Tokyo Olympic champions exchange harsh words after voting for Lula in election

At Presidential elections took over the information and clearly they’d not fail to achieve the general public debate and accordingly the Brazilian footballers lively on social networks. This Monday the younger strikers Paulinho and Rainierwho had been Olympic champions together with Brazilian group in Tokyo-2020led to a dialogue in twitter on the CEO dispute.

Paulinho, a 22-year-old participant, revealed in Vasco and at present in German Bayer Leverkusenposted on his social networks a message alluding to the previous president Squid, PT candidate for President of the Republic. “13 days left! 13 Brazil,” wrote the athlete, accompanied by emoticons of a star, image of the Workers’ Party, and a purple coronary heart.

Paulinho and Rainier argue on social media about politics. image: twitter

In response to the publish, Rainier, a 20-year-old striker who began his profession in Flamengohanded via Borussia Dortmundfrom Germany, and at present works in Spanish Girona – responded with emoticons disapproving of Paulinho’s selection of Lula, however with out expressing his possibility for one other candidate.

A couple of minutes after the declaration, Paulinho returned to the publish and put a sentence from Juninho Pernambucano, Lula’s former midfielder and election corporal in this election, to query the attainable alignment of Rainier with the president. Jair Bolsonaro, from PL, who’s working for re-election. “I resent it after I see a participant and a former participant on the precise. We come from under, we’re created with the dough. How will we be on the opposite facet? Will you help Bolsonaro my brother?” he posted.

In addition to successful Olympic gold on the 2021 Tokyo Games, Paulinho and Rainier additionally shared silver on the 2020 Pre-Olympic Games and are long-time companions in the Brazilian youth group.

Rainier and Paulinho were Olympic champions in Tokyo
Rainier and Paulinho had been Olympic champions in Tokyo image: Lucas Figueiredo / CBF

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Later, Rainier challenged his colleague once more: “That’s it, brother. Everyone stands for what they consider in. You go along with yours and I’m going with mine. Admiration follows amongst us. Inclusive, saudades”, identified the previous purple and black, and Paulinho ended the dialogue, placing on heat garments: “I really like you, king”.

Over time, footballers started to shrink back from political matters in order to not see their names related to candidates, whatever the ideological spectrum. However, in the 2022 election, the theme is repeated and a few athletes are requested to specific their electoral place.

The first spherical of the elections is on Sunday, October 2. If no candidate reaches a majority (50% + 1 vote), the election will go to a second spherical.

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