Ivory Coast: Serey Die Cried During National Anthem [Updates]

Ivory Coast player crying during anthem against Colombia

Serey Die, a midfielder on the Ivory Coast National Team, gave the world television feed a moment of genuine emotion during his country’s national anthem Thursday as his team prepared to take on Colombia at the 2014 World Cup. Die’s waterworks will certainly generate 100s of memes, but I thought it was a cool moment and a reminder that representing your country at the World Cup is still a big deal for some players.

UPDATE: There was a reason for Die’s emotion today:

UPDATE No. 2: 

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