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Cute Kid Runs Onto Pitch After South Africa V Brazil Game And Is Embraced By Players

The South African boy staged his pitch invasion after the final whistle.

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Brazil played South Africa in a friendly game in Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium on Wednesday.

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One very eager young fan decided this was his moment to shine.


The boy dashed onto the pitch in the hope of meeting the Brazilian superstars.

He was initially pushed away by security officials.

But Brazil’s Neymar told them to stop.


Neymar loved the fan and the young boy couldn’t believe his luck.

AP Photo/Themba Hadebe

All the Brazilian players loved him.

AP Photo/Themba Hadebe

He was a champion

He was the greatest.

Well played young sir.

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