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Amazing Photo Of The Iconic "Sad Brazilian" World Cup Fan Sharing His Trophy With A Young Germany Fan

There are two sides to every photo!

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Tuesday night, screengrabs of this sad Brazilian spread all over the internet.

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The man in the photo is Gaúcho da Copa, a local Brazilian celebrity, and he perfectly captured the mood of the night.

How long before sad old Brazilian man hugging World Cup trophy replica becomes an Internet meme?

Miklós Szecsei@Mikit0707

How long before sad old Brazilian man hugging World Cup trophy replica becomes an Internet meme?

11:50 AM - 09 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Except there's more to the story. After the now famous picture was taken, he was surrounded by fans of Brazil and Germany.

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And he ended up sharing his World Cup trophy statue with a young Germany fan.

Iconic “sad #BRA fan holding #WorldCup trophy” later handed that trophy off to a #GER fan: http://t.co/IRT8hHqs35

Neetzan Zimmerman@neetzan

Iconic “sad #BRA fan holding #WorldCup trophy” later handed that trophy off to a #GER fan: http://t.co/IRT8hHqs35

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In fact, he shared the trophy with a bunch of Germany fans.

Michael Steele / Getty Images

So thankfully, the "Sad Brazilian" World Cup fan wasn't so sad after all.

Michael Steele / Getty Images