Video: Scenes of Celebration as Underdog Makes Brazil’s World Cup Squad

Playing for your country at the World Cup is something most of us can only dream of, but dreams came true for Brazil and Corinthians full-back Fagner after his surprise call up to the Brazil 23-man World Cup squad.

Following the injury to Dani Alves, Brazil needed a back-up right back and manager Tite has selected 28 year old Wagner who plays for Corinthians following spells with Wolfsburg and PSV Eindhoven.

The Brazil World Cup squad was announced live on TV and the video below shows Fagner surrounded by his whole family listening to the announcement. When his name is read out there are scenes of jubilation in the room and it reminds us all what playing for your country must be like.


Watch the video of Fagner and his family below


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