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Guns for goalposts? Fifa mulls Brazilian plans for World Cup disarmament drive | guardian.co.uk

Football’s governing body, Fifa, is studying plans to hand out free or cut-price World Cup tickets to football fans who surrender guns to the Brazilian government.

Brazil’s justice ministry submitted the plans for the 2014 event last month as part of a new disarmament drive in the South American country.According to reports in the Brazilian media, the government’s suggestions also include swapping official footballs and shirts signed by World Cup teams for weapons handed in to authorities.

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