Brazil World Cup logo ‘looks like facepalm’

Brazil World Cup logo in Brazil has been revealed however it has been criticised for looking like a facepalm

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Does the Brazil World Cup logo look like a facepalm? Wikipedia defines the word ‘facepalm’ as “the physical gesture of placing one’s hand flat across one’s face or lowering one’s face into one’s hand or hands. The gesture is often exaggerated by giving the motion more force and making a slapping noise when the hand comes in contact with the face. The gesture is found in many cultures as a display of frustration, disappointment, embarrassment, shock, surprise or sarcasm.

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Football fans took to Twitter to point out the interpretation whilst other noted it’s similarities to an existing brand: