It’s High Time We Introduced You To The World Cup’s Real Breakout Star: The ‘Waving Man’ Of Salvador (Video)

Chris Wright

17th, June 2014

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By Chris Wright

Move over Neymar. Move over Mehrdad Pooladi. It’s about time we introduced you all to the real star of the 2014 World Cup so far…the ‘waving man’ of Salvador!

Almost every morning, before breakfast, the waving man – a bit of a local celebrity by all accounts – potters merrily down the sea-front in Salvador and enthusiastically waves and makes hugging gestures to thousands of passers-by, just to make them feel that little bit better about being alive…

What chieftain!

(Video: Guardian)