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This is Wayne Rooney at Carnival

Brooks Peck
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A man in a Wayne Rooney costume at the Carnival parade in Rio's Sambadrome. (Reuters)

The Uniao da Ilha samba school made the second night of the Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome even more enjoyable by dressing up as cartoonishly distorted footballers. And what better footballer to give such a treatment to than Wayne Rooney?

In a representation that highlights the hair transplant he got this year, the dancin' Rooney marched along with his Brazilian counterparts. He was also far from the most unsettling member of the group...

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Retired Ronaldo joins Wayne Rooney (Reuters)

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