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World Cup fan scores modeling contract

Belgian soccer fan Axelle Despiegelaere went to the World Cup in Brazil and returned with a modeling contract for L'Oreal.
By Kate Stanton Follow @KateStan Contact the Author   |   July 9, 2014 at 8:32 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 (UPI) -- Axelle Despiegelaere, a 17-year-old from Belgium, traveled to Brazil to support her national team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Though her countrymen lost out on the Cup, Despiegelaere returned home with a prize of her own.

Photographs of the blond beauty cheering in the stands circulated widely on social media, inspiring Despiegelaere to set up a Facebook page.

She has since garnered almost 19,000 likes and a modeling contract with L'Oreal.


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