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Snake-charmers are Peru's 12th man for Copa America semi-final

Peru, Lima
July 03, 2019 at 03:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

Snake-charmers are employing unusual techniques to help Peru win their semi-final against Chile.

A group of shamans gathered outside the Estadio Nacional on Tuesday to show that their powers extend to the realm of football.

Shamans believe a combination of the reptiles and offerings to Gods could sway the Clasico del Pacifico in their favour.

Holders Chile face underdogs Peru on Wednesday in Porto Alegre.

Whoever wins will come up against hosts Brazil in the final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium.

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Snake-charmers are employing unusual techniques to help Peru win their semi-final against Chile.

A group of shamans gathered outside the Estadio Nacional on Tuesday to show that their powers extend to the realm of football.

Shamans believe a combination of the reptiles and offerings to Gods could sway the Clasico del Pacifico in their favour.

Holders Chile face underdogs Peru on Wednesday in Porto Alegre.

Whoever wins will come up against hosts Brazil in the final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium.

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