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Belgian World Cup Fan Offered a Modeling Contract

Her team didn’t win, but she did.

Photos of Belgian fan Axelle Despiegelaere cheering on her country during a World Cup match against Russia in Rio on June 22 went viral after they were plastered around the world in newspapers and social media.

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They apparently caught the attention of a major beauty brand: L’Oreal Professionnel. On Tuesday, Despiegelaere announced on Facebook that she had signed a contract with the company.

"Feeling excited," she wrote.

It all happened pretty quickly -- Despiegelaere has already posted a web video of her flaunting the brand’s hair care products.

L'Oreal Professionnel confirmed to ABC News that Despiegelaere worked with the brand on a social media campaign for Belgium, but is not an official spokesperson.

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