Pepsi Apologize For Ad Mocking Ronaldo Voodoo Doll (PHOTOS)

Pepsi Apologize For Ad Mocking Ronaldo Voodoo Doll (PHOTOS)

Before the recent World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Sweden, Pepsi's Swedish branch posted several ads featuring a voodoo doll of Ronaldo, Portugal's uber famous forward; the ads caused violent attacks of fans.

Here's one where the doll is strapped to train tracks. The advertisement read: "We are going to pass over Portugal."

A Portuguese Facebook group proclaiming "I will never drink Pepsi again" has gained over 130,000 "likes" in the past day.

Another as pictured a doll's head crushed in:

The company had to withdraw the ads and apologize.

"We would never want to put the sport or the spirit of competition in a negative light. We regret if people were offended by the posts; they were immediately taken down. We would like to extend our apologies to all concerned."

Here is one more piece from the series:


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