Pereiro switches career to fifth division football in Spain

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Former Tour de France winner Oscar Pereiro made his debut as a semi-professional football player on Sunday, playing for his local team, Coruxo B, in the segunda autonomica league in Spain - equivalent to the Blue Square Premier level (formerly the Vauxhall Conference) in the UK.

After retiring from cycling this autumn, the 34-year-old has now opted for a career in football.

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