Apart from being an entertainment spectacle, the World Cup is a tribute to football as an inclusive sport — it brings everyone together.

As is currently being proved in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that also includes prostitutes (a group used to having fun with strangers.)

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Sex workers organisation DASPU ("Das Putas" = "The Hookers" in Portuguese) are cashing in on the country's football delirium by selling their own t-shirt designs with messages of support for Brazil's World Cup squad.

For $17 a pop, you can pick up a green and gold top with one of a number of dirty double entendres emblazoned on it, including "Eu jogo pelada" (meaning both "I play football" and "I play naked") and "Put it in [the net], Selecao!". Of course, there's only one option available for number printing — 69.

According to 56 (fifty-six)-year-old hooker Gerenilza Marinho, the shirts are a tidy little earner:

[One shirt sale makes] half of what I get for turning a trick in the Rio suburb where I work.

Erm, indeed. Proceeds from the sales are going to the charity arm of DASPU, which fights against the discrimination of sex workers in Brazil and offers ‘alternative revenue' for the less in-demand prostitute reaching retirement age. No, really.

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This post, written by Josh Burt, is republished with permission from The Spoiler. Go there often if you like soccer stuff.