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Happy to have Formica? Thank Santa Cruz

Steve Kean is chuffed to bits to have the talent that is Mauro Formica on the books but he has given a portion of the credit for him choosing Rovers to Roque Santa Cruz.

Formica looked set for a move to the slightly warmer climates of Monaco but ended up choosing Rovers after Kean persuaded our Paraguayan to give Mauro a call.

Kean explained to Rovers official website - 'I found out that Mauro was very impressed with Roque and that he had followed his career, so I got Roque to make a quick call to him.

'He called him up, told him a little bit about the club and asked him if he would consider coming to us instead of going to Monaco and here he is!'.

Handsome, tall, good salesman. It's almost as if the injured star has no weaknesses ;)

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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 1 2011

Time: 4:24PM

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Good work here from Roque!!
Mikey Delap
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01/02/2011 16:28:00

it looks like Roque may stay here for a while!
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01/02/2011 18:30:00

brilliant stuff....thats the effect of getting big players into the club, others want to be in and around them
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01/02/2011 22:15:00

im really excited to sign him but wat happins if he s another villenava the chilian mid fielder that had a good left foot and had a bit off a fight ///// lol wat house did he stay in o yes the santa cruz house hold //by the by is santa out for a month
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02/02/2011 03:12:00

"It's almost as if the injured star has no weaknesses" - except his knee ... and groin, except his knee and groin ... and calf. He has no weaknesses apart from his knee, his groin and his calf ... and ankle.
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02/02/2011 08:48:00


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