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Lula or Bolsonaro: who do the athletes from Atlético, Cruzeiro and America observe?

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Patrick, Rafael Cabral and Hulk observe the presidential candidates on Instagram

Amrica, Atltico and Cruzeiro do not veto gamers from taking a political stance, however have warned of the danger of statements on matters deemed “controversial”. In the midst of such a polarized election, membership athletes in Minas Gerais are uncommon to make the vote public. But how is that this dynamic with the extra “silent” shares in social networks?

O supersport collected knowledge on the profiles of 95 gamers from the skilled groups of the trio mineiro and recognized who are the most adopted candidates for the presidency of the republic in Instagram (see title by title in the desk beneath). The search was carried out in the interval September 16-19, 2022.


The parameter used on this report was the “observe” motion. This is a extra “quiet” engagement, as to determine who is following whom on Instagram, I’ve to carry out a person search on every profile.

Ten presidential candidates have been thought-about: Lula (PT), Jair Bolsonaro (PL), Ciro Gómez (PDT), Simon Tebbet (MDB), Soraya Tronicke (Unio Brasil), Felipe d’Ávila (Novo), Vera (PSTU) , Sofia Manzano (PCB), Lo Pricles (UP) and Constituent Eymael (DC).

Father Kelmon (PTB), whose candidacy was authorized by the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) not too long ago, was not thought-about as a result of he was not but a candidate at the starting of the knowledge assortment interval.

withholding waters


Of the 95 gamers analyzed, 72 do not observe any presidential candidate. The quantity corresponds to 75.78% of the whole quantity.

Then comes the re-elected candidate Jair Bolsonaro (PL). The President adopted by 17 gamers (17.89%).

There are nonetheless six athletes who have both not recognized profiles on the social community (4) or have personal accounts (two) – 6.31% of the whole. The remaining candidates should not adopted.

The added proportion is greater than 100% as a result of it’s attainable for one participant to observe a couple of presidential candidate – which truly occurred.

Who is following whom?

The most curious case of the 95 analyzed is that of the Hulk. The Atltico idol, who as soon as posed with former president Dilma Rousseff (PT), follows Lula, but in addition Jair Bolsonaro. the solely athlete on the follower record of a couple of presidential candidate.
Bolsonaro was additionally adopted by 5 different gamers from Atlético (Ademir, Mariano, Natan Silva, Sasha and Paraguay’s Junior Alonso), 5 from Cruzeiro (Gabriel Mesquita, Neto Moura, Rafael Cabral, Wagner Leonardo and Vagininho) and six from America (Felipe Azevedo , Flvio, Enrique Almeida, Iago Maidana, Patrick and Ricardo Silva).

The accounts of Al, Joo Paulo, Marlon and Cceres weren’t recognized; Robson and Wellington Paulista have private profiles. The remainder of the athletes do not observe the presidential ones.


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