Bear at Football Stadium – level 2

20-04-2018 15:00

A man brought a circus bear onto a football pitch in Russia to hype up the crowd. Tina, the bear, gave the ball to the referee and clapped before the start of the game. The bear is seen as the symbol of Russia.

Animal welfare groups criticised the act.

Difficult words: hype up (excite, make happy), animal welfare group (a group who wants animals to be well), act (an activity, something that happens).

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