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Brandao provisionally suspended for headbutt
Brandao provisionally suspended for headbutt


Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Bastia striker Brandao has been temporarily suspended by the French league after he headbutted Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta at the end...full story
updated 2014-08-22 03:22 AM
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Brandao provisionally suspended for headbutt Brandao provisionally suspended for headbutt

Associated Press

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