Mo Salah plays keepy-uppy with young amputee footballers

Mo Salah plays keepy-uppy with young amputee footballers

Amputee footballers played keepy-uppy with Mo Salah ahead of Liverpool’s Uefa Super Cup clash against Chelsea.

Players from both teams enjoyed a session chatting to and playing with some young footballers from the Turkish Sports Federation for the Physically Disabled at Besiktas Park in Istanbul.

In a series of videos tweeted by the clubs and the Uefa Foundation, the kids can been seeing enjoying kickabouts and keepy-uppy sessions with players including Salah, Sadio Mane and N’golo Kante.

Another shows Olivier Giroud chatting and shaking hands with one of the young players, Agit Siyar.

The event is intended to “highlight that football leaves no one aside”, according the Uefa Foundation.

Youngsters from the Turkish Sports Federation for the Physically Disabled will also join the Turkish Radio and Television polyphonic children’s choir to sing Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds at the opening ceremony for Wednesday’s Super Cup.

- Press Association

More on this topic

Reds trip up on night of frustration in NaplesReds trip up on night of frustration in Naples

Quinn confident Girls in Green are on verge of making historyQuinn confident Girls in Green are on verge of making history

Barkley is our penalty-taker, insists Chelsea boss LampardBarkley is our penalty-taker, insists Chelsea boss Lampard

Chelsea pay Champions League penalty as Barkley misses late spot-kickChelsea pay Champions League penalty as Barkley misses late spot-kick


More in this Section

Reds trip up on night of frustration in NaplesReds trip up on night of frustration in Naples

Barkley is our penalty-taker, insists Chelsea boss LampardBarkley is our penalty-taker, insists Chelsea boss Lampard

Chelsea pay Champions League penalty as Barkley misses late spot-kickChelsea pay Champions League penalty as Barkley misses late spot-kick

Ter Stegen denies Dortmund as Barcelona struggle in Champions League openerTer Stegen denies Dortmund as Barcelona struggle in Champions League opener


Lifestyle

This season textiles trend large, full of colour and exotic pattern, and applied in new ways to make a personal design statement from the living room to the bedroom, writes Carol O’CallaghanTextile trends that can help you make a personal design statement

More From The Irish Examiner