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Rivaldo Set For Brazil Return

Former Brazilian international midfielder Rivaldo, will return home next year to play for second-tier team Mogi Mirim in the Sao Paulo state championship.

The 38-year-old who won the World Cup in 2002 said : “After resolving a lot of things outside the country I have decided to play in the 2011 Paulista for Mogi Mirim,”.

The 1999 FIFA Player of the Year, a former Mogi Mirim midfielder and now president of the club, has spent the last two seasons playing for Bunyodkor of Uzbekistan.

Rivaldo has previously played for Brazilian clubs Santa Cruz, Corinthians, Palmeiras and Cruzeiro.

He also represented AC Milan, Barcelona, Deportivo Coruna, Olympiakos Piraeus and AEK Athens before he moved to Bunyodkor in 2008.

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