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Football: Deaf and blind Brazil fan Carlos Junior experiences World Cup through an interpreter

Deaf and blind Brazil fan Carlos Junior followed 2-0 round of 16 win with the help of interpreters. Carlos Junior followed every move Brazil made in 2-0 win over Mexico. Carlos wiped his brow every time Mexico closed in on goal but failed to score. Carlos banged the table or a drum when Brazil took a shot and missed. Junior jumped up and down and hugged friends when Neymar scored a goal. Junior can’t watch or listen to the game the way most Brazilians can. Deaf and blind Junior experienced the match with the help of interpreter. Carlos uses touch communication and a model football pitch to recount the passes, goals and fouls. Carlos Junior has Usher syndrome, which causes hearing and vision problems.

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  • Released : 03-Jul-2018

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  • Football, Viral