Dad films blind son living every moment of Arsenal’s win

first_img Blind Arsenal fan shows off his football skillsTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 2:20FullscreenBlind Arsenal fan shows off his football skillshttps://metro.co.uk/video/blind-arsenal-fan-shows-football-skills-2011636/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Mikey went blind at seven after developing a rare eye condition called rod cone dystrophy.He lost his vision completely but it didn’t stop his natural ability with a football.Just a year later he was training with a specialist England coach, and he’s now being touted as a future star in B1 football for blind people.Mikey uploads footage of his incredible skills online, and they’re shared by some of his Arsenal heroes. Comment Got a story for Metro.co.uk? Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co.uk. For more stories like this, check our news page. Advertisement Advertisement What a moment it was for Mikey (Picture: @mikeypoulli) Dad films blind son living every moment of Arsenal’s wincenter_img Blind boy celebrates Arsenal’s winner at the EmiratesTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:22FullscreenBlind boy celebrates Arsenal’s winner at the Emirateshttps://metro.co.uk/video/blind-boy-celebrates-arsenals-winner-emirates-2011630/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This the beautiful moment an eight-year-old boy lives every moment of Arsenal’s late goal against Aston Villa.Mikey Poulli is a huge Arsenal fan and his dad was on hand to film Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s crucial winner, making it 3-2 at the Emirates.The little Gooner shared the footage online to prove he might be blind but he doesn’t need ‘to see to believe’.Mikey also said thank you to Aubameyang on Twitter for the ‘amazing moment and feeling’ and the striker responded with a heart emoji.ADVERTISEMENTHis dad John said moments like that are why he keeps taking him to matches.AdvertisementAdvertisementHe told Metro.co.uk: ‘I love taking my son to games to see his reaction and how happy he is when Arsenal score and win. Joe RobertsMonday 23 Sep 2019 3:37 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link855Shares Mikey celebrates the moment thew goal went in (Picture: @mikeypoulli) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates his winner against Aston Villa (Picture: Michael Steele/Getty Images)‘He’s a diehard Gooner, and fully understands the game and passion.‘Being blind has never stopped him or us from doing anything. He never gives up, which is why he’s a talented footballer himself and trains with England.’He added: ‘It means the world to me for him to be happy, and taking him to Arsenal makes him so happy to hear the songs and fans roar when we score.‘He’s obsessed with it.’ Sign Up for News UpdatesGet your need-to-know latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and moreSign upNot convinced? Find out more »last_img

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