Keane pulls out of Ireland-Brazil game

BY foxsports • February 28, 2010

Robbie Keane has pulled out of Ireland's friendly against Brazil with a knee injury.

The striker, who is on loan to Celtic from Tottenham until the end of the season, played the full 90 minutes of Sunday's Scottish Premier League 1-0 loss to Rangers.

But the Football Association of Ireland issued a statement Sunday that he had withdrawn from Tuesday's game at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium and would be replaced in the squad by Hibernian's Anthony Stokes.

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