Ugandan born Dane Pione Sisto’s parents decided to celebrate their son’s call-up to Denmark’s Under 21 side by interrupting a press conference and making a song and dance about it.
The FC Midtjylland midfielder is originally from Uganda but is eligible to play for Denmark as he moved away from his homeland as a baby.
The Danes have moved quickly to hand him an international call-up following the 19-year-old’s impressive start to the league campaign – and to mark the occasion his parents performed a tribal dance in front of the cameras.
Sisto was named the Danish Superliga Player of the Year for 2014 at the start of December after shining in Glen Riddersholm’s side during the past couple of seasons.
Sisto is one of several naturalised Ugandan players playing in Europe the others include Jordan Obita, who has Ugandan roots, but now features for England’s U-21, Ibra Sekajja in Patick Thistle in Scotland,
Sisto has scored seven goals in 17 league games for Danish league leaders FC Midtjylland so far this season.
Report from DailyMail and additional reporting from Kawowo Sports