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Players, fans and referees were all smiles at Wednesday's FIFPro Fair Play Award ceremony on pitch 1. The recognition went to Belgium’s goalie Kim De Ceukeleer. The 36-year-old player – who normally plays for Belgium’s Antwerp FC – earned the award because of her infectious smile.

Referee Harry Milas, who nominated Kim for the award said: “Kim is becoming a favourite among players and referees because she makes everyone happy. Her smile and good attitude make everyone around her happy, and it’s not hard to see why.”

The award was presented by FIFPro board member and Director of Dutch player's union VVCS, Louis Everard who said, “I am very honoured to offer this award to Kim because she is teaching all of us that the most important thing about football is Fair Play and Respect.”

After the ceremony, the Belgian team celebrated their goalie while she lifted her award in the air.

“I am very happy and proud of receiving this award,” said Kim, with her eternal smile.

“I know I’m not very good at playing football, but winning this award means everything to me. I can’t wait to call everyone at home to tell them the news!”

The FIFPro Fair Play Award is given each day of the tournament with the FIFPro Fair Play World 8 revealed on the final day of this year’s Homeless World Cup.

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