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Wednesday, May 20, 2009
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Renault Formula 1 Driver Fernando Alonso At Charity Football Match

MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - Spain's two-time Formula 1 world champion (2005 & 2006), Fernando Alonso, is seen arriving onto the field to play for the Formula 1 'Nazionale Piloti' football team against the 'Star team' in a charity match to aid the AMADE Monaco children's foundation. The match is an annual event that occurs during the week of the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, and it has the current F1 drivers, called the Nazionale Piloti team, playing against the Star team, which is comprised of Prince Albert II, past F1 drivers and other celebrities. The final score of the match was 5-2 with the Formula 1 drivers' Nazionale Piloti team taking the win.

Fernando Alonso played a left forward position for the Nazionale Piloti team, and he showed excellent ball handling skills. The real star of the game was the Force India team's F1 driver, Giancarlo Fisichella, who was the Nazionale Piloti team's captain and also provided them with a strong offence. Renault driver Fernando Alonso arrives for this week's Monaco Grand Prix in eighth place in the driver's standings and a total of 9 points. Leading the field is Brawn-Mercedes driver Jenson Button, who has won four of the last five races, and currently has 41 points.

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