2015 WWC Group A: Oma’s Inspirational Message

5 Jun

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EXTREMELY PROUD!! #VANDENBERG #WKDROOM #WWC15

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So, your 24-year-old granddaughter is not only attending her first Women’s World Cup she is also the captain of her national team. What’s a grandmother to do? If your Netherlands defender Mandy van den Berg’s 86-year-old Oma, you record a video message and post to Twitter!

Did you get teary-eyed? I got teary-eyed. It reminded of me of this story from last year’s World Cup. That story gets me every time.

– hopechaser

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