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Priceless: Brazilian fullback Fagner listening with his family to the announcement of World Cup call-ups
Priceless: Brazilian fullback Fagner listening with his family to the announcement of World Cup call-ups

Priceless: Brazilian fullback Fagner listening with his family to the announcement of World Cup call-ups

Written by Gideon Sarpong
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Have you ever wondered what happens when an underdog player finds out to be called up for World Cup? Brazilian fullback Fagner listening with his family to the announcement of World Cup call-ups.

Footballing cynics would argue that international football is now secondary to the glitz and cash of the club game, and that the players are overpaid, emotionless mercenaries. Fagner, however, proves this wrong. 

The Brazilian full back was a surprise selection for his country's 23-man World Cup squad on Monday, picked by manager Tite to replace the injured Dani Alves. 

A video posted on social media showed Fagner watching intently as the squad was announced, and overcome when his name was read out.

Watch his reaction below: