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  • Belgium fan gets modeling contract after being pictured at the World Cup

    Brooks Peck at Dirty Tackle3 hrs ago

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    As everyone watching on television has come to realize, the World Cup is really just an elaborate ploy arranged so camera operators can film the mix of attractive and oddly dressed people who fill the stands during the matches.

    One fan who caught the attention of several photographers was 17-year-old Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere . Pictures of her in the stands at Belgium's group stage matches against Russia and South Korea were used on websites and in newspapers around the world. She set up a Facebook fan page (which currently has more than 21,000 likes) and when she returned to Belgium at the conclusion of the group stage, she was booked for television appearances as her sudden fame grew.

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