Play of the day: Young pitch invader celebrated

Brazilian striker Neymar scored a hat trick in his side's 5-0 win over South Africa today but it was a heartwarming moment with a jubilant young fan that really stole the show.

The world's tiniest pitch invader attempted to make a dash for the players at the end of the game, but was stopped by security.

Neymar saw this and intervened, bringing the boy out to meet the Brazilian squad, who hoisted him up into the air and putting a giant smile on his face.

Neymar then took a picture with the new coolest kid in the world...



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