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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2012 Brasileirão, which started in May, came to a close this past Sunday as the four Rio teams locked horns in two regional classicos. On Saturday, Flamengo and Botafogo drew 2-2 while Vasco defeated champions Fluminense 2-1 the following day.

Yet in truth there was little riding on either game as all Carioca stories had been decided prior to the final round. First and foremost it . . .

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