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Allianz in talks to buy naming rights for Brazil football stadium

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Allianz SE <ALVG.DE>, Europe's biggest insurer, is in talks to buy the naming rights to a football stadium under construction in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo, in what may become the first major football sponsorship deal in the country hosting the World Cup next year.

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Keeper hurt as Palmeiras players attacked by own fans

(Adds Palmeiras statement) March 7 (Reuters) - Palmeiras players were attacked by the Brazilian team's own fans at Buenos Aires city airport and goalkeeper Fernando Prass was hurt on Thursday after they lost 1-0 to Argentina's Tigre in the Libertadores Cup, the club said. Prass suffered a cut to his ear and some glasses were broken during the attack by about 30 fans before the team boarded a flight to return to Sao Paulo after Wednesday's Group Two match in which they conceded the goal three minutes into added time.

Soccer-Libertadores Cup group 2 results and standings

March 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Libertadores Cup Group 2 matches on Thursday Thursday, February 28 Libertad (Paraguay) 2 Palmeiras (Brazil) 0 Sporting Cristal (Peru) 2 Tigre (Argentina) 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Libertad 2 2 0 0 4 0 6 2 Sporting Cristal 2 1 0 1 3 2 3 3 Palmeiras 2 1 0 1 2 3 3 4 Tigre 2 0 0 2 0 4 0

Soccer-Libertadores Cup group 2 results and standings

Feb 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Libertadores Cup Group 2 match on Thursday Thursday, February 14 Palmeiras (Brazil) 2 Sporting Cristal (Peru) 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Palmeiras 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 Libertad 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tigre 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 Sporting Cristal 1 0 0 1 1 2 0
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