- Associated Press - Sunday, December 2, 2018

SAO PAULO (AP) - President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has been jeered and cheered during soccer celebrations in Brazil on Sunday.

The far-right leader handed the trophy to Palmeiras after the team’s 3-2 home win against Vitoria in the last round of the Brazilian championship. Palmeiras had secured the title for the 10th time in the previous round.

Many fans at the 55,000-seater Allianz Parque stadium jeered as Bolsonaro took part in the celebrations, while others applauded.

Bolsonaro will take office on Jan. 1 after beating left-leaning Fernando Haddad in October’s presidential elections.


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