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The defending World Cup champion, Spain, was ousted by Chile yesterday. The World Cup is probably the most popular sporting tournament in the world, but in china, watching the games can be tough, as they happen mostly in the middle of the night.

But help is on the way. Chinese soccer fans can get a fake sick note so they don't have to go to work. The BBC's John Sudworth reports from Shanghai that that's not the only way Chinese entrepreneurs are cashing in on the World Cup.


  • John Sudworth, correspondent for the BBC in Shanghai.

This segment aired on June 19, 2014.

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