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Romario Tackles Brazil

Tim Franks meets Romario, Brazil's World Cup-winning footballer turned serious politician. Is this a genuine transformation for one of the country's notorious celebrity bad-boys?

Brazil is getting ready to host the 2014 World Cup. But the preparations have become marred in controversy. And leading the charge against over-budget stadiums, vested interests and corruption is an unlikely figure: Romario. Brazil's World Cup-winning footballer has transformed himself into a serious, hard-working politician. Tim Franks meets him for Crossing Continents. Is this a genuine transformation for one of Brazil's most notorious celebrity bad-boys?
Producer: Linda Pressly.

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