Memes that Brazilians are sharing about the Olympics
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:17:36 +0000
One of the stars of the Olympic games in Rio has been the crowd itself. The liveliness of the crowd has attracted the attention of the foreign press (NYTimes, BBC), and particularly of athletes and their coaches. My personal favourite case has been how football fans yelled in chorus “zika” every time the US goalkeeper […]Read more...
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