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World Cup 2014: Brazil fury over Italian advert that put football shirt on Christ the Redeemer

World Cup 2014: Brazil fury over Italian advert that put football shirt on Christ the Redeemer

The Catholic Church in Rio said it was the equivalent of ‘Brazilian TV making an advert in which mulatto girls engaged in indecent behaviour with the gladiators of the Colosseum’ An Italian advert showing Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer wearing the country’s blue football shirt has sparked outrage in Brazil, leading the Catholic Church…

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