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Published:June 23rd, 2010 10:23 EST
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Would You Live Inside A Giant Soccer Ball For A Month?

By Robert Paul Reyes


"An Australian man is being paid thousands of dollars to watch the World Cup inside a giant football equipped with a well-stocked fridge, a games console and a bunk bed.

soccer ballAdam Santarossa, 23, says his friends are jealous after he was selected by Adidas to spend the month-long tournament watching football, tweeting and writing blogs inside the six-metre (yard) diameter Jabulani ball." Reuters

Adam doesn`t have a life, a normal person has family and career obligations that would preclude him from living inside a giant soccer ball for a month.

If a husband told his wife, "Honey I`m going to spend the next month living inside a huge soccer ball, she would respond, " I hope it`s big enough to hold all your possessions; I won`t take you back if you go through with this stupid stunt."

The financial compensation of a few thousand bucks wouldn`t be sufficient for me to put up with the humility of strangers peering into the windows of the giant ball to gawk at me as if I were a monkey in a cage.

Soccer is such a boring game that I would probably spend most of my time sleeping on the bunk bed, and giving the bird to people staring at me.

Adidas is getting a lot of publicity out of this stunt, but Santarossa has been revealed as a loser who sold his soul to a giant corporation for a few bucks.

This World Cup is turning stranger and stranger with each passing day, first the vuvuzelas, and now a clown living inside a gigantic soccer ball?

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