Russia World Cup: Argentina ‘flirting manual’ panned


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The handbook was issued to journalists, coaches and officers heading to the World Cup in Russia

The Argentine Soccer Affiliation (AFA) has been panned for together with a chapter about “easy methods to stand an opportunity with a Russian woman” in a handbook it handed to journalists travelling to the World Cup in Russia.

It really useful that journalists “look clear, scent good and gown properly” with the intention to impress Russian “ladies”.

It additionally urged them to deal with girls as “one thing of price”.

The recommendation brought on an outcry on social media and the AFA has since eliminated it.

The controversy comes simply months after the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, noticed the most important girls’s march in Latin America with protesters decrying rampant sexism and demanding an finish to violence in opposition to girls.

‘Do not ask silly questions on intercourse’

Argentine journalist Nacho Catullo stated he was among the many dozens of reporters and soccer officers attending a free course on Russian language and tradition held by the AFA for these travelling to the World Cup in Russia.

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On his Twitter account he described (in Spanish) how they had been handed a handbook during which the chapter on “easy methods to stand an opportunity with a Russian woman” featured.

He tweeted images of the chapter which began being shared and mocked on the web because the course was nonetheless occurring.

In response to Catullo, officers then interrupted the course, amassing the manuals solely to return them with the controversial pages torn out.

The recommendation is split into eight sections and goes straight to the purpose.

“As a result of Russian girls are stunning, many males simply need to sleep with them,” it suggests excessive up.

“Perhaps they need that too, however they’re additionally individuals who need to really feel vital and distinctive.

“Do not ask silly questions on intercourse. For Russians, intercourse is one thing very non-public and never mentioned in public.”

‘Take the initiative’

It additionally urges Argentine males to begin getting ready early: “Russian girls like males who take the initiative, in the event you’re not self-confident then it is advisable begin practising speaking to girls.”

To these Argentine males nonetheless doubting themselves it provides encouragement: “Keep in mind that many [Russian women] do not know a lot about your nation, you are new and totally different, that is your benefit over Russian males.”

Lastly, it urges males to be choosey and to focus on these Russian girls with whom they could stand an opportunity.

“Usually, Russian girls care concerning the vital issues however in fact you will additionally discover those that simply care about materials issues, cash or whether or not you are good-looking, you identify it. However don’t be concerned, there are numerous stunning girls in Russia and never all are for you. Be selective!”

Sources within the AFA informed native media that the controversial chapter had been lifted from a weblog on the web. It’s not but clear who determined to incorporate it within the handbook.


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