WATCH: Alejandro Garnacho gifts his match-worn boots to young fan; ADORABLE video goes viral
Alejandro Garnacho gifted a young fan his match-worn boots post-Everton game.
Alejandro Garnacho with a fan (Via X/@bd_albiceleste)
Days after scoring a wonder goal at Goodison Park, Alejandro Garnacho has taken the limelight yet again. However, this time around, the player has caught the hearts of many and it’s not for what he did on the football pitch. The player met with a young boy named George who was celebrating his birthday and gave him his match-worn boots which he used to score the bicycle kick against Everton.
Alejandro Garnacho took to the pitch in his new boots – Nike AV Zoom against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. The new release of Cristiano Ronaldo‘s boots debuted on social media by the Argentine just 5 days prior to the game. His selfless act of meeting with the fan who was celebrating his birthday has gone viral on social media. The young fan, who was dressed up in a full Argentina kit was overjoyed to see the Manchester United #17.
The fan held up a poster of the goal and handed it over to Garnacho. He returned the favor, as he handed the boots worn by him against Everton, signed by the player. The 25-year-old said:
Here's my present, my gift.
George was left in tears after the meeting as he said:
I love you Garnacho. You're the best in the World.
A picture of the fan posing with the signed boots and poster was also posted on social media.
Bruno Fernandes talks about Garnacho’s bicycle kick against Everton
The 19-year-old Argentine scored one of the ‘goals of the year’ against Everton in the Premier League. His strike in the 3rd minute earned him a lot of praise from fans, pundits and players alike. Speaking on his goal, Manchester United captain Bruno Fernandes heaped praise on the youngster and drew similarities between him and Cristiano Ronaldo.
The United captain, expressing his amusement, said:
The goal was amazing, almost like something that was out of this World. He's probably watching too many clips of Ronaldo.
It is no secret that Garnacho is a devout Ronaldo fan, and has expressed it several times in the past. Garnacho celebrated his goal by hitting the ‘SIU’ in front of the Everton crowd.
Even though the youngster has tried to emulate Ronaldo’s celebrations and goals, Bruno Fernandes shared his take on the same.
There's still a long way for him to go for him to be like Ronaldo, but he's finding his feet.
He added more, saying that Garnacho has what it takes to be ‘special’ in the footballing world, but has to do more than that one goal.
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