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It’s win/win/win/win: adorable kids, handsome athletes, Euro 2012, and a big dose of “awwww.” That’s today’s Morning GIF.
As every good Spaniard and every dejected Italian knows, Spain won this year’s European Football Championship (soccer, for you less Eurocentric readers). That’s great. Hey Spain, congratulations, kudos, and all those other things. But a greater victory was won by Nora and Leo, the children of Spanish striker Fernando Torres: They won the internets.
After the last goal in the 4-0 final, the winning team and supporters took to the pitch, as is traditional. This time, however, the crowd included the children of the players, decked in miniature team uniforms, much to the crowd’s delight.
Posted to the “Aww” subreddit (r/aww) by TheSkyline, it’s gone viral, gaining 1,541 points and a 60 percent favorable rating out of the notoriously aww-resistant Reddit community. All together now: Awwww!