The Brazilian (Santos Futebol Clube) and American soccer team (New York Cosmos) face off at the world's largest sports arena, Rio de Janeiro's Stadium Maracanan. Arsène Lupin III is after the money from the ticket sales for the event. In order to have an alibi, Lupin, Jigen and Goemon get themselves arrested by crashing a truck into Brazil's Christ the Redeemer statue. And while in jail hospital, Fujiko helps the gang escape to steal the money and hide it inside the statue. Written by
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The New York Cosmos soccer team is an actual American soccer team which managed to hire the Brazilian soccer player Pelé
in the late 1970s. See more
[Lupin, Jigen, and Goemon have been tapping Morse Code to each other from their jail cells
Jail Security Guard
Hey, knock it off with that tapping in there! You're driving us crazy!
Oh, sorry. But you're not officially crazy until you go
[makes funny face
BLEH! BLEH! BLEH!