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Newspaper Blasts China’s Soccer Cheerleaders For Being Ugly

Posted: 09/16/2014 11:50 am

It’s one thing to criticize China’s national soccer team, which has an abysmal record. It’s another to take aim at its cheerleaders, the girls who jump up and down, waving pom-poms to cheer them on. But that’s what Nandu, a newspaper in south China, has done.

It filed a report saying while China’s football team is bad, it’s cheerleaders are equally as a bad. Photographs of the country’s football cheerleaders are always showing girls with distorted faces and their mouths agape, the newspaper wrote. “[Their appearance] prevents the public from looking at them further,” it wrote.

In contrast, the cheerleaders on the basketball court are always gorgeous, smiling, attractive and sexy, it said. So why do the ugly ducklings end up on the soccer pitch? The paper said because fans in football stadiums sit further away, they aren’t close enough to see the girls clearly. If the audience is going to have a hard time seeing their faces, why bother to find beautiful ones?

The second reason the newspaper gave is that football cheerleaders often perform outdoors, which means a gust of wind or inclement weather could cancel out their efforts at looking beautiful. This makes it harder to look good and perform well outdoors, the report said.

So what do you think? Is this characterization of Chinese football cheerleaders unfair? Here are some photos.

Photos: Nandu

  • Toothless

    Dear god. They not wong.


    unattractive women should be kept indoors…and English teachers should have an academic degree…its the law

  • Mangrove

    Used to be the beautiful ladies were at$racted to we Laowai in the pub. Now, I’m being pursued by soccer cheerleaders. Times have changed in the “Middle Kingdom”. First they take away our sing song and massage girls and now we are down to the soccer pitch. I protest. We’ve been red flagged.

    • Toothless

      Fugly easier to keep happy.
      No LV required.

  • Truthful

    I normally don’t comment on such stupid articles, but I do see their point.
    These girls are just hideously repulsive, simply butt-ugly.
    On the other hand, they are not so different from the majority here – an accurate reflection of the locals… ‘Nuff said.

  • 7341662 .

    Ugly faces. Flat chests. No legs. No eyes. Flat asses. And all of these have BUCKTEETH (especially the ones in last photo dressed like “bunnies” – ironic?) Well, even with all that better than most mainland Chinese girls — ewwwwwwwwwww. American cheerleaders have NOTHING to worry about!

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