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Brazil Floods: Ronaldinho, Cafu Star In Charity Match At Iconic Maracana Stadium - In Pics

Brazilian stars Cafu, Ronaldinho, Bebeto were the stars on the pitch at the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro as they looked to seek donations for the victims of the Brazil floods that wreaked havoc in the country. As per the organisers, 42,000 tickets were sold for the charity game and the money raised would help the victims' families. Here are some of the moments from the football match.

Brazil Floods Soccer | Photo: AP/Bruna Prado

Retired player Ronaldinho Gaucho gives a thumbs up during a charity soccer match to raise funds for victims of floods affecting southern Brazil, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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Ronaldinho Gaucho
Ronaldinho Gaucho | Photo: AP/Bruna Prado

Retired player Ronaldinho Gaucho plays an exhibition soccer match to raise funds for victims of floods affecting southern Brazil, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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Brazil Floods exhibition soccer match
Brazil Floods exhibition soccer match | Photo: AP/Bruna Prado

Fans display a poster reading in Portuguese "Rio Grande do Sul Together We Are Stronger" during an exhibition soccer match to raise funds for victims of floods affecting southern Brazil, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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Fans wave flags during Brazil Floods charity match
Fans wave flags during Brazil Floods charity match | Photo: AP/Bruna Prado

Fans wave flags of the Rio Grande do Sul state during an exhibition soccer match to raise funds for victims of floods affecting southern Brazil, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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Singer Ludmilla celebrates scoring a goal
Singer Ludmilla celebrates scoring a goal | Photo: AP/Bruna Prado

Singer Ludmilla celebrates scoring a goal during an exhibition soccer match to raise funds for victims of floods affecting southern Brazil, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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Singer Ludmilla
Singer Ludmilla | Photo: AP/Bruna Prado

Singer Ludmilla, center left, plays in an exhibition soccer match to raise funds for victims of floods affecting southern Brazil, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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Adriano celebrates scoring a goal
Adriano celebrates scoring a goal | Photo: AP/Bruna Prado

Former player Adriano celebrates scoring a goal during an exhibition soccer match to raise funds for victims of floods affecting southern Brazil, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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Ronaldinho Gaucho celebrates scoring a goal
Ronaldinho Gaucho celebrates scoring a goal | Photo: AP/Bruna Prado

Retired player Ronaldinho Gaucho, left, celebrates with teammates scoring a goal in an exhibition soccer match to raise funds for victims of floods affecting southern Brazil, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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Ronaldinho during an exhibition match
Ronaldinho during an exhibition match | Photo: AP/Bruna Prado

Retired player Ronaldinho Gaucho plays in an exhibition soccer match to raise funds for victims of floods affecting southern Brazil, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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