Romário, World Cup Tickets for Disabled

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Seleção striker and current government deputy, Carioca legend Romário de Souza Faria (known simply as Romário) brought festive cheer to the city last Friday, December 23rd. The 45-year-old secured a donation from the CBF (Brazilian Football Federation) of 32,000 tickets for the 2014 World Cup for Brazilian citizens living with a disability.

With 64 games making up the tournament, the CBF are footing the bill for 500 people to watch top international football free of charge during each match. Needing to buy the . . .

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