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Paraguay might have won themselves some more fans ahead of the World Cup quarter-finals, not so much because of their on-field achievements but through a high-profile fan.
Lingerie model Larissa Riquelme has been the centre of attention for photographers in Paraguay’s capital, Asuncion, among crowds watching the country’s matches.
In a much-syndicated picture taken last week, she was seen celebrating with a mobile phone stored in an ingenious way, and one clearly designed – successfully – to attract media interest.
Yesterday she said were the team to win the tournament she would streak through Asuncion “with my body painted with the colours of Paraguay”.