Don't Call it Luck: The Divine Powers of the Soccer Fan

Updated: 28 June 2014 09:39 IST

If superstition decided soccer matches, all matches would end in a tie. Still, that has never kept fans from turning to rituals, magic, prayer or just odd practices to give a helping hand to the Brazil national soccer team.

Don't Call it Luck: The Divine Powers of the Soccer Fan
Soccer fans in Salvador and beyond believe the outcome of the matches is somehow in their control. © AP

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Topics : Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014 Football
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