World Cup, Politics Collide Once More as Brazil Fans Ditch Yellow Shirts

World cup, politics collide once more as brazil fans ditch yellow shirts

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The Qatar World Cup is already surrounded in controversy and now there’s another reason — Brazil. Many fans of the five-time winner are preparing to ditch the national team’s iconic yellow shirt because it is worn by supporters of outgoing right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro. Joe Easton reports on “Bloomberg Markets.”

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