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Argentine soccer star Leo Messi meets Mickey Mouse

FC Barcelona soccer star Leo Messi is continuing his celebration of his team’s UEFA Champions League title by spending a week at Walt Disney World near Orlando, FL. Messi, one of the sport’s biggest stars, is experiencing many of Disney’s … Continue reading

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Goofy does Spring Training

Disney’s Wide World of Sports is Walt Disney World’s hidden 5th gate. While it doesn’t even scratch the surface of the big four in terms of guest attendance, for the athletes who participate there, it’s a big deal. As you … Continue reading

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Santonio Holmes and Chipper Jones at Disney’s Wide World of Sports

Mickey Mouse warms up with Super Bowl XLIII MVP Santonio Holmes (left) and 1999 National League MVP Chipper Jones (right) as they exchange their #10 jerseys and autographs March 27, 2009 at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. Jones, who … Continue reading

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ESPN The Weekend 2009, More Details

Disney has released more details about ESPN The Weekend a one-of-a-kind sports-themed special event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park Feb. 27-March 1. Surprisingly, there doesn’t appear to be one person announced as the host this year. ESPN personalities John … Continue reading

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Chelsea FC and Disney sponsor Soccer Showcase Team

One of the advantages of having a world class training facility on your property is that world class teams want to come and practice there. For Disney’s Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World Resort that means the Atlanta … Continue reading

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