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Got, Got, Need: Thieves Steal Van Containing 300,000 Panini World Cup Stickers In Rio De Janeiro

By Chris Wright


Panic spread through the streets of Rio de Janeiro earlier this week when it came to light that opportunistic thieves stole a van containing 300,000 Panini World Cup stickers.

The robbery left many fearing for the completion of their albums and wondering it their rubber-banded stack of swapsies would be enough to tide them over, though thankfully Panini themselves have issued a statement to assure the citizens of Rio that all is well and that sticker stocks are perfectly healthy.

“Panini can state that the city of Rio de Janeiro is well supplied,” the company said. “There is no shortage of official Panini products for sale.”


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By Chris on April 25th, 2014 in Newsnow, World Cup. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

4 Responses to “Got, Got, Need: Thieves Steal Van Containing 300,000 Panini World Cup Stickers In Rio De Janeiro”

  1. Jeremia says:

    I can’t find it in myself to blame the thieves, around the times of the French world cup I also thought about doing that myself. Granted, I was 9, still, there simply has to be a gang of well planning 9 year olds somewhere, American family movies say so.

  2. blackstock gooner says:

    Brazilian police announce that they have a suspect. Joel Campbell.

  3. porcelain sandwich says:

    These new mini-headlines in the headlines are quite hilarious Chris, keep it up.

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