Why Brazilians can’t help booing anything and everyone at the Olympics — Quartz

It didn’t take long for the Brazilians to rewrite the norms of Olympic fandom. The list of Olympic participants targeted by Brazilian boos is long and varied: Russians, due to its doping scandal; Spaniards, as symbols of Latin American colonialism; a tennis ball boy who had butterfingers; favorites—like the poor Romanian women’s handball team—when they…

via Why Brazilians can’t help booing anything and everyone at the Olympics — Quartz

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