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Flamengo Claims Record 31st Cup Win

By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - After a match of high drama Flamengo once again won the Carioca Cup on Sunday, surpassing Fluminense's 30 wins to become the undisputed state champions .

The team defeated Botafogo in an exciting duel that saw four goals, a missed penalty, the retirement of an important player (34 year-old Fábio Luciano, Flamengo's defender and captain), and to top it off, ended in a dramatic penalty shootout.

A crowd of more than 84,000 people gathered at the Maracanã stadium to witness the match, and a lot more wished they . . .

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