Man Utd Players Surprise Young GK With Cerebral Palsy In Inspiring Video
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Eleven-year-old Samuel suffers from cerebral palsy and cannot walk without assistance, but he doesn’t let his condition stop him from pursuing his dreams. Manchester United inspires the young goalkeeper, but at the end of the day, Samuel is an inspiration to all of us.
Sam revealed, “Having cerebral palsy is very hard, and playing football is a bit difficult but I don’t really take that as a big issue, I just get on with it.”
Samuel’s story and positive attitude earned him an invitation to meet some of his favorite players. David de Gea, Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimović made the young United fan’s dreams come true. “Going to the training ground was the best day of my life. De Gea gave me his actual gloves, which was way better than anything I have ever got,” Samuel said.
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Mario Balotelli was also touched by Samuel’s strength and cheerful attitude. The Italian player took to Instagram to spread his powerful story.