A taste from home (sort of) for the World Cup: Brazilian chef wins rights to sell fish and chips


Metro

The chef negotiated a deal with Fifa to serve fish suppers at the Arena da Amazônia Picture: EPA) The chef negotiated a deal with Fifa to serve fish suppers at the Arena da Amazônia Picture: EPA)

England fans travelling 5,000 miles to cheer the Three Lions to World Cup glory will be treated to a taste from back home when the tournament kicks off.

A Brazilian chef has won the rights to sell fish and chips at the stadium where Roy Hodgson’s side will play their first fixture against Italy.

Mario Freitas Do Valle fell in love with Britain’s favourite meal on a visit to Aberdeen in 2001 and will even treat England fans to Scotland’s favourite delicacy – fried Mars bars.

The fish suppers will taste a little different from the ones sold back home Picture: File/Alamy The fish suppers will taste a little different from the ones sold back home (Picture: File/Alamy)

While Mr Do Valle says his fish suppers will taste a little different from the ones sold back home – he uses tambaqui, an Amazonian fish, instead of cod or…

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