Warehouse floor covered in fake World Cup trophies
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China cashes in on World Cup fever

With the World Cup under way, Chinese football fans are being offered a crafty - if unethical - solution to the problem of watching games in the middle of the night: fake sick notes.

Fraudulent doctors' letters are available for as little as $16 (£9) and are reportedly selling well.

And they are not the only way in which Chinese entrepreneurs are cashing in, producing a range of World Cup-related items from Brazil's answer to the Vuvuzela to your very own World Cup trophy.

John Sudworth reports from Shanghai.

  • 13 Jun 2014
  • From the section China
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