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Ronaldo fears losing World Cup record to Klose

Ronaldo fears losing World Cup record to KloseRio de Janeiro, Oct 30 - Brazilian legend Ronaldo has admitted he hopes Germany's Miroslav Klose does not play at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Ronaldo currently holds the record as the most prolific World Cup scorer with 15 goals, one more than Klose and former German forward Gerd Muller. He expressed concern at Klose's impressive form this season, reports Xinhua.

"That guy still plays, doesn't he?" the three-time FIFA World Player of the Year remarked upon being asked about the German.

On the speculation whether Klose will be selected as a 36-year-old in 2014, Ronaldo said he hoped the German isn't chosen.

Klose has scored seven goals in 10 matches for Italian Serie A club Lazio so far this season. He also scored a brace at Germany's 4-4 World Cup qualifying draw against Sweden earlier this month. (IANS)


Suarez could train with Barcelona in two weeks after CAS hearing date is set

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Premier League set to introduce famous WC 'vanishing spray' next season

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Clarke on 'mission' to reclaim No.1 Test spot from Proteas

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Australia briefly held the No.  Read more »

Dhoni again points out DRS flaw

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F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone attempts to settle bribery trial

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Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

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