Colombian teacher accused of pilfering Panini stickers
[OFF THE POST] The Panini craze has hit the Colombia city of Bucaramanga, where a 13-year-old accused his teacher of confiscating the students' World Cup stickers
and using them to fill his own album.
The daily El Espectador reported the student reported the teacher after seeing him in the teachers' room pasting in stickers he had taken from
students who had been trading them in class. The teacher reportedly took them because the trading of the Panini stickers was distracting students from their class work.
"It's no way to
give an example to young ones, taking their stickers away for your own benefit," the mother of one of the students told local RCN radio.
The theft of Panini stickers is big business in
Brazil, the 2014 World Cup host. Thieves in Rio de Janeiro recently stole a van containing 300,000 Panini World Cup stickers. In 2010, 135,000 stickers were taken from a distribution center in
the city of Santo Andre.
The swapping and trading of the stickers made by the Italian publishing company Panini to complete albums has been popular worldwide since the 1970 World Cup in
Panini fever is also heating up in the USA ...
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily A sweet side-volley from Berbatov July 22, 1:06 p.m. |
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Bulgarian Dimitar Berbatov's latest spectacular goal provided the gamewinner for Monaco over Colombia's ... What They're Saying: Neymar July 22, 1:18 a.m.
"I think Brazilian soccer is behind. It's behind Germany and Spain. We've slipped behind and we ... Arsenal players practice speaking New Yorkese July 22, 1:11 a.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] In preparation for their visit to the U.S. Northeast, where they'll ... MLS Goals of the Week July 22, 12:47 a.m.
[VIDEO PICK] Well-placed long-distance shots, including Benny Feilhaber's gamewiiner for Kansas City over Columbus, dominate Week ... Report: Julian Green will join Bayern tour July 21, 11:57 p.m.
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] A Bayern Munich spokesperson confirmed to MLSsoccer.com that Julian Green will be in the ... Soccer America Power Rankings July 21, 11:24 p.m.
[MLS: Week 19] D.C. United and Sporting Kansas City posted wins to stay right behind leader ... Top scorer Ebobisse wins USSDA honor July 21, 10:46 p.m.
[AWARDS] Jeremy Ebobisse, the leading scorer in the under-17/18 age group with 38 goals in 27 ... 2014 W-League all-conference teams July 21, 10:18 p.m.
[AWARDS] The four W-League semifinalists -- Charlotte Lady Eagles, LA Blues, Ottawa Fury and Washington Spirit ... Veteran college coach Logan Fleck passes away July 21, 5:09 p.m.
[OBITUARY] Logan Fleck, a longtime men's and women's college head coach who started programs at USF ... Longtime UMass coach Sam Koch dies July 21, 4:30 p.m.
[OBITUARY] Longtime University of Massachusetts men's coach Sam Koch died on Sunday at his home in ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives