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At the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, during a game between Paraguay and Italy, photographers spotted a buxom brunette fan in a tight fitting Paraguay jersey with her phone stuffed in her cleavage, jumping up and down in celebration of a Paraguay goal. The photos quickly went viral, and pretty soon every soccer fan (or at least the horniest ones) knew the name Larissa Riquelme. Spanish sports newspaper Marca even gave her a title—”Girlfriend of the World Cup.” (That’s her up above, in case you didn’t figure it out.)
Well, in case you hadn’t noticed, the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is just over the horizon. And in advance of the biggest sporting event on earth, Riquelme herself has apparently selected another Paraguayan model to be her successor as “Girlfriend of the World Cup.”
Or at least, that’s what Riquelme’s former manager said, and I’m sure he wouldn’t fabricate this sort of news, because there’s nothing in it for him. I mean, it’s not like he’s the current manager of the new girl, right?
Oh wait, he is.
You know, come to think of it, this whole thing—Riquelme’s supposed selection, and my writing about it—might just be a publicity stunt aimed at making this new model an internet celebrity.
Of course, I’m totally fine with that. So here, take a look at the “Girlfriend of the 2014 World Cup,” Fabiola Marinez: