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How a yellow jersey is dividing Brazil

WorldNews Thursday, 6 August 2020
How a yellow jersey is dividing Brazil(CNN)Brazil's bright yellow jersey is a symbol that unites the country through a love of football and national pride, but over the past two years the shirt's adoption by right wing supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, who wear it at protests and rallies to show their political allegiance to the Brazilian president, is causing controversy. That famous yellow jersey was burnt into the imagination of a global audience in the 1970 World Cup. Inspired by the spelbinding performances of Pelé -- he wore the number 10 jersey -- the yellow shirt has represented Brazil's success on the pitch and created a positive image worldwide for the past five decades. That 1970 national team also became embroiled in...
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