Tuesday June 11 2013
Azzurri food seized in Brazil

Italy’s Confederations Cup campaign hasn’t got off to the best start after a portion of their food supplies were seized by customs officers on arrival in Brazil.

The Azzurri left for South America on Sunday night with two tons of pasta, tins of tomatoes and olive oil which have been allowed into the country.

However, their collection of Parma Ham, Bresaola and Parmesan cheese have been detained because the Azzurri didn’t have the necessary permits to import the goods.

Italian diplomats are now in discussions with Brazilian officials in an effort to file the necessary paperwork and get the goods released.

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