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Paraplegic with robot suit to open World Cup

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A paralysed person wearing an advanced exoskeleton will kick off the world's biggest football event.

During the World Cup opening ceremony in Sao Paulo a paraplegic, whose name has yet to be revealed, will stand up from their wheelchair and kick the ball using an Iron Man-like robotic suit controlled directly by signals from their brain.

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Not long left I can't waitttttttttt, Seems like a kool opening ceremony

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If this exoskeleton can be made practically, what a boon! I can see some scientist trying to make a set of "Doc Oct" arms

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The future is now. A disabled man is walking on the field because he has robotic legs

You couldn't make this stuff up 100 years ago

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I hope they pull this off. Personally, this would be akin to the moon landings.

Ordem e Progresso!

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Incredible, that's really all I can say about it.

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The future is now. A disabled man is walking on the field because he has robotic legs

You couldn't make this stuff up 100 years ago

Imagine 100 years from now, the technology may allow a paraplegic man to play in the World Cup.

I hope they pull this off. Personally, this would be akin to the moon landings.

What, you mean people will label it as a hoax!!! ;)

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I like what you did there Chubb!

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This is really futuristic and exciting!

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The future will have paraplegic robots wearing human exoskeletons.

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Well that was a let down, I saw him warming up at the edge of the pitch....

Was that it, did he make an entrance, did I miss anything?

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Very inspiring, these are the advancements in research we want....not 'we have proved beer goggles exist' ffs

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Well that was a let down, I saw him warming up at the edge of the pitch....

Was that it, did he make an entrance, did I miss anything?

I only saw him for a second and that was it :no:

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I only saw him for a second and that was it :no:

Not a great advert for the hardware, maybe there was a technical hiccup.

Glad you backed me up though, I was wondering if I fell asleep during the boredom of the Opening Ceremony and missed it.

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