Syrian boy fulfils dream of meeting Ronaldo
12 March 2023 | 12:03 pm
A boy from Syria who told rescue workers after a devastating earthquake in February that he wanted to meet Cristiano Ronaldo came face to face with his idol after being invited to watch his club Al Nassr play in Saudi Arabia.
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