Figo's side draws against World Stars

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:51 IST

Real Madrid's Luis Figo's All Star side drew 1-1 against the World Stars at Faro Loule Stadium in the Algarve on Saturday.

Figo's side draws against World Stars

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Real Madrid's Luis Figo's All Star side drew 1-1 against the World Stars at Faro Loule Stadium in the Algarve on Saturday, with teammate Ronaldo opening the scoring for the hosts in the charity match. The score remained 1-0 to Figo's team at the break until Yugoslav international Nenad Yestrovic scored the equaliser in the 66th minute. Things got off to a quick start when Real's Ronaldo scored in the 6th minute, with Abel supplying the cross from the right wing. These 'all star' affairs are usually a goal fest, but not in this case, with some particularly fine goal keeping from both sides. Ricardo making this save for Figo's team in the 12th minute.Close finishThe score remained 1-0 at half time and despite several chances, neither side could score until the 66th minute when Jermaine Pennant made a brilliant run down the right, his cross finding Nenad Yestrovic. The Yugoslav international headed the ball into the back of the net to give the World Stars a well deserved goal. Although Figo had secret weapon, bringing on a spirited young lady by the name of Catia in the closing minutes, the score remained 1-1 at the final whistle.



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