What They're Saying: Political science professor Fabio Wanderley Reis

"People are not feeling represented and candidates like [Joao Leite and Alexandre Kalil], with very little political history, could become a trend. Soccer allegiance should not be an issue, but Brazil's rotten party system and the current scandals made these two viable options."

-- Political science professor Fabio Wanderley Reis on retired Atletico Mineiro goalkeeper Joao Leite and former Atletico Mineiro president Alexandre Kalil, who are in a mayoral runoff in Belo Horizonte, Brazil's sixth largest city. Kalil is facing an uphill battle winning over voters faithful to Cruzeiro, Belo Horizonte's other big team, after an old video surfaced of him saying he wanted to destroy Cruzeiro. (AP)
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