|Birth name||Mario Barravecchia|
|Born||16 November 1976|
|Associated acts||Star Academy 1|
Mario Barravecchia (born 16 November 1976), or simply Mario,is an Italo-Belgian who was the finalist of the first edition of French TV reality show Star Academy. His first single "On se ressemble", was a hit in France and Belgium.
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Près de toi is French pop singer Lorie's triple-platinum debut album. It was released on 30 September 2001. On 29 April 2002 a special limited edition of the album was released with new packaging and extra tracks. Starting from 20 September 2004, the original album was sold jointly with the singer's second album, Tendrement.
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Mario Alberto Yepes Díaz is a retired Colombian professional footballer who played as a defender. Yepes was well known for his time in Paris Saint-Germain, where he was considered to be one of the best defenders at the time, being dubbed by fans as "Super Mario". During his time in Italy with Chievo, he earned a reputation in the media as a solid and physical old-fashioned man-marking centre-back, known as a "stopper" in Italian football jargon. He served as the captain of the Colombia national team between 2008 and 2014. Having begun his career in 1999, and having played for the Colombian national team during that period, Yepes is one of only two players that can truly be considered to be part of the late 1990s and early 2000s golden generation of Colombian football which won the 2001 Copa América and ended in 2003, but has also been part of Colombia's present golden generation. Faryd Mondragón is the other Colombian footballer of the two, but officially retired in 2014.
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