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Flamengo Wins Taça Rio

By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - More than 80,000 sport fans gathered in the Maracanã stadium last Sunday to witness the showdown between Flamengo and Botafogo. The game would decide Taça Rio, the second leg of the Rio de Janeiro state's soccer championship, Campeonato Carioca.

The game started punctually at 4PM, and the majority of the audience was made of Flamengo supporters. The first half ended in a tie, although Flamengo lead in ball possession, and had more shots on goal than their rival. The Botafogo team missed a lot of passes, while Flamengo was . . .

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