Time Out Rio de Janeiro

And Then They Took A Leap Of Faith....

World Cup fans being investigated for pretending to be disabled.

2014’s World Cup continues to bring with it surprises, not least the fact that goals are appearing to carry an unusual healing power to wheelchair users.

FIFA released a batch of concession tickets specifically for disabled fans just before the World Cup. However, these tickets have been sold online through Facebook and at the matches themselves, and police are now investigating ticket fraud on the black market.

It seems that the World Cup is creating miracles! We have to hand it to these fans, they’re dedicated. But a word of advice, try to remember to stay seated…

Words by Hannah Winter

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