World Cup Brazil: Adidas announces ceaseof selling raunchy t-shirts

Posted on February 27, 2014 • Filed under: Brazil, Latin America Womens Issues

Sportswear maker to stop selling T-shirts before World Cup after Brazil’s ministry of women’s affairs said shirts were offensive. Adidas agreed on Tuesday to stop selling two raunchy T-shirts in the run-up to the World Cup after the Brazilian government complained that they associated the country with sexual tourism. One shirt shows a bikini-clad woman with open arms on a sunny Rio de Janeiro beach under the words “Looking to Score”. The other has an “I love Brazil” heart resembling the upside-down buttocks of a woman wearing a thong. Read Article

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