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How a football shirt number is being used to oppose homophobia in Brazil | Football

Flavio takes to the pitch wearing a No 24 shirt.

Even though it has been banned in 25 of Brazil’s 26 states for the last 74 years, jogo do bicho (the animal game) remains a cornerstone of Brazilian culture. The first version of the game was created in the late 19th century by João Batista Viana Drummond, an animal-loving entrepreneur …

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