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    Born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Sporting KC's Gerso Fernandes was raised in two different orphanages in Portugal, before finding his way into professional soccer in Kansas City.

Born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Sporting KC's Gerso Fernandes was raised in two different orphanages in Portugal, before finding his way into professional soccer in Kansas City. John Sleezer and Sam McDowell jsleezer@kcstar.com
Born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Sporting KC's Gerso Fernandes was raised in two different orphanages in Portugal, before finding his way into professional soccer in Kansas City. John Sleezer and Sam McDowell jsleezer@kcstar.com

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