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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cruzeiro were crowned the 2013 Brasileirão champions last night with four rounds of the competition to spare. A 3-1 victory over Vitória, coupled with second-placed Atlético-PR's defeat to Criciúma, gave the Belo Horizonte club an insurmountable lead over the chasers in the pack.

The 34th round of the tournament was a terrible one for Cariocas, with none of the three teams playing picking . . .

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