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28 - QUARTERLY REVIEW

RODRIGO TAKES OFF RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

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odrigo Soares da Costa cemented his reputation as one of the sport´s most exciting prospects as he was voted Rising Star, hours after helping Brazil to the title in Dubai. The talented forward had already become a real nightmare for defenders during recent seasons, but this year he confirmed himself as one of the best players in the world, both at club and country level. After receiving the trophy from Joan Cusco, Executive Vice-President of Beach Soccer Worldwide and FIFA Beach Soccer Committee Member, Rodrigo thanked his family and friends, as well as his teammates, for having supported him and helped him to become the player he is today. At just 23, this is only the beginning for Rodrigo...


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