Tragedy for Brazil international.
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The younger sister of Brazil and Zenit St Petersburg striker Hulk has been kidnapped in Brazil, according to Globoesporte.
Angelica Aparecida Vieira, 22, was taken from outside the restaurant where she worked in Joao Pessoa, Campina Grande, at 2pm on Monday.
Hulk’s family are said to be helping police with the search.
Hulk, 26, is not the first player from Brazil to have his family targeted by kidnappers.
Robinho’s mother was kidnapped for 41 days in 2004 before being rescued while Luis Fabiano and Graphite also had their mothers targeted, before being safely returned.
Stoke’s Honduran midfielder Wilson Palacios suffered tragedy in 2009 when his brother was killed after being kidnapped in the Central American country.
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