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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Vote Now For This Little Browns Fan

Posted By on Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 2:53 PM

The National Football League is in the throes of its first My Little NFL Fan contest — a competition that seeks photos of youngsters from across the nation in efforts to find the most adorable, most prideful young fan from each of the nation's professional football teams.

We'll go ahead a give you a spoiler: The results, thus far, are really freaking cute.

From a pool of hundreds, nay thousands, of submissions, 64 finalists were chosen and divided into two age groups: 0-24 months and ages 25-47 months. One such finalist is Cleveland's own Joseph Vinciguerra who won the hearts of the contest sponsors with this adorable photo, taken by Bay Village photographer Danielle DiBenedetto Shellito:

  • Danielle DiBenedetto Shellito + Darby Corna Vinciguerra

Now, the six-month-old needs your help to make it on to the championships and bring My Little NFL Fan glory to his hometown which would include a photo shoot here in Cleveland, plus a spread in an upcoming NFL Shop Catalog.

So, look for this photo of Joseph, and vote once per day right here through Thursday on

  • Darby Corna Vinciguerra

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