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11-year-old has adorable reaction to Jesús Aguilar's All-Star selection

Posted at 10:44 PM, Jul 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-12 15:37:16-04

One pint-sized Brewers fan claims she's an early adopter of the slogan used to select Jesús Aguilar into the All-Star game, and her reaction to his selection is priceless. 

Milwaukee Brewers' first baseman Aguilar will be playing in the MLB All-Star game later this month. Aguilar garnered more than 20 million votes to make it in, after a three-day campaign with the hashtag #WeBelieveInJesús. 

Fans like 11-year-old Lilly Kiracofe voted several times for Aguilar.

"I’m really happy that he made it because he deserves it," she said. 

Kiracofe says she was one of the early adopters of the "We Believe in Jesus" slogan. She wrote the saying on a poster at a game in Minneapolis this May. 

After the game, Lilly went to meet Aguilar and was surprised by what happened next.

"He handed his bat and his gloves to me from the dugout," she said. 

Lilly keeps the mementos and continues to root for Aguilar.  

The All-Star game will be played in Washington, D.C. July 17.