July 7, 2010 Leave a comment
No, I’m not talking about Luís Fabiano’s blatant double handball against Ivory Coast.
Speaking of Luís, he single-handedly almost derailed my rooting interest in the Verde-Amarela with his French-inspired antics but I digress.
No, the aforementioned tomfoolery involves actor Tom Cruise who was in Rio at the Brazilian premiere of his latest offering, Knight and Day.
It is well-documented that Maverick (at 5’7″) is considered short. I disagree, though that might have something to do with the fact that height is probably the only thing Mav and I have in common.
The generous people of Brazil gave Cruise a jersey, here’s the pic:
They even gave him the #10, reserved for the best player in a squad, but one wonders if the Last Samurai knows that Tomzinho means “Little Tom” in Portuguese.
Gotta love the Brazilians’ sense of humor.