Cristiano Ronaldo Meets Haider – the boy who lost Both Parents [Video]
Haidar, a 3 -year-old who lost his parents last November in an attack in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, just got his dream to meet in person with Cristiano Ronaldo, true. The young Cristiano Ronaldo fan was the survivor from last month’s bombing in Beirut that killed over 40 people including both his parents.
“Haidar, a three-year-old child who in November lost both of his parents in bombings in Beirut, saw his dream come true on Friday when he was given the opportunity to meet his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo,” Real Madrid said in a statement posted on its website. The young Lebanese was welcomed by club president Florentino Perez who also arranged for a short trip to the club’s trophy room. “Following the brutal attack in the Lebanese capital last month, the story of Haidar, photographed in a Real Madrid shirt after surviving the massacre, came to global attention,” the statement said.
“And since then, the club had been ceaseless in its efforts to get in contact with him and arrange for his dream of meeting Cristiano.”
Haidar was also gifted with a Real Madrid shirt with his name and Cristiano Ronaldo’s jersey number printed on it. In addition, this Sunday he will also be present in the derby against Rayo, most probably will enter the ground holding the hands of his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo. This isn’t the first time Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo have arranged a day to be remembered for a fan. A few months back a Syrian refugee boy was also brought up by the club who was humiliated by a camera-women earlier. Real Madrid also arranged a job for Syrian’s father who had been working as a football coach back in his country apart from enrolling the young one into one of its subsidiary clubs. The best club and the best footballer in the world keep winning the hearts together.