{
    "title": "Argentina sorry for women seduction manual",
    "image": "https:\/\/images.supersport.com\/2018\/5\/ClaudioTapia-press180425G1050.jpg",
    "body": "The head of the Argentine Football Association has apologised for the publication of a World Cup manual that included advice on how to woo Russian women.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nThe advice, which has been condemned as sexist, was part of a course entitled \u2018Language and Russian Culture \u2013 Thinking of the World Cup\u2019 and included the tips, \"Be clean, Don't be negative and Don't treat women as objects\".<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\n\"An internal investigation ... concluded that part of the material was printed in error. It does not reflect the thinking of the Argentine Football Association (AFA), nor its president Claudio Tapia, nor any of its directors,\" the association said in a statement.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nTapia visited Russia House, a cultural institute, in Buenos Aires on Wednesday to personally apologise for the gaffe.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nNews reports said the information had been presented to players, AFA staff and media earlier this week at a special forum on how to prepare for the World Cup.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nMore than 40&nbsp;000 Argentines have bought tickets for matches in the tournament that kicks off in Moscow on June 14.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nTwo-time winners of the World Cup, Argentina have been drawn to play Iceland, Nigeria and Croatia.<\/p>",
    "blurb": "The head of the Argentine Football Association has apologised for the publication of a World Cup manual that included advice on how to woo Russian women.",
    "date": "2018-05-17T12:41:51",
    "author": "",
    "credit": "Reuters",
    "img_credit": "Claudio Tapia \u00a9 Gallo Images",
    "category": "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia\u2122",
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