Djokovic, Kuerten score in char­ity soc­cer match

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RIO DE JANEIRO

No­vak Djokovic and for­mer three-time French Open cham­pion Gus­tavo Kuerten both scored in a char­ity soc­cer game played be­fore a Brazil­ian league match in Rio de Janeiro.

The ex­hi­bi­tion was or­ga­nized by Djokovic's fel­low Ser­bian, De­jan Petkovic, who starred for sev­eral Brazil­ian clubs in the past decade. For­mer Brazil stars Zico and Bebeto were among the par­tic­i­pants.

The 3-3 tie was played at En­gen­hao sta­dium be­fore Brazil­ian league cham­pion Flu­mi­nense lost 2-0 to Cruzeiro. Flu­mi­nense lifted the league tro­phy af­ter the match, its first at home since clinch­ing ti­tle last week.

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