A bear performs before a Russian second division match in Pyatigorsk. Photo: AP

No to circus bear at World Cup: animal rights groups slam use of ‘Tima’ in pre-match show

The animal is led out at the Mashuk-KMV Pyatigorsk and hands over the ball to the referee before the start of the game

Topic |   Fifa World Cup 2018

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A bear performs before a Russian second division match in Pyatigorsk. Photo: AP
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