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World Cup drunkenness shocks FIFA official
Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Drive, 7/3/2014 8:27:29 AM

FIFA´s No. 2 official has said he´s "amazed" by the levels of drunkenness in Brazil´s World Cup stadiums, reviving a debate over whether alcohol sales should have been allowed at matches in the first place. In an interview with Brazil´s sports television network SporTV, Jerome Valcke acknowledged Monday that "maybe there were too many people who were drunk" at the matches and pointed to the connection between inebriation and violence. Brazil banned alcohol sales at soccer matches in 2003 in a bid to curb fan violence. But Budweiser is a major World Cup sponsor and the tournament´s organizer, FIFA, insisted Brazil

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NYBruin, 7/3/2014 8:40:11 AM     (No. 9909414)

What else is there to do at a soccer match??

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 7/3/2014 8:45:17 AM     (No. 9909423)

You have to do something to dull the mind-numbing boredom of watching that sport.

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