Sunday, September 26, 2021

Fulham players sweet gesture towards teen fan with cerebral palsy will win your heart; watch video

An English football team is winning hearts online after celebrating a goal with a 13-year-old differently-abled fan. The video of the members coming near the young fan to hug him has emerged on social media.

Yes, Fulham FC players were seen rejoicing Aleksandar Mitrovic's goal upon Bristol City by going to Rhys Porter, who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy and epilepsy and is also the victim of social media bullying.

The heart winning moment was caught on camera and has accumulated over 5.4 million views.

After sharing videos of him representing for Feltham Bees football club, 


Rhys Porter had received offensive messages and abusive comments on TikTok. A week before, Porter raised funds for Scope, a disability charity, by engaging in a goalkeeping challenge part of their 'Make it Count campaign. 

As per a report, Porter said, he didn't want to go to football coaching after reading the hurtful comments but was grateful for his online support. However, his story went viral, and the boy was invited to Wembley Stadium to train with the England cerebral palsy squad.

Fulham added him to their first-team squad by posting his complete player profile. They also offered him to practice with goalkeepers Paulo Gazzaniga and Marek Rodák.

The sweet gesture by the English team gained applause from the social media users, which also proves how kindness and humanity manage all the negativity. Watch the video.

from asianetnews

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