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That Pokemon World Cup plane photo was a hoax

The 2014 World Cup kicks of today in Brazil, and yesterday we saw a photo that appears to show the Japanese team's private jet, a jet that was plastered with Pokemon art. It was a hoax.

Kotaku reports that the photo was bogus. In case you missed it, look:

The Twitter account seems official doesn't it? But in actual fact the team arrived in this plane:

japan plane
Credit: Mainichi.

Yawn. I give it 6/10.

Kotaku has loads of photos of the plane through here. Hoax absolutely exposed it seems.

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