Soccer-Brazil's Pedro gets engaged minutes after World Cup call-up

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Nov 7 (Reuters) - Monday volition spell down arsenic a peculiar time for respective Brazilian players aft they made the World Cup squad for the archetypal clip but Flamengo guardant Pedro made it adjacent much memorable by proposing to his woman minutes aft his call-up.

Pedro earned his spot successful Tite's 26-man World Cup squad aft a good play with Flamengo, helping the Brazilian nine triumph the Copa Libertadores wherever helium was apical scorer with 12 goals.

The 25-year-old is 1 of 9 forwards successful the squad and arsenic helium celebrated the call-up with his family, helium went down connected 1 genu with a ringing successful his manus to popular the question, with his visibly moved woman Fernanda Nogueira nodding successful response.

Pedro was not the lone subordinate celebrating his call-up.

Newcastle United midfielder Bruno Guimaraes was seen dancing with his weeks-old babe successful his arms portion Richarlison's household were retired of their seats and screaming erstwhile the Tottenham Hotspur forward's sanction was called.

Kids astatine the Vinicius Jr Institute celebrated by waving Brazilian flags erstwhile the 22-year-old Real Madrid forward's sanction was announced.

Neymar besides broke into a grin but his celebrations were comparatively muted arsenic helium prepares for his 3rd World Cup.

Brazil, who are seeking a record-extending sixth title, statesman their World Cup run against Group G opponents Serbia connected Nov. 24 earlier taking connected Switzerland and Cameroon.

Reporting by Janina Nuno Rios successful Mexico City and Rohith Nair successful Bengaluru Editing by Christian Radnedge

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