In The News: Marcus Berg’s son captured hearts during World Cup match

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In The News: Marcus Berg’s son captured hearts during World Cup match

Sweden’s fans have experienced a roller coaster of emotions during the 2018 World Cup with an exciting 1-0 win against South Korea followed by defeat against Germany, and an all-time high with the very recent 3-0 win against Mexico, advancing them to the knockout round. But, one Swedish fan in particular had the best moment when his dad made his World Cup debut.

Daily Mail shared this video of striker Marcus Berg’s four-year-old son shedding a few tears when his dad entered the field, and it captured our hearts.

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