Olympic Medalist Fernando Scherer Takes on World Series of Poker

Published on 08 July 2014 by Pokerlistings 142

Two-time Olympic medalist Fernando “Xuxa” Scherer made a name for himself as a swimmer but now he's turning his attention to poker and the WSOP in Las Vegas. Scherer is at the World Series of Poker with a huge group of Brazilian poker players and media and PokerListings.com met him at Andre Akkari's house for the quarterfinal FIFA World Cup match between Brazil and Columbia. Scherer explains how he got into poker, why he finds it so fascinating and what it's like hanging out with some of the greatest poker minds in his country. Keep watching PokerListings.com for the latest news and video from the 2014 World Series of Poker.