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Lying Thighs.


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Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Roxanne, tickets to the World Cup, as you might expect, are hard to come by. And authorities in Brazil suspected some wheelchair-bound World Cup spectators of fraud when they were observed doing what?

ROXANNE ROBERTS: Playing soccer.



ROBERTS: Were they out of the wheelchairs?

SAGAL: Yes, they were jumping out of their wheelchairs in excitement during the game.



SAGAL: Closed-circuit TV.

ROBERTS: (Laughing) I love it. I love it when they're just, like, so dumb about it.


ROBERTS: Like, you could strap yourself in to remind yourself that you're not supposed to jump up.

SAGAL: Yeah.

SHELBY FERO: But just imagine that one guy jumping up and being like, oh, a miracle of soccer.


SAGAL: I have been healed by Ronaldo.


SAGAL: You know, in their defense, when they were, you know, confronted with this, they pointed out that faking serious injury is an important part of soccer.


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