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Sports journalists are obsessed with World Cup prostitutes

by | 10th, January 2013

YOU always know when the big sports event is coming to town: the prostitute stories begin. Why are journalists so interested in the sex trade?

The Telegraph:

Prostitutes in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte are signing up in droves for free language classes in order to be ready for a barrage of foreign visitors to the tropical country during the 2014 soccer World Cup.

Time is more precise:

Brazilian Prostitutes Learning English Before 2014 World Cup

Sod that. Learn Japanese – they’re clean and tip the best.

Daily Mail:

London set to be flooded with prostitutes during Olympics

Telegraph:

World Cup 2010: 40,000 prostitutes to enter South Africa

ABC:

As night slowly falls on Sydney’s streets and visitors continue to flood the CBD, the sex industry is getting ready for a frantic fortnight – so frantic in fact that it’s desperately looking for last minute personnel to cope with the expected demand. 

Independent (2005):

Germany backs bigger brothels to fight World Cup sex explosion

In London, business did not boom…

In Brazil, Ronaldo is ready…

The web is ready for them…



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