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CBF President Del Nero's Real Estate Assets Increase By 175% In Three Years

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 30 / 15

Brazilian Football Federation President Marco Polo Del Nero's involvement with the CBF, beginning in '12, coincides with his "unpublished period of economic prosperity," according to Maisonnave & Ribas of FOLHA DE SÃO PAULO. Since March '12, during former CBF President José Maria M...

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