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A Brazilian man was awarded a Guinness World record for the most FIFA World Cup tournaments attended by an individual after he attended 11 World Cup tournaments.

Daniel Sbruzzi, from Taubaté, São Paulo, a 75-year-old Brazilian man, was awarded a Guinness World Record for the most FIFA World Cup tournaments attended by an individual after he attended 11 World Cup tournaments, Times Now reported.

Sbruzzi attended his first World Cup in Argentina in 1978. The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar brought his total tournaments attended to 11. The only World Cup that he missed since 1978 was the World Cup hosted by Spain in 1982. However, it was still enough for him to win the title.

While talking to the Guinness officials, Sbruzzi told Guinness World Records that attending Word Cups is an opportunity to connect the great passions of his life, soccer, and experience different cultures around the world, United Press International reported.

He reportedly brought his own culture along with him to most of the tournaments by representing his carnival block, dubbed "Bloco Vai Quem Quer," or "Whoever wants can go."

"A trait of Bloco Vai Quem Quer is that men dress up as women during the carnival period and parade in the streets. I try to take the culture from my city around the world," Sbruzzi said.

He added that the Qatar World Cup was the only tournament he attended without wearing a female-inspired costume, due to the tournament's dress code. After winning the record, Sbruzzi said that he is already planning to top his own record by attending the 2026 World Cup. The 2026 World Cup will be jointly hosted by Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

"I feel how much I represent the fans' passion for World Cups, and I am proud to be Brazilian," Sbruzzi said.

“I encourage more people to follow this journey of participating in World Cups and acquiring the knowledge, culture, and atmosphere of unity that the World Cup provides,” he said. “I really believe that there will be people that, in the future, will break my record.”

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