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Zero points, broken camera, cocaine: 13 anomalies at Eurovision



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Eurovision Grand Final 2021

The 65th Eurovision Song Contest took place in Rotterdam. Portugal finished 12th in the tournament won by Italy and Rock. Here is a list of records or unusual moments that have been recorded in the Netherlands.

1º – A Italy won… Since 1990, the trophy has not been shipped to Italy. The winning song at the time was Insieme: 1992. Toto Cutugno

2º – O rock won… A rarity at Eurovision. This musical style last triumphed in 2006, when Finland took first place thanks to Gross and his song “Hard Rock Hallelujah”.

3rd place – Melodies “Zitti e buoni” from Italy, “Voilà” from France and “Tout l’Univers” from Switzerland took the podium in that order. Those., none of the top three ads were written in English… This has not happened in 26 years.

4º – Portugal ranked 12th, that is, in the first half of the final classification. It was only for the second time in the 21st century that the Portuguese representation managed to stay in the first half, in the final (the very presence in the final was infrequent). Victory was another exception. Salvador Sobralin 2017.

5th place – In the final, Portugal scored 12 points national jury – Czech Republic. A rarity in the history of the festival (forgetting about the victory in 2017).

6th – The current voting system only debuted in 2016, but this was the first time a country had completed a final with zero points… It was United Kingdom, which did not earn any points either from the national jury or from the audience. And the final has gathered the most TV viewers in the UK over the past seven years.

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7th – For the first time with such a voting system, four countries did not receive points from viewers: Netherlands (house entourage), Spain, Germany and UK parted on televoting

8th – Five “big” Eurovision Song Contest, the so-called. The Big Five, took the outermost places in the classification in the final: Italy and France were the first two, and Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom were the last three. The anomaly here was the contrast; because the Big Five were often represented in the last places or even in the last place.

9º – A Australia he has always been in the finals since his debut (2015). This time he was not. Now Ukraine it is the only country that has always managed to overcome the semi-finals since the semi-finals appeared at Eurovision in 2004.

10º – A Iceland he played in the finals, but did not play in the pavilion where the event was held. One coronavirus case removed the Icelandic environment from the rest.

11 – Unexpected event delayed execution Ireland in the first semi-final. The culprit was one of TV cameras that broke, seconds to Irish music. One of the presenters at the time was “running the chorizo.”

12th – After the final, during a press conference, a Swedish journalist asked Damiano David, lead singer of the winning group Måneskin, if he use cocainewhen he was caught live as he lowered himself to a table in a motion that looked like drug use.

The vocalist refused, explaining that he bowed because another member of the group broke a glass: “I do not take drugs, please do not say that.” Later in the statement Moneskin added: “We are ready to conduct tests, we have nothing to hide.” And the day after the final, the European Broadcasting Union itself announced that Damiano David will conduct the test voluntarily.

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And further…

13th place – Full house. Yes, those who watched the event on television noticed that they 3500 people in the pavilion in Rotterdam – and no one wore masks. Every two days, all people entering the enclosure were tested for coronavirus. Only 0.06% of the tests were positive.

Nuno Teixeira Nuno Teixeira, ZAP //

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Marco Costa fulfills a dream and buys a luxury car: “Years of work”



Marco Costa fulfills a dream and buys a luxury car: "Years of work"

“Another dream come true!”: this is how Marco Costa delighted social media subscribers with great news. The famous pastry chef made his dream of buying a Porsche come true, as he described it.

“I remember when my mother had an Opel Corsa (very old), my father didn’t even have a car, but he had a friend Antonio who would lend him his yellow Porsche 911…hehehe, the car was beautiful. trust me!” he begins with the words.

“It stopped the Pontinha school whenever my father took me with him! At that time I was lying, saying that the car belongs to my father, just to make me feel good! (It seems that as a child it was already normal to want to express yourself in front of society) although this was not the right thing to do, he did it with a smile on his lips! ”He continues.

“I said to myself: “One day I will have MY Porsche!” I don’t know if it will be 911, but I WILL GET! It took many years of work, the realization of a dream, and today this day has come! The choice was to think of a family that would increase“, he emphasizes.

I know for many of you it’s just a car,
I also know that for many others it will simply be useless,
I know that for many others, and this is important to me.
I will be the inspiration!

Whatever your dream, from the smallest to the biggest
Fight for him! Believe, work and never stop dreaming! Today I will scream for my father to hear! “FATHER IS PAID! THIS IS OURS!” he adds.

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“Are you dumb or have no respect”



Antonio Carvalho, Bruna Gomes

Bruna Gomez lifted the “tip of the veil” on her new project by sharing a controversial image. António Carvalho is shocked by promo Big Brother Final Challenge winner.

Bruna Gomes promised and at the end of the night of Tuesday, August 16, she revealed one more detail of her new project. The former Big Brother contestant shared a montage of herself in front of a burning house as several firefighters put out the fire.

“From the creators of ‘Come Here’ comes: ‘It’s Tomorrow’can be read in the image caption.

António Carvalho, a former contestant on TVI’s ‘O Amor Happens’, has taken to social media to scathingly criticize the influencer. “What you see down here is Bruna’s story, it’s promo some shit she does where you see a house on fire and she’s laughing in front of it all happy and content”starts talking.

“I would like to tell Bruna that she has some problems with her head, or she is stupid, or does not respect what is happening in the country.this is not her, this is the country that now holds her on her knees and gives her fame, fame and money, ”he shoots with obvious indignation.

“Now people are suffering, houses are on fire, guys are dying, everyone messed up. and Mrs. Bruna stands in front of the burning house, laughing gleefully and gleefully advertising some shit. I can not understand!”concludes António Carvalho.

It should be noted that this Tuesday at 22:30 more than 1,300 operatives fought the fire raging in the area. Serra da Estrela, being the only one in mainland Portugal. This fire broke out on 6 August in Garrocho, in the municipality of Covilhã, and prompted the evacuation of the inhabitants of the cities of Sarcedo, Orhaiz and Vale Formoso.

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This fire also reached the municipalities of Manteigas, Gouveia, Guarda and Celorico da Beira, all in Guarda district.

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John Cena’s reaction to a possible heel turn



John Cena's reaction to a possible heel turn

From 2005 to 2015 John Cena considered the biggest star WWEand is still very popular with young people.

the fighter was child’s facebut in general he had a divided reaction whenever he entered the arena, and many assumed that heel turnand indeed such plans existed in the past.

Brian Gerwitz, former WWE writer, was a guest podcast Cheap Heat and Reveal Cenation Frontman’s Reaction to Possible heel turn:

Very well, you want to make me heel? If that’s what Vince McMahon says and you want me to do it, I’ll do it. But just so you know, I’ll be completely heel. Nothing like this will happen: “Oh, he’s a funny heel, he’s a cool heel, he’s the kind of heel that winks at the public.”.

he really wanted to be full heel. This is what he wanted to do and that would be amazing.

The former writer even talked about making a 16-time world champion. heel several times, but there was always some reason not to do it:

We pressed many times to John [Cena] turn around heeland there was much reasoning to be applied. [Vince McMahon] been tried…but ultimately there were factors such as sales merchandising and everything John does.

Already in an interview with The Kurt Angle The show, Brian Gerwitz revealed that John Cena was even considered for the Evolution.

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