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Meet Kaka: The World's Most Popular Athlete on Twitter

Meet Kaka: The World's Most Popular Athlete on Twitter

Originally posted 04/25/2012 07:15AM

It's one of the most exclusive clubs, with Lady Gaga, Oprah Winfrey and Britney Spears claiming membership. And now Kaka is joining their ranks.

Wait, who?

Brailian soccer star Kaka (a.k.a., Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite) is the world's first athlete to reach 10 million followers on Twitter, making him only the sixteenth person to hit the high benchmark. He ranks right under Eminem (10.3 million followers) in the 10 Million Club, where Lady Gaga reigns supreme (with 23 million followers).

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Cristiano Ronaldo Swims with Dolphins

Originally posted 12/28/2011 05:05PM



Cristiano Ronaldo has taken a break from the soccer field for some time in the tropics.

The 26-year-old Real Madrid star has been vacationing at a beachside locale over the Christmas holiday and shared a special treat with fans on Tuesday.

"Today I had a great experience swimming with dolphins," he wrote on his WhoSay page. "It's amazing how they engage with us."

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Cristiano Ronaldo Names His Baby … Cristiano

Cristiano Ronaldo Names His Baby … Cristiano

Originally posted 07/08/2010 10:55AM

Hello, Junior: Cristiano Ronaldo has named his his nearly month-old son – after himself.

The family of the hunky Portuguese soccer superstar tells the weekly Expresso that the baby, born June 17, is named Cristiano.

Ronaldo, 25, and his girlfriend, Russian model Irina Shayk, have been vacationing in New York as word has spread about the birth. The athlete announced the baby's arrival via Facebook and Twitter, neglecting to offer any word about the mother. His management company had no comment.

Expresso reports that little Cristiano weighed 9 lbs., 8 oz., and measured 21 in. at birth.

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