Amputee footballers played keepy-uppy with Mo Salah ahead of Liverpool’s Uefa Super Cup clash against Chelsea.
Wonderful ❤️August 13, 2019
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.
Great to meet you @AgitSiyaragit
Never give up as you said and keep believe lil bro 💪🏼 Bless you 🙏🏼❤️ https://t.co/fx5k2n9MHG— Olivier Giroud (@_OlivierGiroud_) August 13, 2019
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