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 Twenty for Canada 2015: Canada's Christine Sinclair May 28, 4:32 a.m. |
No less a player than U.S. women's national team keeper Hope Solo says Christine Sinclair is ... MLS: This week ... May 28, 3:56 a.m.
The Seattle Sounders moved into first place in the Western Conference and overall MLS standings with ... What They're Saying: Ghostwriter David Lagercrantz May 27, 11:23 p.m.
"You can imagine the moment when I, the fake Zlatan Ibrahimovic, had to send the manuscript ... Open Cup: USL teams sweep all seven matches against NASL teams May 27, 11:19 p.m.
In a third-round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup shocker, USL teams won all seven matches against ... USL Roundup: Aztex await word on stadium May 27, 10:55 p.m.
A week full of Open Cup matches is just part of what's happening in the USL. ... Video Pick: Chinese keeper's water break proves very costly May 27, 10:27 p.m.
Everything was going just fine for Chongqing Lifen, a club battling to avoid the relegation zone ... NASL suspends its board chairman May 27, 4:59 p.m.
Aaron Davidson, one of the marketing executives charged in the U.S. Department of Justice's probe into ... Morris scores again, but U.S. U-23s fall to France May 27, 2:39 p.m.
The U.S. U-23 national team gave up three early goals in a 3-1 loss to host ... What They're Saying: FIFA spokesperson Walter De Gregorio May 27, 8:11 a.m.
"This for FIFA is good. It is not good in terms of image or reputation, but ... Twenty for Canada 2015: New Zealand's Ali Riley May 27, 7:32 a.m.
Ali Riley is about as American as you can get. Born in Los Angeles. Product of ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives