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Roger Milla inspires

Leocadia Bongben/The Post Newspaper Cameroon/Twenty Ten

Headline: Roger Milla continues to inspire football lovers
Date: 02/10/2009
Location: Yaoundé , Cameroon

Article Synopsis: 19 years after Roger Milla exploded onto the scene in the 1990 World Cup in Italy with his clever play style and hip-swinging Makossa dance, Africa has not had another player to match him. This football legend continues to inspire young players and contribute to Cameroon ’s football development. He may be retired, but Milla is in no way tired as he still has lofty plans for football.

First Paragraph: As the 2010 World Cup in South Africa approaches, memories are flooding back -- including that famous dance of Cameroonian whiz-kid Roger Milla who is credited by many with putting African football on the map with his exploits in the 1990 World Cup in Italy.

Keywords: Roger Milla, intelligent, makossa, dance, inspire football, development.

Language: English

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Text: As the 2010 World Cup in South Africa approaches, memories are flooding back -- including that famous dance of Cameroon whiz-kid Roger Milla who is credited by many with putting African football on the map with his exploits in the 1990 World Cup in Italy.

Whilst many African players excel in the international football arena, Milla at 38, the oldest player to have scored four goals during this high-level competition, is a player in a different league.

“It would take two to three decades to get another African player like Milla,” said football consultant Bobo Forbrin, in summing up his achievements.

Milla and the Indomitable Lions changed the perception of African teams in...

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