FIFA Releases 3 Doves of Peace Before 2014 World Cup Opener, 2 May Be Dead

FIFA Releases 3 Doves of Peace Before 2014 World Cup Opener, 2 May Be Dead
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There's nothing like a feel-good story to get you in the World Cup spirit.

Unfortunately, this is nothing like a feel-good story.

FIFA showed its commitment to world peace through football by releasing three white doves into the air from the centre circle before Brazil vs. Croatia.

However, the word from the press boxes seemed to suggest that for two of them, it was their final journey.

Given the extraordinary venue, the full crowd and so on, it was hardly a surprise that the doves would be flummoxed. There was some good news at least: One went straight to the media.

It remains to be seen whether FIFA will continue with this practice during the rest of the tournament.

[H/T SBNation

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