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Italian Porn Star Gives Up Sex in Pursuit of ‘Collective Orgasm’ at World Cup

Rocco Siffredi, the 50-year-old adult film

by Kayla Ruble
Jun 12 2014, 4:35pm

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The 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil today, and Italy's favorite porn star is abstaining from sex in support of his country's soccer team.

Rocco Siffredi, a 50-year-old adult film actor who has appeared in more than 1,300 movies, posted a video on his Facebook page to announce that he will forego sexual activity "for the entire time our national squad is in Brazil." While an obvious stretch, he hopes his sacrifice will enable a nationwide "collective orgasm" if Italy wins.

"Guys, I've had thousands of orgasms, but there is one I'll never forget: the one I had with all of you," he says. "Do you remember when we won the World Cup in 2006? So for that collective orgasm (to happen again), I'm prepared to go without my orgasms."

Siffredi first appeared in a pornographic film in 1987 when he was 23. The actor is known for treating women roughly in his sex videos. His charming act typically involves smacking them, pulling their hair, and forcing them to gag on his erect penis. His productions include various series, such as Rocco's Perfect Slaves, Rocco's Psycho Teens, True Anal Stories, Puppet Master, Animal Trainer… you get the idea.

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The aging pornographer briefly retired from performing in 2004 to focus on his family and his directorial talents. He got back in front of the camera in 2009.

Well aware of the struggle he will face in his pledge, Siffredi acknowledged that his vow of celibacy will bring "hard times — very hard."

Among the tournament's top teams, Italy plays its first match this Saturday against England at 6 PM — a contest that has already come under a bit of controversy.

England has asked FIFA for information about the field conditions of the 46,000-seat venue at the Arena da Amazônia in Manaus. It expressed concern about dilapidated turf, missing security doors, and power cords hanging throughout the stadium. Staff from England's national team will visit Manaus today to survey conditions at the arena.

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If Italy's team makes it out of group play — where it also faces Uruguay and Croatia — and makes it to the championship game, Italy's World Cup run would wrap on July 13.

This means Siffredi could endure as much as a month without an orgasm.

While the sex superstar's gambit has all the makings of a cheesy corporate publicity ploy, Siffredi's support for his team seems sleazily sincere.

"To the 22 players in Brazil, I ask only one thing," he says in the video. "Let me at least enjoy you."

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