports commonly called football include association football (known as soccer in some countries); gridiron football (specifically American football or Canadian football); Australian rules football; rugby football (either rugby league or rugby union); and Gaelic football.[1][2] These various forms of football are known as football codes.

There are a number of references to traditional, ancient, or prehistoric ball games played in many different parts of the world.[3][4][5] Contemporary

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Weight Loss, Health, and More

You may have heard that experts recommend adults get 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week. Swimming is an excellent way to work your entire body and cardiovascular system. An hour of swimming burns almost as many calories as running, without all the impact on your bones and joints.

Swimming is the fourth most popular activity in the United States. But why, exactly? There are a host of benefits you may gain from swimming laps regularly. Read on to learn about the benefits of swimming and how to incorporate swimming into your routine.

1. Works your whole body

One of the biggest benefits of swimming is that it truly works your entire body, head to toe. Swimming:

  • increases your heart rate without stressing your body
  • tones muscles
  • builds strength
  • builds endurance

There are various strokes you can use to add variety to your swimming

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Swimming – Wikipedia

Self propulsion of a person through water

Competitive open water swimming race

Swimming is the self-propulsion of a person through water, usually for recreation, sport, exercise, or survival. Locomotion is achieved through coordinated movement of the limbs, the body, or both. Humans can hold their breath underwater and undertake rudimentary locomotive swimming within weeks of birth, as a survival response.[1]

Swimming is consistently among the top public recreational activities,[2][3][4][5] and in some countries, swimming lessons are a compulsory part of the educational curriculum.[6] As a formalized sport, swimming features in a range of local, national, and international competitions, including every modern Summer Olympics.


Swimmers perform squats prior to entering the pool in a U.S. military base, 2011

Swimming relies on the nearly neutral buoyancy of the human body. On average, the body has a relative density of 0.98 compared to

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Badminton – Wikipedija, prosta enciklopedija

Operjena žogica iz plutovine

Badminton je šport, pri katerem se uporabljata lopar in pernata žogica iz plutovine. Igralec poskuša udariti žogico preko mreže v nasprotnikovo polje. Igra se lahko tudi v parih.

Lopar je dolg približno 66 cm, v žogico iz plute (premer 2,6–2,8 cm, teža 4,7–5,5 g) so zataknjena peresa dolžine 7 cm. Igrišče dolžine 13,40 m razpolavlja 1,55 m visoka mreža.

Od leta 1992 je badminton tudi olimpijska disciplina.

Danski igralec badmintona

Večina misli, da je badminton lahkoten šport, vendar to ne drži. Badminton zahteva hitre reflekse, hitrost in vzdržljivost. Pri igri je namreč potrebno izredno hitro ter eksplozivno gibanje (tudi nazaj, kar ni naravno gibanje in je za človeka izredno težavno), hitro reagiranje, predvidevanje nasprotnikovih potez ter prepoznavanje t. i. ‘varanja’ – ko nasprotnik nakaže nekaj, naredi pa kaj popolnoma drugega, spremljanje gibanja izredno hitrih žogic (ki ob nekaterih udarcih v prvih metrih celo presegajo 300 km/h!

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