Mick Jagger World Cup jinx strikes again in Brazil
Jagger's son spotted wearing Brazil shirt
Brazil felt the full brunt of Mick Jagger’s reign of terror on Tuesday.
The Rolling Stones lead singer, he of many gold records, is racking up a comparable amount of poor World Cup results. So much so, in fact, that Brazil begged him to not support its team this time around. He didn’t listen.
Just like in the 2010 quarter-final when Brazil was ousted by the Netherlands, Jagger, again with his son in tow, who again sported a Brazil shirt, watched in horror from the stands along with 58,000 spectators at Estadio Mineirao as the hosts suffered possibly their worst loss in football history.
Here is a recap of Jagger’s exploits:
- Mick took in the U.S.-Ghana Round of 16 match at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, hobnobbing in a private box with former U.S. President Bill Clinton. The U.S. lost.
- One day later, Mick went to Bloemfontein to support England against Germany, sporting a Three Lions scarf. England lost, horribly.
- Mick’s reign of terror landed at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium next, for the Brazil-Netherlands quarter-final. He brought his son, who was wearing a Brazil jersey. Brazil lost.
- In May, he predicted Portugal would win the 2014 World Cup. Portugal was eliminated in the group phase.
- He tweeted his support for England before its match against Uruguay on Thursday. England lost. Horribly. Again.
- During a concert in Rome, he predicted that Italy would beat Uruguay to advance to the Round of 16. Italy lost.
- Mick arrived with son in tow to Estadio Mineirao for the Brazil-Germany semifinal. His son was wearing a Brazil jersey. Jagger wore an England hat to possibly counteract the karma, or enhance it — it's unclear. Two hours later approximately 10 billion tears were shed as Brazil suffered maybe its worst loss in soccer history.