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By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Dejan Petković bowed out of football (soccer) on Sunday amidst huge fanfare. The 38-year-old former Real Madrid midfielder has spent over a decade in Brazil but found a second home at Flamengo. Victory was not secured in the legend's last game, but the party to bid him goodbye was emotional and boisterous.

It turned out to be a disappointing weekend for Carioca clubs in the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?