In a video that was uploaded to TikTok on September 29, Brazilian football player Neymar expressed his support for nationalist presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro. This came just three days before an extremely contentious election.
The Paris SG striker, who has more than eight million subscribers on TikTok and nearly 180 million on Instagram, can be seen in this video grinning broadly while miming a song that encourages voters to select Bolsonaro as president. Strong support for the outgoing head of state that has been left behind in the polls by the former left-wing president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Jair Bolsonaro posted the video of Neymar almost immediately.
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“Bolsonaro comes in at number 22.
“Vote, vote, and confirm; Bolsonaro comes in at number 22.
The chorus of this piece of electronic music refers to the code that needs to be typed into the electronic voting box for the election on Sunday. The football player, who is 30 years old and is wearing a black cap, is restless in his seat and mimes the number “the fingers on both hands together to form them.
On Wednesday, the star striker for the Selecao, who is considered to be one of the favorites to win the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, had already welcomed in a video President Bolsonaro’s visit to the Neymar Jr Institute, which is his charitable foundation in Praia Grande, which is located near Sao Paulo (southeast), but he did not explicitly call for a vote for him. However, the Minister of Communication, Fabio Faria, had added the following to the publication of the film before it was made public: “All in yellow and green, with the jersey of “Selecao,” to vote for our captain next Sunday.” “.
A picture of the head of state holding a ball that Neymar was going to present him was released into the public domain around a month ago. Pop artist Anitta, who has 63 million followers on Instagram, is one of the many celebrities who have voiced their opinion during this year’s presidential election. Lula has received the overwhelming majority of the support from show business figures.