Brazil's Dilma Wants Bulgarian Football Jersey

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Bulgaria: Brazil's Dilma Wants Bulgarian Football Jersey The best Bulgarian football team in history, which went to win the 4th place at World Cup 1994 in the USA. Current Bulgarian Football Union president Borislav Mihaylov is in the goalie's jersey, number 1. File photo.

Brazil's President of Bulgarian origin Dilma Rousseff wants to own an official jersey of the Bulgarian national football team, it was revealed Saturday.

A large delegation of Brazilian high-profile businesspeople is on an official visit to Sofia, where they met with president of the Bulgarian Football Union Borislav Mihaylov to convey their President's desire.

Saturday Mihaylov met, among others, Cisco representative Edson de Vito, honorary consul of Bulgaria in Rio de Janeiro Joa Gilberto Vas.

The president of the Bulgarian Football Union reacted swiftly and produced an official jersey for Dilma with her name on the back, bearing number 13, the number of Nikolay Mihaylov, Borislav's son and successor as Bulgaria's goalkeeper.

At the meeting were also discussed the opportunities for cooperation with Brazil for the construction of a new national stadium in Sofia.

The idea was put forward for an official friendly match between Brazil and Bulgaria to be played in the coming few years in Sofia, under the auspices of the Brazilian President.

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Jerry - 20 Feb 2011 // 22:29:11

Who will pay for the Stadium?

Brazil is on austerity!

Bulgaria undefined economy that is unsustainable.

Who will pay for the Jersey or Team Shirt? Brazil or Bulgaria!

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