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By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Flamengo superstar Adriano joined São Paulo giants Corinthians on March 25th 2011, with one simple mission; salvage what is left of what could have been one of the modern era's most dangerous strikers. The 29 year old Rio born player endured a torrid time at Italian club AS Roma after fans thought he had finally turned the corner on the darkest days of his career.

At the beginning of the last decade Adriano Leite Ribeiro had a reputation almost as large as his massive frame. Standing at . . .

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